The 2024 F Suite Leadership Summit

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Vision to Value: CFOs Driving Growth

Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
May 02 – May 03, 2024

Come join 150+ of your CFO peers at The F Suite's 2024 Leadership Summit in San Francisco and leave with actionable insights that will chart a course for sustainable growth and success.

At this Spring's flagship event, CFOs will explore how to transform volatility into opportunity and shape the future of their organizations amidst an ever-evolving market environment. Attendees will hear from industry leaders during keynotes and panel discussions as they share firsthand experiences of unlocking value, accelerating growth, and embodying transformative leadership. There will be multiple opportunities to connect with your closest peers at similarly sized companies and within your industry during intimate dinners and focused small group discussions.


Keynote Speaker

Dan Springer

Dan Springer, CEO (Former), Docusign

Dan Springer serves as Board Director of UiPath and DocuSign, where he was CEO from 2017 through 2022 Springer has more than 25 years of executive leadership and experience in driving innovation and hyper growth across technology and, specifically, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) businesses.

Prior to DocuSign, Springer served as Chairman and CEO at Responsys for ten years where he transformed and scaled the business from private start up to the leading cross-channel marketing automation platform globally as a publicly traded company. During his tenure, Springer was honored as both a Bay Area Most Admired CEO and Best CEO.

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6:30 pm

Pre-conference welcome dinner where you'll be grouped with CFOs at similarly sized companies for a delightful evening of camaraderie at various restaurants in SF.


8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast

Come early, get settled and enjoy some breakfast while networking with your fellow attendees.

Location: Regency Foyer

9:30 am

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs

Co-Chairs Carla Cooper, CFO @ Contentful and David Quinn, CFO @ Bluevine will kick us off for the day.

Location: Gold Ballroom

9:45 am

Keynote Session | CFOs as Strategic Planners: Enhancing Your Influence

Dan Springer, CEO (Former) @ DocuSign

Join us for a conversation with Dan Springer for an insightful discussion about elevating the strategic role of CFOs. Dan will share his rich experience in leveraging change for growth, driving innovation, and crafting strategic partnerships. Learn actionable strategies for enhancing your strategic influence and fostering a culture of innovation.

10:25 am

Mainstage Session | The New Normal: A Guide to Today’s Markets

Take a deep dive into the state of the financing and funding environment, public markets, and the overall economic sentiment impacting our ecosystems. This discussion will equip CFOs to lead their companies through uncertainty with confidence and strategic foresight.

11:05 am

AM Networking Break

During this time, take a moment to connect with your peers over beverages and snacks.

Location: Regency Foyer

11:35 am

Small Group Breakout Discussions | Accelerated Pathways: Business Development Strategies

This small group discussion will offer a strategic deep dive into multiple avenues of growth. CFOs will discuss frameworks to evaluate and execute on both organic expansion and inorganic opportunities such as M&A, joint ventures, partnerships and other tactics with their closest peers at similarly sized companies.

Location: Breakout Rooms

12:35 pm

Networking Lunch

Continue the conversation with your peer CFOs over a delicious lunch.

Location: Gold Ballroom & Regency Foyer

1:45 pm

Small Group Breakout Discussions | The Multi-Dimensional Role of the Modern CFO

This small group discussion will tackle how CFOs must adapt their presence and strategy across multiple stakeholders as their companies evolve. Your closest industry peers will share insights into the transformation journey—where to seek guidance, essential resources, and how to harness the full spectrum of the CFO's role from operational to strategic leadership.

Location: Breakout Rooms

2:45 pm

PM Networking Break

During this time, take a moment to connect with your peers over beverages and snacks.

Location: Regency Foyer

3:15 pm

Mainstage Session | Gearing Up For Growth: CFOs in Action

Join a diverse panel of seasoned CFOs as they share success stories and cautionary tales about their quests to fuel growth. They’ll also highlight how their roles have evolved over time. Leave with practical insights on adjusting priorities, making informed investment decisions, and identifying new growth levers.

3:55 pm

Closing Remarks

A few remarks from our Co-Chairs to close out the day.

Location: Gold Ballroom

4:00 pm

Closing Reception

Celebrate the conclusion of a successful day at the Summit by grabbing a beverage and some hors d'oeuvres with your fellow CFO peers.

Location: Regency Foyer

Request Invite

*This event is by invitation only for The F Suite Members who are CFOs at high growth companies, public companies and venture funds.