The 9th Annual CFO Forum

Kevin M. Knapp, '02

Former Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
CareerBuilder, LLC

Kevin M. Knapp

Knapp has been CareerBuilder LLC’s Chief Financial Officer since March 2003, adding the Chief Operating Officer title in 2015. As the global leader in human capital solutions, CareerBuilder’s cutting-edge HR software services help companies with every step of the recruitment process from acquire to hire. As a member of CareerBuilder’s senior leadership team, Mr. Knapp is responsible for ensuring CareerBuilder's financial and operational strategies deliver sustainable and profitable growth. Mr. Knapp oversees the company's global financial management operations, including reporting, corporate controllership, strategic planning, acquisitions, taxes, risk management and treasury, as well as the company's global marketing, customer support, information technology and real estate functions.

Prior to joining CareerBuilder, Mr. Knapp was part of the original leadership team that launched, the leading automotive marketplace website. At he served as Vice President of Strategy and Operations where he led the company's operations and business development efforts, including building new business opportunities and securing strategic acquisitions and alliances. Mr. Knapp began his career with KPMG the global audit, tax and advisory firm, serving in various roles including senior manager in its mergers and acquisitions practice.

Mr. Knapp is a graduate of Indiana University, holds a master's in business administration from the University of Chicago and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Knapp is also a Leadership Greater Chicago fellow, serves on the University of Chicago Booth School of Business CFO Advisory Board and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Advisory Council on Agriculture, Small Business and Labor.

Day 1: Monday Evening (March 12, 2018)

  • 5:30 pm · Registration and Welcome Reception
  • 6:30 pm · Guests Seated for Dinner
  • 7:20 pm · Remarks
  • 8:00 pm · Q&A
  • 8:15 pm · Closing Remarks
  • 8:20pm · Cocktails and Conversation

Day 2: Tuesday (March 13, 2018)

  • 7:30 am · Breakfast and CFO Networking
  • 8:15 am · Opening Remarks
  • 8:20 am · Session 1: A Discussion of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
  • 9:35 am · Break
  • 9:50 am · Session 2: Text-Based Insights into Stock Market Behavior
  • 11:05 am · Group Photo
  • 11:20 am · Lunch and Session 3
  • 12:20 pm · Remarks
  • 1:20 pm · Break
  • 1:35 pm · Session 4: The Evolving World of Amazon
  • 2:50 pm · Break
  • 3:05 pm · Session 5: Technology Management - How the CEO, CFO, and Boards Collaborate on Technology Decisions
  • 4:20 pm · Closing Remarks