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The biggest three-day virtual finance conference is now over.
But you can still take away actionable insights, become a better finance leader,
and accelerate your professional journey.


What took place

The three-day virtual event featured 6 curated, in-depth sessions on the industry's hottest topics - powered by CFO Connect's community of 10,000 finance leaders.

The Future of Finance | September 19
Explore the evolving role of finance in technology and the importance of international market knowledge in an increasingly globalized world.
The Modern CFO's Toolkit | September 20
Learn about how to choose the best toolkit for your finance needs and discover how top CFOs plan to leverage artificial intelligence in their day-to-day work.
Leading with Purpose | September 21
Discover how to build company resilience through tough economic times and become a leader in company ethics and social responsibility.

Meet our Speakers

Learn from the best and brightest in the industry.

Saoirse Fahey

EMEA CFO, Stripe

Saoirse Fahey

Saoirse's background in finance spans over two decades, and she has held various CFO positions at enterprises like Microsoft and startups like Phorest. Today she leads the Finance & Strategy team at Stripe, and is based in Dublin.

Philippe Bouaziz

CFO & Founding Board Member, Deel

Philippe Bouaziz

Serial entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of building global business in software industry. Skilled in Enterprise Software, Corporate finance and international business development. Startup enthusiast, advisor and investor.

Dan Zhang

Senior VP Finance, ClickUp

Dan Zhang

Dan Zhang is an accomplished Finance and Operational leader with a proven track record of driving topline revenue and margin expansion at technology companies. With broad industry experience gained from renowned brands such as Amazon, Expedia, Zynga, and AppDynamics, Dan brings a wealth of operator expertise to her roles. Currently serving as the Senior Vice President of Finance at ClickUp, Dan oversees all aspects of finance, accounting, revenue operations, and IT, helped the company reach scale by developing strategic, multi-year plans, along with implementing operating frameworks and infrastructure necessary to execute them.

Amel Chouikh

Head of Finance, Uber

Amel Chouikh

Amel is a finance professional with a passion for digital transformation and over 14 years of experience across various industries, including consulting with Deloitte, energy with General Electric, technology and cloud with Microsoft, and digital marketplace with Uber. As the head of finance for Uber in the Middle East and Africa, Amel leverages her expertise to enhance the role of finance as a business partner and growth enabler.

Vulnavia Gura

CFO, The StudentHub Online

Vulnavia Gura

As a black female in South Africa with 14 years of finance experience, I'll share insights gained from diverse industries: retail (TFG), construction (Abland), property management (Mafadi), e-commerce (Autotrader, Bash) and edu-tech (The StudentHub)

Mohammad Hossein Tavangar

Financial Advisor, European Commision

Mohammad Hossein Tavangar

Mohammad Hossein Tavangar is a proven business executive who works as a Financial Advisor at the European Commission and a Director at the Founder Institute. He’s a venture capitalist with a background in management consulting who received his master’s from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is a multi-industry, in-depth business development forerunner with a startup and established industries background in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Event agenda

Here are the topics explored by our expert speakers.

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