April 22, 2020


Georgia State University Financial Leadership Network

Predictive Analytics and Intelligent Automation in Financial Decision Making

The Network

Georgia State University has been a long time supporter of McCracken Alliance networks and programs. McCracken Alliance is proud to convene the Atlanta GSU Financial Leadership Network (FLN). The FLN is a peer network of executives in finance, including CFOs, VPs of finance, Controllers, Treasurers, and other manager level talent that supports the corporate finance function. The FLN is a forum where executives can build relationships with notable players in their local market, as well as exchange best practices and participate in business content sessions.


Date: April 22, 2020

Time: 8-10 a.m.

Location: GoToMeeting

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The Topic:


Predictive Analytics and Intelligent Automation in Financial Decision Making


The Speakers:

Tim Berryman

Tim Berryman

Georgia Pacific - Vice President Decision Analytics

Tim leads the Decision Analytics group for Georgia Pacific, a large multi-national organization. Reporting to the CFO his group functions as a center of excellence that supports all domains from manufacturing to pricing to supply chain. As the analytics leader, Tim’s focus is on applying the futuristic possibilities of analytics in areas such as machine learning neural networks & natural language processing in a big data environment with the goal to identify opportunities and rapidly implement actionable insights through artificial intelligence. His team is also responsible for education and training to democratize data science broadly across the organization.

Dharmil Adhyaru

Dharmil Adhyaru

Georgia Pacific - Program and Project Leader

Dharmil is a strategy, program and project management, and financial services expert. He’s spent over 15 years in managing international projects and business strategy while coordinating several cross-functional teams. He has a general business/financial background across a wide variety of industries, including building products, consumer and industrial products, and textiles and paper. Dharmil is working on the forefront of decision analytics, intelligent automation, and credit and collection strategies. All supporting Georgia Pacific’s efforts in business process management, integrations, artificial intelligence, risk optimization, financial strategies, and robotic process automation. 

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