The world is changing faster than ever before. Digitization, complex supply chains and corporate social responsibility are just some of the challenges facing today’s business leaders. But many lack the processes and technology to predict, plan for and adapt to these challenges when it matters most.
In this virtual roundtable, Rob Kugel, Senior VP, Research at Ventana Research joins Jordan Butler, Management Consulting Manager at Accenture, and Ed Gromann, Vice President - Global Analyst Relations, at Board International to discuss the trends shaping the future of business planning, the impact of advanced planning capabilities, and what you can do to stay ahead.
Robert Kugel, Ventana Research
Senior VP, Research Director
Robert started and leads the Finance and Business practice at Ventana Research. He was instrumental in developing the company's Benchmark Research methodology, which enables Ventana Research to identify the gaps in a company's ability to execute in core functions and their relationship to technology and data. Robert's experience as an analyst covers multiple industries, such as banking, machinery, software and more.
Jordan Butler, Accenture
Management Consulting Manager
Jordan is a Manager in Accenture’s Finance Transformation practice, with a specialization in EPM platforms. Jordan has supported and led across all phases of the project lifecycle for EPM programs ranging from department-specific to Fortune 50 finance transformations across various industries including high-tech, financial services, consumer goods, and energy. In addition to EPM expertise, Jordan has functional process experience in budgeting and forecasting, reporting and analytics, and data integration.
Edward Gromann, Board International
Vice President - Global Analyst Relations
Since joining Board International in 2020, Ed has been responsible for managing all analyst-related activities, ensuring analysts are briefed on company strategy, solutions and services. Ed is also in charge of collaborating with the world's leading analysts to expand Board's presence across the globe.