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Ira Apfel interviews corporate treasury and finance executives about their latest challenges and insights. Topics include blockchain, fintech, cybersecurity, payments, risk, FP&A, career development, and more.
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Sep 28, 2017

Corporate treasurers and finance executives are facing more uncertainty than at any time in recent memory. In this episode of AFP Conversations, Mark O’Toole, Vice President of Commodities and Treasury Solutions for OpenLink, discusses the three Cs of hedging: currency, cash and commodities.

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Sep 21, 2017

Julia Kirby is the co-author of "Only Humans Need Apply: Winners and Losers in the Age of Smart Machines," which documents how nearly everyone is vulnerable to being replaced by artificial intelligence and machine learning, and was a Financial Times best book of 2016. Kirby talked to AFP Conversations host Ira Apfel about her book, co-authored with Thomas Davenport, and what treasury and finance professionals can do to prepare for the technological revolution. 

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Sep 18, 2017

Miko Matsumura, Limited Partner with Pantera Capital and a founder of cryptocurrency exchange Evercoin, talks to AFP Conversations about cryptocurrency -- where it stands, where it's headed, why he's so bullish on it, and how treasury and finance professionals should think about it. Matsumura is one of the keynote speakers at AFP MindShift this October in San Diego: www.AFPonline.org/MindShift.

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Sep 14, 2017

In this episode of AFP Conversations, business journalist Rana Foroohar discusses the financialization of America, what that means for business, and its meaning for corporate treasurers and CFOs. She also explains how the roles of business and government will merge in the future. 

Foroohar is a global business columnist, associate editor with The Financial Times, and the global economic analyst for CNN. Her book, Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business, was short-listed by The Financial Times and McKinsey Book of the Year Award in 2016.

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Sep 7, 2017

In this episode of AFP Conversations, guest Lisa Jaster talks about quitting -- or, to be precise, not quitting.

In 2015 at the age of 37 Lisa Jaster became only the third woman to graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School, which 36 percent of students fail within the first four days. Now a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve, she’s also a mom, wife and an engineer for Shell Oil. "Don't let the quit in," she says. 

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