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SoftCo to Host Joint Webcast with Amazon Web Services

On Wednesday 10th March, SoftCo will be hosting a joint webcast with the world’s leading cloud platform provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The webcast, Finance in the Cloud – What Every CFO Needs to Know, will be hosted by SoftCo’s SVP Pre-Sales, Garret Pearse, along with Director of AWS Enterprise Strategy, Mark Schwartz.

According to a recent report by EY, there is a growing awareness amongst CFOs that cloud computing is the environment in which digital transformation must take place. It is therefore imperative that all CFOs fully understand what cloud computing is, the benefits it can bring to the Finance function and key questions to ask in order to avoid any pitfalls.

During this webcast, Garret and Mark will discuss the rise in popularity of cloud technology and will also address the key questions relating to cloud adoption that every CFO should be asking around topics such as cost, security, integration and IT effort.

To register for this free webcast, click here.

About the Speakers:


Garret Pearse, SVP Pre-Sales, SoftCo

Garret is a senior consultant at SoftCo with over 20 years’ experience, Garret specializes in introducing best practice, automated P2P processes to global organizations. He has been instrumental in transforming P2P in hundreds of global organizations across all industries. He has recently worked with Primark, PwC, and Renault.



Mark Schwartz, Director of AWS Enterprise Strategy

Mark Schwartz joined AWS as an Enterprise Strategist and Evangelist in July 2017. In this role, Mark works with enterprise technology executives to share experiences and strategies for how the cloud can help them increase speed and agility while devoting more of their resources to their customers.

Prior to joining AWS, he was CIO of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (in the Department of Homeland Security), where he led a large digital transformation effort, moving the agency to the cloud, introducing and refining DevOps and Agile techniques, and adopting user-centric design approaches.

Mark is the author of a number of publications, including The Art of Business Value and A Seat at the Table: IT Leadership in the Age of Agility, War, Peace and IT. He has also received awards for Leadership in Technology Innovation, the Federal 100 IT Leaders, and a CIO Magazine 100 award.

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