Lesson Learned from Transitioning to Cloud Based Platforms

Lesson Learned from Transitioning to Cloud Based Platforms


As companies further embed automation into their daily processes, finance and HR must work together on the transition from legacy ERP, HR and EPM systems to a modern cloud-based solution. 

Learn about Caesars Entertainment’s journey to possess the cutting edge and integrated technology required to fully automate end-to-end financial processes, and to provide easily accessible and real-time data results. 

Topics covered include: 

  • Challenges and lessons learned from its ERP, HCM and EPM cloud implementations 
  • How its partnership with Oracle, which will continue to drive focused and innovative solutions 


About the speaker:

Keith A. Causey, CPA 
Chief Accounting Office and Senior Vice President, Caesars Entertainment 

Causey has been in his position since October 2014. Keith is responsible for all corporate accounting, business services and tax organization. He has over 30 years of experience. He joined Caesars Entertainment from General Motors, where he served as Executive Director, Global Business Services — Finance. In this role, he was responsible for all accounting, finance, tax, treasury and transactional processing functions within Global Business Services. Before this, he served as Assistant Controller for six years. He also has served as Senior Vice President and Controller of DIRECTV Holdings LLC. Keith is a Certified Public Accountant and earned his B.S. in Accounting from California State University, Long Beach.

Moderated by:

Ash Noah - CPA, CGMA
Managing Director, CGMA Learning, Education and Development, at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

In this role, he focuses on introducing, promoting and widening awareness of the Chartered Global Management Accountant® (CGMA®) designation among organizations worldwide. He works closely with CFOs and finance leaders globally, identifying the trends affecting the finance profession and enabling the Association to proactively respond to equip its members and professionals with the required skills and competencies.