CFO Research is the research group at CFO Publishing LLC, which also produces CFO magazine, CFO.com, and CFO Conferences.
For more than 25 years, CFO Publishing has been a trusted source of insight into the business issues that matter most to finance professionals. Since its founding in 2000, CFO Research has been a part of that effort.
We rely on senior finance executives like you to share your experiences, insights, and observations with us. We use what we learn to produce reports for you—reports on the business issues you care about most, written from your perspective.
CFOs and other senior finance executives have used our work to make critical decisions for their companies. We hope you find it useful, too. We welcome your feedback on how to make our research even more relevant to you.
Celina Rogers is editorial director of research at CFO Research and manages CFO's team of researchers, analysts, writers, and editors. She researches and writes on a variety of topics in corporate finance, including performance management, information technology, regulation, corporate governance, and strategic decision making.
Prior to joining CFO Research, Celina served as an associate at Ropes & Gray, a leading national law firm, and as managing editor on the Boston College Law Review. She is a graduate of Boston College Law School and Harvard University. Celina is based in Boston.
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David W. Owens | Director of Research
David W. Owens is director of research at CFO Research. He researches and writes on a wide range of topics in corporate finance, including shareholder value, risk management, performance management, organization structure, information technology, and financial and corporate strategy.
David has 25 years of experience as a researcher, editor, and writer on business, financial, and management topics. He was a key member of the writing and content development team at Mercer Management Consulting (now known as Oliver Wyman) for 18 years and led the writing and editing department for 13 years. He is a graduate of Haverford College. David is based in Boston.
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Josh Hyatt | Associate Director of Research
Josh Hyatt is associate director of research at CFO Research. He conducts research studies on a broad array of topics of interest to senior finance executives, including working capital and supply chain management, information technology, and financial and corporate strategy.
Prior to joining CFO Research, Josh was a contributing editor and writer for Fortune magazine, MIT's Sloan Management Review, Money magazine and CFO magazine. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and continues to appear in Money, where he writes a monthly column. He was previously executive editor of Fortune Small Business, and was an editorial staffer at Inc. magazine and The Boston Globe. A graduate of Oberlin College, Josh is based in CFO's Boston office.
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Linda Klockner | Research Operations Manager
Linda Klockner is the Research Operations Manager at CFO Research. She is responsible for the business processes that inform CFO's research programs. She executes quantitative research programs in collaboration with research directors, manages the group's production calendar, develops and maintains the database of CFO Research's survey participants as well as their online community, and executes post-publication activities.
Linda's experience includes more than 20 years in market research and marketing for SAIL magazine and two years with marketing and publishing services firm The Pohly Company. As part of the marketing/media sales team at The Pohly Company, she worked on Continental magazine, ANA Magazine, (Association of National Advertisers), and American Business Media accounts, among others. Linda is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and holds a master's in mass communications from Boston University. She works in CFO's Boston office.
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Matt Surka is an associate research director at CFO Research. Matt researches and writes on a variety of topics in corporate finance, including performance management, information technology, regulation, corporate governance, and strategic decision making. He also oversees publication and post-publication activities in print, video, and online.
Prior to joining CFO Research, Matt was a Writing Fellow for Brown University's Writing Fellows Program. He also served as an associate editor for The College Hill Independent, and he worked in the production department of WBRU in Providence. Matt is a graduate of Brown University and is based in CFO's Boston office.
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