FinTech Transformation Event Co-hosted by Lola.com and MineralTree
Event Brings Together Finance Tech Startups and Forward-Thinking Finance Teams on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Boston
BOSTON – June 4, 2019 – Lola.com, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, and report on business travel, is co-hosting the event, “Productivity to Profits: How Technology is Transforming Finance,” along with MineralTree , a market-leading Accounts Payable and Payment Automation solution provider, on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Boston. The panel discussion is focused on how finance is now embracing the tech space. Panelists include Rebecca Morrison, VP of Finance and Operations at Lola.com, Alix Gregory, Finance and Operations Lead at Robin, and Alice Zottoli, Accounting Manager at the Boston Celtics. Moderator is Chris Sands, CFO at MineralTree.
WHAT: “Productivity to Profits: How Technology is Transforming Finance,” Co-hosted by Lola.com and MineralTree
WHEN: Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EDT
WHERE: Tuscan Kitchen Seaport, 64 Seaport Boulevard, Boston
From T&E and payables staff in the back-office to the decision makers in the corner office, the entire finance function is under a tech transformation. Sales and marketing departments were among the first to benefit from the ease of automation. Then, a flurry of tech tools penetrated human resources and other admin areas of the organization. Now it’s finance’s turn.
“Leading this shift and tech transformation for finance teams are the disruptive fintech startups developing software solutions as well as the forward-thinking finance teams striving for greater efficiencies,” said Morrison. “At this event, we are bringing these groups together to talk about how finance organizations are embracing the tech space successfully.”
Attendees are invited for a night of networking and a one-hour panel discussion featuring insights from the region’s best and brightest fintech startups as well as experiences from finance leaders at organizations embracing this transformation. The discussion is specifically focused on the changing role of modern finance teams, real-world insights from businesses automating AP including struggles and successes, streamlining, saving, and efficiencies realized in corporate travel, breaking down internal barriers, and securing buy-in for fintech solutions.
At Lola.com, Morrison oversees financial reporting and analysis, forecasting, and budget management. Previously, she was VP, Global Finance and Operations at Midaxo, a leader in M&A software, where she oversaw all back-office operations including finance, operations, HR, and admin. She spent four years at HubSpot holding various roles with the Sales Strategy and Operations team, as well as the Finance organization. Prior to her time at HubSpot, Morrison spent nine years in various finance and operations roles at EMC and RSA, the Security Division of EMC, including a three year stint in Singapore.
Sands is an accomplished finance leader with a diverse background in a number of finance and related functions – from Treasury and FP&A to Investor Relations and Investment Banking at leading firms including PwC, Barclays, and J.P. Morgan. He held senior leadership roles at EnerNOC and Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Zottoli has held various roles at the Boston Celtics for more than four years. Gregory has held finance and operations positions at Robin for three years.
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Lola.com makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to manage, book and report on business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. Lola.com uses machine learning and 24/7 support to help travelers easily book trips, while empowering managers to create policies, view budgets and expenditures, and monitor their globetrotting team efficiently. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, previously CMO at HubSpot. For more information, visit https://www.lola.com/ and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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