Join this session to hear the latest results and analysis from SAPinsider's Head of Research on the state of the art of financial management and SAP's feedback. Learn from Martin Naraschewski about how SAP innovations are helping customers transform their finance functions – and how the powerful insights finance can provide can help steer businesses in times of uncertainty. Listen to Christopher Sessar, former CFO of SAP Germany, and currently the head of corporate financial reporting for SAP SE, will sharing his insights from his roles as both a producer of – and consumer of – finance processes.
MEET THE EXPERTS
Michel Haesendonckx is Global Solution Owner at SAP SE for SAP’s solutions in the area of Finance in general, focusing on Financial Planning & Analysis more specifically. In this role he is responsible for the solution strategy and drives the global go-to-market in this area, being highly involved in key innovation topics. He has 22 years of experience in the area of finance processes as well as analytics, of which 20 years in relation to SAP solutions. Apart from having been responsible for Presales and Business Development for the Finance line of business at SAP Belgium-Luxembourg for 8 years, he built his functional experience as external auditor, controller in the oil & gas sector and CFO in the port logistics industry. He further extended his view in this field through his leadership position in FP&A in a globally operating consulting organization. His practical experience is backed by a post university degree in Controlling. In addition, he is the author of the book “SAP S/4HANA Finance: The Reference Guide to What’s New” (ISBN 978-1-4932-1806-6).
Rizal (Riz) serves as Wellesley Information Service’s Chief of Content. He oversees content and business planning, helping WIS’s global customers and partners discover new ways to leverage content for competitive advantage. Prior to WIS, Riz was a Research Associate with Forrester Research and a reporter for the Manila Times in the Philippines. Riz earned dual degrees from Dartmouth College in History and Economics.