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IBM Finance Forum 2013
Toronto - Tuesday, April 16


Steve Player Steve Player

Director, BBRT North America
Managing Director, Beyond EPS Advisors

The Player Group

Steve Player serves as the North America Program Director for the Beyond Budgeting Round Table (BBRT) and works with BBRT member companies to implement continuous planning processes.

He has over 30 years experience with improving performance management and implementing strategic planning processes. He is also the Managing Director of Beyond EPS Advisors, a Business consulting firm, and founder of ABM SMART. He is the co-author of Future Ready: How to Master Business Forecasting and Beyond Performance Management as well as five other books. He writes the “Finance Transformation” column for Business Finance Magazine featuring CFO interviews from leading organizations on innovative finance and planning processes

Pat Calitri, CPA, CA Pat Calitri, CPA, CA

WW Business Unit Executive,
Financial Close & Disclosure Management


Pat Calitri manages IBM's Financial Close Management and Disclosure Management solutions within their Business Analytics division. In this role, Pat is responsible for defining and implementing the global market strategy for IBM's solutions that automate all areas of the financial close process including the generation of data as well as the production of the various internal/external reports and analysis that result.

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