Managing Burn In a Bear Market - Ascent Conference

Managing Burn In a Bear Market

Aug 10th, 2022 @2:00 pm
Join Will Robins, Chief Operating Officer at Facta and Alex Song, Head of Finance at Ramp Financial on how to navigate the current and future economic climate.

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Will Robins

COO Facta
Will has 15 years of finance and accounting experience as an operator in the SaaS fintech and payments space. He served as the Senior Vice President of Finance of Entrata scaling the organization from $10M to over $100M in annual recurring revenue and 2,000+ employees. He also oversaw the company’s global finance functions, including treasury, financial planning and reporting, accounting, tax, procurement, and revenue operations which included $15B+ of annual payment processing. Prior to Entrata, Will worked in the Controllership Group of American Express (AMEX) and focused on global foreign exchange services including forward contract hedging, wholesale currency sales, and foreign exchange transactions throughout the East Coast, Europe, Asia and Australia. Will also assisted in the integration of AMEX’s $300M acquisition of Serve Virtual Enterprises and the launching of the Bluebird prepaid card – developed in partnership with Walmart as an alternative to debit and checking accounts. Will launched his career at Ernst & Young LLP where he gained extensive audit, assurance, information systems, IPO and debt related transactional experience including SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley reporting. Will earned a Master of Accountancy and a Minor of Information Systems from Brigham Young University.

Alex Song

Head of Finance and Capital Markets Ramp
Alex Song is the Head of Finance and Capital Markets at Ramp, a corporate credit card issuer and expense management company based in New York. Prior to joining Ramp in 2020, he spent more than a decade as a private credit and structured credit investor in the hedge fund industry, working at firms including Sculptor Capital Management, Crayhill Capital Management, Bain Capital, and Morgan Stanley. Alex holds two degrees from Stanford, in Biomechanical Engineering and in Economics. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Alex is a CFA charterholder.

Managing Burn In a Bear Market

Join Will Robins, Chief Operating Officer at Facta and Alex Song, Head of Finance at Ramp Financial on how to navigate the current and future economic climate. The topics that will be discussed are:
– How are companies currently spending their money? Link to article
– What do spending trends look like heading into the back half of 2022 and beyond?
– You have some benchmarking data and your own spending data. Now what? Link to article

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