Fireside Chat + Mixer

Whiskey And Wisdom: What The Economy Holds For Modern CFOs

Bay Area Edition

Grab a glass of whiskey and get first-hand insights into key economic trends, developments, and their impact on the technology market in 2023 with leading economist - Phil Levy.

February 17th | 6 PM
Thomvest Ventures, San Francisco

Phil Levy

Chief Economist

Eddie Ackerman

Strategic Finance Operating Partner
Thomvest Ventures
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What you can expect

Engage in stimulating conversations with finance leaders in the Bay Area.

Fireside chat

Join Phil Levy in conversation with Eddie Ackerman as they dive deep into:

  • Key US economic indicator trends.
  • Economic developments and their impact on the current tech market.
  • How business leaders should think about balancing survival with growth.

Whiskey tasting

Raise a glass alongside fellow finance leaders and our whiskey expert, as he takes you through an immersive journey of fine samples, the subtleties of perfectly aged whiskey, and little-known facts about everyone’s favorite barrelled spirit.

Who should attend?

Best suited for

Aspiring, acting CFOs, and new CFOs

Controllers, FP&A, and accountants

Finance professionals

meet phil levy

Phil Levy is the Chief Economist at Flexport. He formerly served as senior economist for trade for President George W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and as a member of Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice’s policy planning staff. He has testified before before several Congressional committees, including House Ways & Means and the Joint Economic Committee.

Levy earned his doctorate in economics from Stanford University and has taught at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, Yale, Columbia, the University of Virginia and Georgetown.

Topics of discussion

Discover strategies & leverage the current economic conditions to drive best results
The top skills and attributes needed to become a CFO
How CEOs, executive recruiters, and board members evaluate potential CFOs
The evolution of the CFO’s role
What the future of finance holds
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Best suited for CFOs, CEOs and Finance Leaders
from tech companies with

Series A+




Uncover exclusive insights

Access vetted frameworks

Network with influential minds in SaaS finance

Why attend?

Discover first-hand insights and actionable takeaways to recession-proof your business during the looming downturn. Learn from your peers and gain insights into the strategies they’re betting on to get ahead of the curve.

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Thomvest Ventures,
San Francisco

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