Mike Rost

Vice President, Corporate Marketing, Workiva

Mike Rost is a key contributor to product strategy at Workiva and works with business leaders in the areas of financial reporting and compliance. With more than 25 years of experience assisting organizations using technology to optimize business processes, Mike has an extensive background in finance and accounting, corporate performance management, and GRC technology. Mike was a founding member of XBRL International with involvement in the XBRL initiative dating back to 1999. He has also been active in industry associations, including the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Mike has a bachelor's degree in economics and an MBA in marketing and finance from the University of Minnesota.

Content by Mike Rost:

A toolkit for the strategic CFO

Finance has never been a stranger to strategy, but now they're closer than ever before. It's becoming increasingly crucial for the finance department to weigh in on strategic decisions. Here are a few ways to simplify both internal and external processes.

The scoop on EFCA technologies from Gartner

A new report from Gartner explores enhanced finance controls and automation (EFCA) technologies. See how your organization can increase collaboration and gain a competitive advantage by using cloud-based EFCA technologies.

Add "storyteller" to your job description

While finance experts understand the numbers they see, oftentimes others do not. Add these storytelling skills to your repertoire to improve overall decision-making and communication for you and your organization.