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AI and finance: What could go wrong?

CFO East Africa’s recent Man vs Machine Summit saw the region’s leading CFOs share their fears, futuristic thinking and a cautionary tale about a costly deep fake.

Leadership

Blue-sky thinking sees CFO Andrew Ssekamwa soar

Very few people will serve as CFO of a major bank and CFO of a national airline before the age of thirty-five. It is indeed a rarity and Andrew Ssekamwa, CFO of Uganda Airlines, is definitely an achiever for having accomplished this feat.

Insight

Looking at AI adoption and the tech landscape in East Africa

Urvi Patel, Risk Advisory Service Line Leader and the Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry leader at Deloitte East Africa, shares her views on AI adoption and the technology landscape in the region, ahead of her panel participation at the 2024 CFO East Africa Summit - Man vs Machine.

CFO Catherine Mwololo explains the power of GenAI

The incorporation of GenAI offers accounting professionals the ability to drive innovation, improve procedures, and provide greater value to clients while carefully considering the ethical issues, writes Westcon-Comstor CFO Catherine Mwololo.

Strategy

CEO Shital Shah advises CFOs to go beyond the numbers

Growing up in Voi Town, Kenya, Adili Group CEO Shital Shah had a bit of an unconventional upbringing: the Tsavo National Park was her weekend visit and the family had a baby elephant for a pet!

Sustainability and Reporting

CEO Peter Ndegwa's advice for next-generation CFOs

Having a commercial and strategy background enabled Peter Ndegwa to be a different finance leader than a typical CFO. Being in a number of functions before becoming head of Safaricom was also very useful in his transition to CEO.

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