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February 27, 2024

SAP Speaks on GenAI & Sustainability in Modern Finance

Modern Accounting
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SAP, the market leader in financial management software, helps CFOs and finance departments in companies of all sizes and industries streamline and automate their finance operations while enabling them to be change agents that drive transparency, resiliency, and sustainability for the enterprise. Our end-to-end financial management offering enables our customers to operate more profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference worldwide.

SAP & BlackLine

SAP has a long-standing strategic partnership with BlackLine and prioritises BeyondTheBlack as a global premier event for finance professionals. The conference offers an extensive, in-depth agenda of top-notch speakers, education, tracks, and networking opportunities for finance professionals looking to Go Beyond in transforming their financial accounting and closing processes to “beyond” best-in-class. BeyondTheBlack perfectly complements SAP’s offerings and aspirations for finance professionals.

SAP is thrilled to be a BeyondTheBlack Titanium sponsor and you will be thrilled with everything BeyondTheBlack offers. With 30+ sessions and plenty of deep dives with true finance experts, the learning and experiencing starts at BeyondTheBlack and will carry on into your professional role. What you learn in these two days will create new opportunities to manage and drive your finance role and organization to Go Beyond the status quo and envision what can be.

The SAP & BlackLine track has something for every industry and company size—not just current SAP customers—and is chock full of insight and learnings from pragmatic, quick wins to transformational, visionary strategies for driving and supporting business growth. 

Our Session

Modern finance is dynamic and moves quickly. Two strong forces significantly impact it: the introduction of genAI and the need for sustainability. Come discover how SAP is revolutionizing cloud ERP with cutting-edge genAI—which uses algorithms to anticipate problems before they arise—and sustainability insights, which may help your business genuinely bring out your best.

Our Speakers

Katharina Reichert, VP Product Marketing, SAP

Co-head of the Global Product Marketing team for Accounting and Central Finance, guiding large enterprises in their finance transformations and working collaboratively toward customer success. In her 20 years at SAP, she has held various marketing and product management positions in the accounting, finance operations, and GRC areas. She’s passionate about designing solutions that help finance teams run better.

Donatella Cechet, Chief Product Owner for Financial Accounting, SAP

Donatella drives portfolio decisions, product definition, and execution for record-to-report topics in SAP S/4HANA Cloud Public Edition. After starting as a Financial Consultant, she moved to different product management roles and later took responsibility for the whole Financial Accounting in Finance & Risk Product Management.

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