Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that Todd Papaioannou, chief technology officer, Splunk, will discuss how Splunk® software is helping financial organizations understand and address security risks at the Bloomberg CFO Conference in New York. The session “CFO as Technologist” is scheduled for Tuesday, May 20, at 11:20 a.m. ET. “The CFO’s job is more complicated than ever before as massive amounts of machine data deliver challenges and tremendous opportunities to their organizations,” said Papaioannou. “Global CFOs must think outside the box of legacy technology that so many business analysts rely upon. I look forward to sharing the experiences of Splunk customers who are transforming the way they meet compliance, security and business analytics mandates.” The panel will be moderated by Diane Brady, senior editor at Bloomberg Businessweek, and will address topics such as how technology has improved supply chain management, how to identify emerging security risks and how organizations are leveraging big data analytics and visualization to obtain operational intelligence and competitive advantage. Papaioannou will be joined on the panel by Mike Herring, chief financial officer, Pandora, and Mike Karim, chief financial officer, GE Software. Register now for .conf2014, the 5th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users' Conference. .conf2014 will feature more than 130 sessions and is expected to attract more than 4,000 Splunk customers, partners, experts and employees. .conf2014 is being held October 6-October 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. About Splunk Inc. Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) provides the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 7,000 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products include Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk Cloud™, Splunk Storm®, Hunk™ and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit http://www.splunk.com/company. Social Media: Twitter | LinkedIn | YouTube | Facebook Splunk, Splunk>, Listen to Your Data, The Engine for Machine Data, Hunk, Splunk Cloud, Splunk Storm and SPL are trademarks and registered trademarks of Splunk Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective owners. © 2014 Splunk Inc. All rights reserved.