Finance, Strategy & Portfolio Analysis Network (FSPAN)

FSPAN explores and leverages members' knowledge and experience on the issues affecting the financial side of R&D, including: portfolio analysis, strategic planning, financial valuation of research projects and R&D accounting policies and practices. Want to learn more? Join FSPAN.

What's Hot in Finance, Strategy & Portfolio Analysis? Check out the presentations from our Spring 2015 meeting!



Spring 2016 FSPAN Meeting and Portfolio Management Workshop
May 26 | Orlando, FL
This meeting will be part of a full-day workshop at the Annual Meeting

Fall 2016 Networks Meeting
September 12-14 | Milwaukee, WI


IRI's new website will launch in early 2016! Training webinars and Q&A sessions will be scheduled to talk members through our new website's features. Check back here frequently for more information!

Technology Pull vs. Market Push
Tuesday, November 17 at 12:00 pm EST
Presented by Gary Luce, Eastman Chemical Company; and Douglas Gundlach, S.C. Johnson & Son

Asset Protection: Off-Boarding in the Enterprise
Tuesday, December 1 at 11:30 am EST
Presented by Oscar Blanco, Crown Holdings; Denise Callihan, PPG Industries; and John Janiak, IBM

Defining Success
 Wednesday, December 9 at 12:00 pm EST
Presented by Johanna Dwyer, Aramco Services Company

Who are FSPAN members?

Co-Chairs: Cal Brown (Swagelok Company) and Daniel Quinn (Nestle Purina Petcare)

FSPAN Member Roster  (Updated November 2015)

Number of members:  68

Professionals involved:  Portfolio Managers, Innovation Managers, Financial Planners, Accounting Managers, Project Managers, Process Managers, Controllers, Financial Analysts

Member companies represented:

Alcoa, Inc.
Altria Group, Inc.
Applied Materials
Archer Daniels Midland
Arkema, Inc.
Big Heart Pet Brands
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Crown Holdings, Inc.
Dow Chemical Company
Draper Lab

ExxonMobil Corporation
GAF Materials
Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Hershey Company
J.M. Smucker Company
Johns Manville
Kellogg Company
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kraton Polymers
Lubrizol Corporation
Mars, Inc.
Michelin Americas Research Company

Milliken Company
NASA Johnson Space Center
Nestle Purina Petcare
Phillips 66
PolyOne Corporation
PPG Industries, Inc.
Praxair, Inc.
Procter & Gamble Company
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Sabic Americas, Inc.
Sandia National Laboratories
Sealed Air Corporation
SRI International
Swagelok Company
Vertellus Specialties, Inc.


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