Olivia Berkman


Olivia Berkman

About Olivia Berkman

Olivia Berkman is the managing editor of FEI Daily, Financial Executives International’s daily newsletter delivering financial, business, and management news, trends, and strategies.

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How A Former FBI Agent Approaches Pre-Transaction Due Diligence

24-Mar-2020 | Olivia Berkman

From hacked vendors to corporate card fraud, there are surprises for merging companies around every corner. This former FBI special agent has seen them all. “Reputation is going to affect your bo

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Data Governance: New Frontier For The Board

3-Mar-2020 | Olivia Berkman

Does data governance require more attention at the board level, or perhaps a separate board committee? FEI Daily spoke with Dennis Whalen, leader at the Board Leadership Center at KPMG US, about ho

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The Key To Building A Strong Digital Presence

29-Jan-2020 | Olivia Berkman

If you’re looking to make a career move this year, it’s time for a digital presence check. Not sure where to start? These are the simple steps job-seekers can take to avoid embarrassment and becom

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Why CAMs Matter: A Q&A With Deloitte’s Lisa Smith

28-Oct-2019 | Olivia Berkman

FEI Daily spoke with Lisa Smith, managing director in the Deloitte National Office of Quality and Professional Practice, who has been leading implementation efforts for critical audit matters (CAMs) f

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So You Think You Can Be A CEO

11-Sep-2019 | Olivia Berkman

Ready to make the leap from CFO to CEO? The right mix of humility and confidence will be critical. FEI Daily spoke with Dale Rose, founder of feedback and consulting services company 3D Group, about t

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Three Characteristics Of Intelligent Finance

27-Jun-2019 | Olivia Berkman

FEI Daily spoke with Jim Enzor, a former CFO and current managing director at Accenture, about the data, disruption, and talent challenges CFOs are facing along the transformation journey. FEI Dail

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Six Very Real Business Impacts Of Cyber Attacks

3-Jun-2019 | Olivia Berkman

When it comes to managing cyber risk, you cannot effectively manage what you cannot properly measure. According to Jeff Welgan, executive director and head of executive training programs at CyberVista

The Three Stages Of Digital Maturity: Q&A With PwC’s Jason Pett

21-May-2019 | Olivia Berkman

FEI Daily spoke with Jason Pett, risk assurance leader, PwC US, about how digitally fit risk functions can position their organizations to make smarter risk decisions as they move through digital tran

CFOs Prepare For A Slowdown

2-May-2019 | Olivia Berkman

Most CFOs expect a U.S. economic downturn by the end of 2020 – though few expect an outright recession. Here are the steps they’re planning to take. “We don’t see any recession on the horiz

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Technology And The Boardroom: A Q&A With Deloitte’s Khalid Kark

15-Apr-2019 | Olivia Berkman

Since technology is a crucial part of business strategy, boards and management teams may need to elevate their engagement and collaboration with each other. FEI Daily spoke with Khalid Kark, CIO resea