Speakers

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  • Bob Sneed
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  • Carl Slabicki
    Carl Slabicki BNY Mellon
    Executive Manager, Treasury Services

    Carl Slabicki is the Head of Strategic Payment Solutions for BNY Mellon’s Treasury Services. In his current role, Carl is responsible for our Payables and Receivables product group that delivers specialized solutions to optimize payment flows for our multi-segment corporate client base, our bank clients in a private label capacity and our strategy to selectively partner with FinTechs to enhance and scale our services across the market. This product group focuses on providing holistic payment services to support the full spectrum of payables and receivables while optimizing our client’s payment flows and services by leveraging new networks and capabilities such as Real-Time Payments (RTP®), Tokenized Payments® now available with Zelle®, ACH, Check Processing and Specialized Industry Solutions. Mr. Slabicki is the Chair of Zelle’s Wholesale Payments Advisory Committee, a member of the Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Council and represents BNY Mellon on many industry working groups focused on faster payments such as The Clearing House’s RTP® network and Zelle® disbursements. Prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2014, Mr. Slabicki was the Treasurer for the Wurth Group of North America Inc. which is the regional in-house bank, holding company and shared service center for the Wurth Group. Mr. Slabicki graduated from Muhlenberg College with bachelor degrees in Economics and in Business Administration and is a graduate of SIFMA’s Security Industry Institute at Wharton. He is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) and a member of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP).

  • David Tao
    David Tao Gusto
    Risk, Treasury, and Payments

  • David Watt
    David Watt Sonder Inc.
    Head of Treasury

    David joined Sonder to found their Treasury department at the start of 2019. Prior to that he spent 4+ years helping Uber expand to nearly 80 countries leading a team that grew to 30 people across 3 locations in the San Francisco, Amsterdam, and Singapore. In addition to the two recent roles with start ups David worked in several public companies such as URS, eBay, and World savings. Before getting into Treasury David worked in Accounting and earned a CPA license in California.

  • Jeff Horowitz
    Jeff Horowitz BNY Mellon
  • Jim Scurlock
    Jim Scurlock Microsoft
  • Kevin Kallaugher
    Kevin Kallaugher The Economist
    Editorial Cartoonist

    Kevin Kallaugher (KAL) is the internationally award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Economist and the Baltimore Sun. In a distinguished career that spans 39 years, KAL has created over 8,000 cartoons and 140 magazine covers. His résumé includes six collections of his published work, exhibitions in a dozen countries, and awards and honours in seven. These awards include Feature Cartoonist of the Year in Britain, Cartoon of the Year in Europe, the Thomas Nast Prize in Germany and the 2017 Berryman Award for cartoonist of the year in the United States. A graduate of Harvard, he has created acclaimed animations and calendars, toured the United States with the Second City improv comedy troupe and addressed audiences around the world. The “World Encyclopedia of Cartoons” says of KAL, “Commanding a masterful style, Kallaugher stands among the premier caricaturists of the (twentieth) century.”

  • Peter Filipovic
    Peter Filipovic Starbucks Coffee Company
    VP, Treasurer

    Peter has joined Starbucks in 2006 and currently leads it Treasury & Risk Management function. His team is responsible for capital raising and allocation strategy, commodity and currency risk management, cash management, insurance and execution of worker’s comp and customer claims programs. Prior to his current role, Peter served in a number of business development roles most recently as director of international strategy and business development responsible for expanding Starbucks global footprint through company owned operations and licensed partnerships and driving execution of international ownership strategy. Earlier in his career Peter held various finance and treasury roles in Starbucks and Kimberly-Clark. He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and received Master of Business Administration degree from Thunderbird. Peter is passionate about balancing profitability with social good and it is important to him that alongside serving great coffee, Starbucks is a leader in corporate social responsibility inclusive of sustainability issues and using its balance sheet for good.

  • Priti Kartik
    Priti Kartik Logitech
    Head of Treasury, Credit and Collections

    Priti Kartik is Head of Global Treasury, Credit, and Collections at Logitech. She joined Logitech in 2012 as Senior Manager and as Head of Treasury since 2016, oversees all functions of Treasury globally. In 2018, her responsibilities expanded to include Global Credit and Collections. Prior to Logitech, Priti worked at Thoratec and Altera where she held various leadership positions in the Finance department. She also served as Vice President and President of the Silicon Valley AFP (formerly PTMA) in 2009-2011. Priti holds a Graduate Diploma in Finance from Australian National University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai, India and is CTP certified.

  • Robert Novaria
    Robert Novaria Treasury Alliance Group
    EuroFinance Tutor & Partner

    Bob has more than 30 years of corporate treasury experience in the roles of treasurer, credit director, finance manager and controller at BP America and Amoco Corporation. He has successfully managed post-acquisition integrations, technology upgrades and corporate restructurings. Currently, Bob is a partner with the Treasury Alliance Group, leveraging his corporate experience in client engagements dealing with global treasury, risk and crisis management; cash management and cash flow forecasting; working capital management; shared service operations and general management. He also shares his experiences by tutoring others in courses such as international cash and treasury management, corporate risk management and cash flow forecasting, as well as by chairing, moderating and speaking at treasury conferences worldwide.

  • Zac Nesper
    Zac Nesper HP Inc.
    SVP & Global Head of Treasury

    Zac Nesper is SVP & Global Head of Treasury for HP Inc. In this role he is responsible for FX, Capital Markets, Global Treasury Consulting Services, Pension, Investments, Enterprise Risk Management, Insurance, and Credit & Collections. He also serves as chair of HP’s Investment Review Committee (IRC) which oversees pension and 401(k) assets and is a member of HP’s M&A risk committee. Previously, he was VP & Assistant Treasurer for HP Inc. responsible for all core Treasury functions. Prior to HP, Zac also spent several years at ConAgra Foods where he led the company’s strategic planning processes as well as holding various roles in sales finance and accounting. Zac is a board member of Keyara’s Gift, a Liberian centric charity focused on educating and providing food and medical care through a network of in country staff. Zac is based in Palo Alto and holds a B.A. from Northwestern College in Economics and Finance and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Zac has twice completed Ironman Triathlons, doing the second after telling his wife at the finish line of the first, “don’t ever let me do that again, it’s dangerous.”