IPO Readiness Consideration: Financial Systems, People, & Controls with Jonathan Chadwick & Raymond Lau
Going public is an enormous undertaking full of unknowns along the way. Amongst the many questions, financial systems, controls, and people are top of mind especially for high growth late-stage companies. What is your system footprint? Do you have predictable and repeatable financial reporting processes and controls? Do you have expertise in your team to support the IPO process?
Join us for a cozy conversation and AMA with Jonathan Chadwick (Former CFO of VMware and current Board Member/Audit Committee Chair @ Zoom, ServiceNow, and Elastic) and moderator Raymond Lau (Former Director of Finance Operations @ Zynga and current CEO @ Leapfin). Learn from Jonathan’s experience at Zoom, Elastic, and Skype so you can lead your team to a successful IPO.
Learn how to: → Build repeatable financial reporting procedures and internal controls → Design and scale the ideal finance tech stack to streamline your IPO → Evaluate the pros and cons of IPO, SPAC, and direct listing → Manage your risk assessment and know what to prioritize → Understand when you are actually ready to go public
Moderated by Kate Swanberg. Speakers: Jonathan Chadwick & Raymond Lau