Peter KuipersEVP & CFO
Peter Kuipers joined Omnicell in 2015 where he leads the Global Finance, Planning, Accounting, Tax, Treasury and, IT functions. Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) is a global leader in medication management automation technology in the full continuum of care from acute care to non-acute care settings. Prior to joining Omnicell as EVP and CFO, Mr. Kuipers served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Quantcast Corporation, a world leader in applying the power of big data and analytics to digital audience measurement and advertising. Previously he served as Executive Vice President and CFO at The Weather Company (TWC), operating The Weather Channel, weather.com, wunderground.com and its professional services division WSI. Prior to TWC, Mr. Kuipers served in various financial leadership roles at Yahoo!, including for the company's largest geographical region as Vice President of Finance for the Americas, a $4B business. At Yahoo! he also served as Vice President of Finance for the Global Products division and as Vice President of Finance for International Regions. Previously Mr. Kuipers served in senior financial leadership roles at Altera Corporation, General Electric Company, and Akzo Nobel. He started his career with Ernst & Young in The Netherlands and Seattle WA. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics in the Netherlands. He is also a Chartered Accountant in the Netherlands.
The role of finance in today’s world is more challenging than ever and a value-adding finance organization must do more than just report numbers. It needs to be a valued business partner that provides metrics, insight, analytics and input in support of business strategies and decision making that lead to growth. These all come together to raise issues and highlight challenges related to a changed economic environment and provide guidance and solutions for business partners to consider. During this panel, our speakers will:
· Highlight key areas that demonstrate their growth strategy from mergers and acquisitions, to geographic expansion and organic growth
· Discuss the expanded skill sets required as finance becomes a strategist and change agent
· Look beyond ancillary data to make much more robust decisions