The CFO Story Forum 2019 Glimpses

The CFO Story Forum 2019 chronicled the discussions on the key competencies of a CFO in the present day and for future aspiring CFOs in the Asian context and brought together the latest progressive strategies, patterns on the finance function and rich insights out of the wealth of experience from finance experts & proven cut above CFOs to enhance the capabilities and efficiencies of your finance digital transformation journey. Through inspiring cases, panel debates and workshops, the one day forum gave insights into which tools you should invest in, what type of mindset is paramount to succeed and how you could create more value for your customers.

Here is a sneak peek into The CFO Story Forum, held on December 9, 2019 at Courtyard by  Marriott, Mumbai.

A colourful start to The CFO Story Forum 2019 Mumbai.

The day started with an interesting act, Technology – Finance Saga. Our finance experts recited the dialogues, mentioned on the backdrop with full-on expressions and excitement. It was indeed a great start to the conference!

Kannan Rajarathnam, Head Corporate Performance Monitoring at Hinduja gave the first keynote session of the day.

An insightful panel discussion on Digital Technology for CFOs – Story to Digital Mastery by our finance leaders.

Networking Goal – Team Inspiration!

In this panel discussion, our finance experts decoded the vital components of digital finance. They discussed on CFOs role in the emerging digital India, and what should be CFOs latest approach to agile finance that can remove the technology bottleneck of multiple legacy systems empowering CFOs to conceptualize, prioritize and build their own solutions to solve complex analytical challenges in finance.

An insightful session by Mr. Bhaskar Ranjan Das, Associate Director, CIMA India. He talked on Re-imagining Finance: The CFO Story.

Goods and Service Tax (GST) is structured for efficient tax collection, reduction in corruption, easy inter-state movement of goods and a lot more. Ms. Khushboo Thirani, Senior Tax Consultant, Cleartax discussed some key considerations to keep in mind in order to prepare for new the GST.

Another great panel discussion by finance visionaries.

Partner presentation by Mr Harish Rajput, Head Government & Very Large Business, Tally Solutions on GVLR Business.

Brigadier Sushil Bhasin explained the importance of time to our attendees and discussed the time investment strategies for the digital age.

A power-packed session on Women CFOs: Contributing New Perspectives in Driving Cohesive Team Culture led by our women leaders and Mr Vikas Jalan, CFO, OmniActive Health Technologies.

‘Digital’ is not just about the technologies. It’s about new ways of solving problems, creating unique experiences and accelerating business performance. In this panel session, our finance experts talked on Digital Workforce – Reimagining the Future of the Finance Function.

Highly insightful session by Rajarshi Mitra, Blockchain Researcher at Blockgeeks on Blockchain and the Finance Industry.

The day ended with recognizing some of the great finance professionals and their practices. At the CFO Story Awards 2019 ceremony, CPO Innovation celebrated the exceptional performances of these finance leaders and their organizations. A heartiest congratulations to all the winners of The CFO Story Awards 2019.

The great finance saga has not yet ended. The CFO Story Forum series is all set to make its comeback on February 27, 2020 at Bengaluru. A gathering of 150 industry peers in cross industry finance functions across Asia. For more info on CFO Story Bengaluru Edition log onto