On Demand Webinar: The 21st Century Tax Department, Powered by Technology
Tips & Insights from Ventana Research & Longview
Duration:  60 minutes

Spreadsheets were a great 20th century invention but cannot address the needs of today’s tax departments. Will you be satisfied with the way you’re working now in five years?

Ventana Research and Longview provide an in-depth discussion around the biggest risks for your organization in terms of evolving tax processes and strategies.

Citing industry best practices and use-case examples, attend this webinar to learn how to achieve:

  • Process Efficiency
  • Global Collaboration
  • Reduced Costs and Risks to the Company
  • Speed, Transparency, Visibility & Certainty

The tax function of the future will look surprisingly different from today's. Learn how to get ahead of the technology trends shaping tax.


Mary San Nicolas
President of the Association for Computers and Taxation (ACT) - Seagate Technology

Robert D. Kugel, CFA
Senior Vice President & Research Director, Ventana Research

Rob heads up the CFO and business research focusing on the intersection of information technology with the finance organization and business. His research agenda includes the application of IT to finance and business process optimization – particularly continuous accounting and continuous planning; control systems and analytics; and price and revenue optimization. Prior to joining Ventana Research he was an equity research analyst at several firms including First Albany Corporation, Morgan Stanley, and Drexel Burnham, and a consultant with McKinsey and Company. Rob was an Institutional Investor All-American Team member and on the Wall Street Journal All-Star list. Rob has experience in aerospace and defense, banking, manufacturing and retail and consumer services. Rob earned his BA in Economics/Finance at Hampshire College, an MBA in Finance/Accounting at Columbia University, and is a CFA charter holder.

Anna Maria Sever
Sr. Tax Technology Specialist, Longview

In her role as Sr. Product Specialist, Anna is responsible for working with the tax organizations Longview engages with to review their specific requirements in order to best demonstrate Longview Tax as part of the vendor evaluation process.
Anna has 14 years of experience in large corporate tax departments and public accounting firms, working both on provision and compliance. Anna also has her Masters in Tax.