This panel session brings together CFOs & other senior finance executives to discuss the ways in which technology aid the company finance team. This includes data vizulization, corporate performance management tools and technology for faster work. Moderator: CFO, Calloway's Panelists CFO, NREL CFO, PlaceIQ
Matt is the Chief Financial Officer of PlaceIQ. He was previously CFO of Persado and prior to that CFO and Vice President of Sales Operations at Magnetic Media Online, a provider of digital advertising technology. Prior to Magnetic, Matt spent past six years in both finance and sales operations at AOL. While at AOL, Matt held numerous positions where he was charged with everything from analyzing sell-through rates and CPMs, to organizing sales expenditures and revenue. Before AOL, Matt worked as a business consultant at IBM in the government projects group
Mr. Reynolds is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Calloway’s, where he is responsible for the company's accounting, finance, administration and information technology. Dan joined Calloways Nursery Inc. in 1990, where he developed its financial, operating and merchandising decision-support systems. His responsibilities include all financial and management reporting, treasury management, credit facilities, corporate and shareholder records, SEC and stock market compliance, public, media and investor relations, risk management and budgeting.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Mr. Barwell joined the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO in August 2013, where he serves as the Chief Financial Officer. NREL is the U.S. Department of Energy's primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. He brings over twenty-seven years of experience as a business executive, management consultant, and professional accountant gained in organizations undergoing significant change. He has helped both public and private sector organizations execute strategic plans, reengineer business processes, and implement major functional business systems. His experience spans the professional services, energy, aerospace, retail real estate, utilities, and rail industries. Prior to joining NREL, Mr. Barwell was a Managing Director in the Global Public Sector practice at Grant Thornton, a leading global accounting and advisory firm. He joined Grant Thornton after nearly five years at the U.S. Department of Energy, where he served as the Acting and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, where he was responsible for the full range of financial management services in the Department, including executing the Department’s $26 billion budget to support important energy, scientific, and national security investments. He had direct responsibility for the Department’s financial management, budget formulation and execution, program analysis and evaluation, and corporate information systems organizations. Prior to joining the Department of Energy, Mr. Barwell also served as the Director for Enterprise Strategy and Planning at Analytic Services Inc.; in business transformation roles at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); as a Principal Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, based in the Washington, D.C. and London, U.K. offices; and KPMG. He has also held financial management positions in the privatized rail industry. A native of Derby in the U.K. Mr. Barwell graduated from Lancaster University with a bachelor's degree in Economics. He is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the U.K.