Path to Becoming a CFO

Robin Washington

Board Member of Alphabet (parent company of Google), Honeywell, and Salesforce

Robin Washington, Board Member of Salesforce, Honeywell, and Alphabet (parent company of Google)

2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT, Tuesday, November 10th, 2020
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As a member of the boards of Alphabet (parent company of Google), Honeywell and Salesforce, Ms. Washington is an expert in what it takes to be a great financial executive. Ms. Washington will be sharing her experience working with CFOs from the perspective of a Board Member. Join us to learn what sets a great CFO apart, how to successfully work with a board, and grow your finance career.

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Robin Washington

Robin Washington

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Robin L. Washington is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Alphabet, Inc. (parent company of Google), Honeywell International, Inc. and Salesforce.com, where she currently serves as chair of the audit committee. She is also a member of the Board of Visitors, Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University; the Presidents Council & Ross Business School Advisory Board, University of Michigan; and the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland Board of Directors.

Ms. Washington served as Executive Vice President and CFO at Gilead Sciences, Inc., from May 2008–November 2019, where she oversaw Global Finance, Facilities and Operations, Investor Relations and the Information Technology organizations. Prior to Gilead, Ms. Washington was the CFO at Hyperion Solutions Inc. from 2005–2007. She also served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of PeopleSoft, along with several other senior financial roles at the company from 1996–2005. Prior to PeopleSoft, Ms. Washington was Director of Finance for Tandem Computers, an Accounting Analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and a Senior Auditor for Deloitte & Touche.

Ms. Washington is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

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Why attend?

Learn what makes a great CFO from one of Silicon Valley's top board members
Get a chance to ask your questions live
Understand what Boards look for in a CFO
Get tips on how to build your finance career

Who should attend?

Aspiring CFOs
Finance leaders working with board members
Finance professionals looking for that CFO role

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