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Jennifer Ceran, Former CFO at Smartsheet

Join Airbase CEO, Thejo Kote, for a fireside chat all about how to grow your finance career with Jennifer Ceran, former finance leader at Box, eBay, Cisco, and Smartsheet, and current board Member at NerdWallet, Auth0, Wyze, and True. Learn what board look for in a CFO and the skills to master in order to advance to your next finance role. 

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Why attend?

  • Get career insights from a top CFO and board member.
  • Learn what it takes to get that first CFO role.
  • Get tips on skillsets, mentors, and experience worth pursuing.
  • Learn what boards look for when hiring a CFO.

Who should attend?

  • Finance professionals
  • Aspiring CFOs
  • Executives looking to grow their finance function

About the speakers.

Jennifer Ceran

Jennifer Ceran

Board Member at Auth0, Wyze, NerdWallet, and True

Jennifer Ceran is currently a board member at Auth0, Wyze, NerdWallet, and True, and the former CFO at Smartsheet, where she lead finance, IT, and procurement. In 2017, she received the honorable Puget Sound Business Journal CFO of the year award. Prior to Smartsheet, she was the CFO at Quotient Technology (formerly Coupons.com), and also served as VP finance for Box Inc, where she was responsible for helping the founders scale the company and prepare for a successful IPO. From 2003 to 2012, Jennifer held various positions at eBay Inc. including VP and treasurer, VP financial planning and analysis, and VP investor relations, and also ran the Finance Leadership Development Program. While at eBay, Ceran was ranked #1 Investor Relations Professional by Institutional Investor in the Internet Space by Sell Side analysts, and she was recognized by Treasury and Risk Management Magazine from 2006 through 2009 as one of “100 Most Influential People in Finance.” Prior to joining eBay, Ceran spent three years at Cisco Systems Inc., where she was a director in treasury both in Ireland and the US; she spent more than 10 years at Sara Lee Corporation. Ceran received an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and BAs in communications and French from Vanderbilt University.

Thejo Kote

Thejo Kote

CEO and Founder at Airbase

A seasoned entrepreneur, Thejo is the Founder and CEO of Airbase, the cloud-based spend management platform for growing companies. Prior to Airbase, Thejo co-founded Automatic which was acquired by SiriusXM in 2017.

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