Topgolf Boston: Embracing the Digital Transformation with Roy Anderson
Join us for an evening of networking and fun at Topgolf in Boston, featuring a presentation by Roy Anderson, Chief Procurement Officer at Tradeshift. Engage with leading experts and like-minded professionals in a relaxed atmosphere; exchange ideas and debate key issues around Accounts Payable and Finance digitization. This event is ideal for senior leaders in the AP, Finance and supply chain field.
Topgolf Swing Suite at Lynx Fitness
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4:30 PM – Welcome Reception with passed hors d’oeuvres
5:00 PM – Embracing the Digital Transformation
Today’s world is being driven by evolving technologies leading to processes becoming increasingly automated. How do today’s leading professionals navigate through this maze to make their organizations more financially competitive while helping their careers thrive? Staying ahead of the curve and your competition is paramount and to do so, you must make processes digital by default moving forward. Learning how, embracing the future, and applying the correct path will have a profound impact on your company’s success and your personal career. In this innovation luncheon, Roy Anderson will focus on:
* Procure-to-Pay – Looking to the future
* How collaboration positively impacts the entire financial supply chain
* Embracing the digital transformation for your professional growth
* How to avoid today’s pitfalls and traps
5:30 PM – Networking & Fun in Topgolf bays
7:30 PM – Closing remarks
Meet the Speaker
Roy Anderson has been at the forefront of procurement technology since the 1980s. Now, as the Chief Procurement Officer of Tradeshift – the largest global business network for buying and selling – Roy is one of the only network CPOs in the world, as he enacts transformational change in the marketplace, allowing thousands of companies to choose from curated tools that allow them to share digital data with their suppliers – a solution that digitizes the supply chain in a way that has never been done before.
A string of impressive accomplishments during his 30+ years in procurement prepared Roy to take on this unique role. Roy has led transformational change throughout his career, implementing a DOD first Mainframe EDI to supplier network, at the dawn of the PC era. Working with early technology pioneers to build and implement e-Procurement and e-Sourcing prior to Y2K, and driving billions in electronic sourcing while developing MWBE suppliers to excel across a wide range of categories. Before joining Tradeshift this past September, Roy led the Procurement technology transformation at companies such as Fidelity Investments, and as CPO at John Hancock, MetLife and State Street Bank.
Meet the Host
Tradeshift drives supply chain innovation for the digitally connected economy. As the leader in supply chain payments and marketplaces, the company helps buyers and suppliers digitize all their trade transactions, collaborate on every process, and connect with any supply chain app. More than 1.5 million companies across 190 countries trust Tradeshift to process over half a trillion USD in transaction value, making it the largest global business network for buying and selling. Discover commerce for all at tradeshift.com.