Dave Kellogg, CEO of Host Analytics, used his experience in creating three budgets over his career to talk about how he learned to develop a model for finance transformation.
Dave Kellogg of Host Analytics Provides Five Steps to Improving the Relationship Between Finance and the CEO
Dave Kellogg, CEO at Host Analytics, examined the alignment between financial and operations and its impact on today’s businesses during his presentation with Argyle’s CFO membership at the 2015 Chief Financial Officer Leadership Forum in New York on Nov. 5. In his presentation, Kellogg explained how enterprise modeling tools can help businesses link operational plans ...(read more)
"We don’t think it’s good that sales ops is on a different tool, different building and they've got all the interesting bookings capacity or that marketing operations has all these tremendous leading indicators ... We're trying to reunite that."
"We understand the ultimate goal of finance is to kind of be a business partner. That if you ask most finance people what their vision is, what they’re trying to accomplish they’ll say it’s table stakes to do transactions. Compliance, that’s table stakes. That’s not a, we have to do it, but it’s not really what it’s all about. The real purpose, what we’re trying to accomplish is something higher and in fact, we’d like to be a business partner to the CEO.