Using Business Intelligence to Drive FP&A
The increasing abundance of data, computing in combination with user friendly tools for analysis are making data driven decisions the norm in most industries. Hear from Microsoft’s North American FP&A lead and Chief of Staff how Microsoft finance transformed to be able to make better and faster decisions. Learn about the challenges they faced and their lessons learned. The presenters will make deep dives on Change Management, Data Governance and key advantages of modern business intelligence solutions.
Christian Berg is the Chief of Staff for finance at Microsoft’s North American sales and marketing organization. In this role, he manages finance and business projects led by or internal to finance. Bahar Tarhan is the FP&A Lead for finance at Microsoft’s North American sales and marketing organization. In this role, she leads and manages North America P&L and Biz processes. The pair will be conducting a joint presentation on how the Microsoft finance team is using business intelligence to drive faster decision making.