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Delphine Bernard

Delphine Bernard

Chief Financial Officer

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About this Speaker

Delphine Bernard is a Global Chief Financial Officer with over 20+ years of experience. She partnered with C-suite and Boards to help high-tech companies through worldwide hyper-growth expansion. Bernard groomed startups to become public companies and prepared 2 multi-billion-dollar high profile IPOs as well as closed 9 global M&A transactions that ranged between $200M to $7B+.

Bernard is the Chief Financial Officer of Branded. BRANDED is a consumer goods e-commerce start-up revolutionizing the business of building innovative online brands.

Prior to Branded Bernard was the Chief Financial Officer of Kinship, a new business division of Mars Petcare, the global leader in pet health, nutrition and services. Kinship is building a new services platform for pet parents in a $+100B market in the US, growing at +9% CAGR.


Prior to Kinship, Bernard was the Global Head of Finance Operations at Uber. Over five years she built a centralized global organization and transformed the finance department to operational excellence. She is technology savvy and implemented digital transformations of the finance function. She improved financial accuracy and implemented controls, policies, and corporate governance for an $84B+ IPO, three regional divestitures and three major product acquisitions.

Prior to Uber, Bernard was the Senior Group Controller at Microsoft for the Skype division. She helped the company become IPO ready and collaborated on S1 Filing. She was also directly involved in the Skype acquisition by Microsoft and let the accounting transition.

Bernard was a member of the Uber GDPR committee and director on the board of Uber Freight Inc. In the past, she held multiple board of director seats for Uber and Skype international subsidiaries.

Bernard has a Master of Business Engineering from Louvain School of Management. She is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School Executive Education, where she continues to take courses and learn about leadership and strategy. Outside the office, she enjoys traveling to discover new cultures. She has lived in 6 different countries and embraces diversity and inclusion.

Passionate about people and leadership, Bernard is the founder and co-chair of Women of Kinship. Bernard has supported women in all of the leadership positions she has held. Finally, Bernard has authored several articles on Leadership, Growth and Managing Global Teams.”

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