Big Moves to Pivot Forward

9 February 2021 | Original Broadcast

<Big Moves to Pivot Forward

Dare to innovate and achieve big rewards

The pandemic rapidly changed customer behavior—driving the need for new products, services, and sales models. Companies must significantly adjust business models to survive and thrive; small, incremental tweaks won’t work. CFOs who make big moves will be the ones to successfully navigate uncertainty, recapture growth, and turbocharge skill sets for the next normal. Learn how Oracle's Larry Ellison and executives from M&G plc, Lyft, Square, Williams-Sonoma, and our sponsor PwC are taking action to fuel new growth opportunities.

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Welcome & Intro - Get Ready to Grow

Juergen Lindner introduces the speakers and topics of the event, and shares appreciation for our customers with "The Little Things You Do" song.

Big Moves to Pivot Forward: A Conversation with Larry Ellison

Oracle has a history of making bold moves to outpace the competition. Hear from Oracle Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison on the investments Oracle is making to extend its leadership in the cloud and deliver more value to customers.

PwC CFO Outlook: Return to Growth

CFOs surveyed by PwC in the last quarter of 2020 expect their companies to increase revenue over the next 12 months. Hear about top priorities for CFOs going into 2021 and the actions finance teams are taking to meet the challenges of the new year.

Innovating the Global Payments Industry: A Conversation with Square

Square has a history of evolving its business model with breakthrough products and services enabling small business to thrive. Hear how finance is supporting innovation at Square as it reinvents the global payments industry.

M&G plc Drives Growth and Builds Out Wealth Management via Acquisition

M&G plc acquired Ascentric in 2020 to broaden their wealth management platform and access a new set of customers. Hear from Paul Cooper, Deputy CFO, on how they are digitally transforming and increasing value for their employees and customers.

Pivot to Growth with M&A: A Conversation with goPuff

With the acquisition of BevMo, goPuff is cementing its competitive advantages in the highly competitive grocery delivery market. goPuff shares how the cloud will help maximize acquisition value and create a platform for future growth.

Envisioning the Finance Pivot to Growth

Oracle development executives share technologies, best practices, and capabilities CFOs and their finance teams need to reignite growth and lead their companies in an economy reshaped by the pandemic.

Accelerating the Financial Close at Lyft

Lyft shares how the ride-sharing giant is accelerating an automated close using a full suite of cloud ERP and EPM apps to deliver greater transparency and insight, strengthen control and compliance, and enable the move to touchless transactions.

Realizing a One-day Financial Close at Oracle

A fast close supports quick pivots and enables marketplace success. Learn from Oracle Corporate Controller Maria Smith how finance automation and a unified cloud platform have accelerated Oracle’s vision for a one-day close.

Building a Risk Intelligent Culture at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Hear from Williams-Sonoma how the retail icon is using Oracle Risk Cloud to create a risk-intelligent culture that strengthens control and compliance, and encourages informed risk-taking.

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