Protiviti Webinar: Mapping Your Strategic Course – IPO or M&A?

Press Release

Roadmap to success

MENLO PARK, Calif. – August 8, 2013

WHAT:  Join a panel of experts from Oracle, Yelp and Protiviti in a discussion about developing a roadmap to complete a successful Initial Public Offering or M&A transaction. The complimentary webinar will frame these liquidity events in the context of long-term strategic planning for a growing company, including critical considerations for process, people and technology.


Highlights include:

  • Key considerations for companies contemplating an IPO and/or preparing for acquisition
  • Specific strategies for finance, governance and technology functions
  • Operating at optimal capacity without impacting growth
  • Top infrastructure issues and justifying spend without a return on investment
  • Lessons learned when acquiring or being acquired


WHEN:  Thursday, August 15, 2013

10:00 a.m. PDT/1:00 p.m. EDT (approx 65 minutes)


WHERE:  Register at:


WHO: Panelists:

  • Rob Krolik, CFO, Yelp
  • Eric Ball, SVP and Treasurer, Oracle
  • Steve Hobbs, Managing Director, Protiviti



About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune  500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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Kathy Keller
Kathy Keller