The NetSuite Cloud Computing Seminar Series: THE BUSINESS CLOUD

November 5, 2009 | 8:30 — 11:30am | The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

The Cloud is Changing Everything

Please join us for the NetSuite Cloud Computing Seminar on Thursday, November 5, at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, to discover how cloud computing and business management suites are transforming the financial and business operations of companies all over the world.

You'll hear from Jim McGeever, CFO of NetSuite, and an expert panel of financial executives who have moved their key business operations to the cloud—and are slashing IT costs and driving high performance.

What You'll Learn

At this complimentary seminar, you'll learn:

  • What the buzz around cloud computing is all about—and why it's becoming a business priority
  • Why cloud computing is the more efficient, cheaper and greener way to reduce both IT costs and energy usage
  • How you can finally manage your multi-subsidiary and multinational operations in real time, gain local control and visibility, and simplify multi-currency financial consolidation
  • How real-time dashboards, analytics and continuous planning can give your company a competitive advantage.
8:30 – 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15am Welcome and Introductions
9:15 – 9:45am Keynote: "The New TCO: Total Cloud Ownership"
Vinnie Mirchandani, Founder, Deal Architect
9:45 – 10:30am Keynote: "How the Cloud Transforms Business Management"
Jim McGeever, CFO, NetSuite
10:30 – 11:00am

Executive Panel: “How the Cloud Changes Everything”
Calvin Jackman, Controller, Mycom North America Inc.
David Stover, CFO, Asahi Kasei Spandex America
Chris Hauser, CFO, NASCO

11:00 – 11:15am Q&A
11:15 – 11:30am Wrap Up

Jim McGeever
Chief Financial Officer
NetSuite Inc.

Jim McGeever joined NetSuite as the company's chief financial officer in 2000 with more than 15 years' experience in finance and accounting for the high-tech industry. A veteran of several successful IPOs, McGeever is responsible for overseeing NetSuite's global financial initiatives. In 2007, he was one of the main driving forces behind NetSuite's IPO.

Prior to NetSuite, McGeever was the controller for Clontech Laboratories, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company that was acquired by Becton Dickinson. Before that, he was the corporate controller at Photon Dynamics, Inc., a capital equipment maker. While at Photon Dynamics, he helped the company through a successful IPO in 1994. Earlier in his career, he worked at Ernst & Young.

Mr. McGeever is a qualified chartered accountant. He holds a B.Sc. from the London School of Economics.

Vinnie Mirchandani
Deal Architect

Vinnie Mirchandani is founder of Deal Architect Inc., a technology advisory firm that was recognized in the Black Book of Outsourcing as one of the top boutique sourcing advisory firms. Previously, he was a technology industry analyst with Gartner, where he analyzed the ERP software and related services market. Before that, he was an outsourcing executive with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), now part of IBM, where he helped clients across the globe plan and implement a variety of packaged application software.

Mirchandani writes two widely read technology blogs: Deal Architect focuses on disruptive trends in third-party maintenance, SaaS, global outsourcing and cloud computing and the economics of technology, while New Florence. New Renaissance covers innovation in a wide range of technologies, from telemetry to web services and virtualization. Last year, The Industry Standard rated Deal Architect as one of its best technology blogs.

Venue Details

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
3434 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 237-7200




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