Tuesday Morning Learning Opps

Deloitte Corporate Showcase

The Future of Finance in a Digital World

  • Tuesday, July 16
  • 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 4, 17B
  • IT


Ann Anderson

Associate Vice President for Finance-Enterprise Services

University of Washington

Seattle, Washington

Melody Bianchetto

Vice President for Finance

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Cole Clark

Managing Director, Higher Education

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Atlanta, Georgia

James Kemp

Managing Director, Higher Education

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Avon Lake, Ohio

Matt Schwenderman

National Leader, Finance Transformation

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Philaldephia, Pennsylvania


From cloud computing and robotics to analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation, a new class of digital disruptors is transforming university financial operations. Cloud-based platforms in particular offer tremendous potential for changing the way we work and our impact on the institutions we serve. During this session, panelists will discuss finance transformation programs being undertaken by research universities, in addition to sharing their visions for the future of finance and the benefits they hope to achieve with emerging technologies.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore new and emerging technologies that will change the way we work on campuses
  • Evaluate the business benefits associated with adopting new and emerging technologies
  • Define steps in the transformation journey, from building the business case for change to planning and implementation, and the importance of stakeholder engagement