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Digital transformation: the role of the CFO

In this episode of The Better Finance Podcast, John Murphy, Executive Vice President and CFO at Adobe Inc., joins podcast host and EY’s Myles Corson to discuss the role of the CFO in enabling digital transformation and its impact on the finance function. 

Related topics CFO reporting agenda Digital

Key takeaways

  • The modern finance function is being asked to be much more agile. While the role of the CFO has always been to be steward and protector of financial integrity, it is evolving to include driving operational performance and efficiency, and actively engaging in internal and external strategy.
  • As finance function evolves to take a larger role as the champions of organization’s financial and strategic objectives, the finance team needs to focus on fully understanding what it takes to execute the overall plan and ensure a level of consistency and transparency.
  • Conventional metrics for financial success are evolving with the use of technology in value measurement. Today’s new measurements are providing greater insight into the health of the business and support better business decisions.

Presenters

Myles Corson
EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Markets Leader

Podcast

Season 2, Episode 4

Duration 19m 46s

In this series

Series overview
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Digital transformation: the role of the CFO

John Murphy, EVP and CFO at Adobe Inc. joins EY’s Myles Corson to discuss the role of the CFO in enabling digital transformation.
Podcast

Season 2, Episode 4

Duration
19m 46s

Presenters

Myles Corson

EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Markets Leader

How Emerging Tech is Evolving the Finance Function

In this episode, EY's Myles Corson and Emerging Technologies Leader, Chris Mazzei, discuss emerging technologies.
Podcast

Season 2, Episode 3

Duration
27m 19s

Presenters

Myles Corson

EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Markets Leader

Chris Mazzei

EY Chief Data & Analytics Officer and EY Global Innovation Technologies Leader

Digital Transformation: Building the Finance Leader of the Future

In this episode, EY's Myles Corson and Global Vice Chair of Assurance, Felice Persico, discuss how finance is being redefined.
Podcast

Season 2, Episode 2

Duration
17m 12s

Presenters

Myles Corson

EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Markets Leader

Felice Persico

EY Global Assurance Vice Chair

Data-Driven Finance: From Insight to Action

In this episode, EY's Myles Corson and Microsoft Americas CFO, Jack Ryder, discuss evolving role of finance.
Podcast

Season 2, Episode 1

Duration
29m 23s

Presenters

Myles Corson

EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Markets Leader

Blockchain: The technology reshaping finances

In this episode EY's Myles Corson and Paul Brody discuss blockchain's revolutionary impact.
Podcast

Season 1, Episode 2

Duration
15m 36s

Presenters

Myles Corson

EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Markets Leader

Paul R. Brody

EY Global Blockchain Leader

Finance 4.0: The changing role of finance in the new economy

In this episode EY's Myles Corson and Mike Cowan discuss the role of the finance function.
Podcast

Season 1, Episode 1

Duration
12m 20s

Presenters

Myles Corson

EY Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Markets Leader