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 shares personal experiences and insights to navigating the CFO and CIO relationship.
0:45 – Manny shares that while skillsets are crossing over between technology and finance, but a partnership and speaking the same language is KEY.
1:00 – Regardless of reporting lines, in the end, both departments are trying to achieve the right thing for the company or an entity. The “right thing” can be defined by a combination of process flows and the tech used to support it.
1:14 – As a CFO himself, Manny is continuously checking with the IT organization as they play such a big role in helping him accomplish his goals and vice versa.