You’re watching a Future Office of the CFO Minute – where you’ll find timely perspectives designed to equip financial executives for strong, future-ready decisions. Hosted by John Siefert, Acceleration Economy Network Co-Founder and CEO, this series features discussions with Manny Korakis, a Senior Level Finance Executive at a multi-national corporation. In this episode, Manny offers CFO insights on how financial leaders are adapting to CFO evolution.
00:15 – Manny breaks down how he and others in financial leadership roles are adapting to CFO evolution. He suggests that it’s about asking the right questions and being inquisitive, not just about financial matters but also about things that impact the flow of information.
00:58 – In adapting to the new role of the CFO, Manny discusses how it can involve taking steps to self-educate. With further education, financial leaders will be better prepared to weigh in on financial matters and more.
01:08 – How can you educate yourself? Manny shares his experiences. For example, he recommends attending conferences led by technology leaders. By attending conferences, these leaders will be able to give insight on how to leverage various technologies. Additionally, it’s an opportunity to network with others in the industry. It’s not just about completing training courses. It also involves meeting people who can show you how to use different technological tools.