[Webinar] Failure to Launch – Common Mistakes AP Departments Make

23 October 2019
Online Webinar
8:30 AM PT | 11:30 AM ET

8:30 AM PT | 11:30 AM ET
23 October 2019

Meet the Panelists

Bob Cohen
Research Director and VP of Marketing, Ardent Partners

Bob leads Ardent’s coverage of Accounts Payable, Business Networks, and Travel and Expense Management. He is a seasoned professional with more than fifteen years of experience helping enterprises transform their Source-to-Pay operations. Prior to Ardent, Bob spent the past 12 years working as Vice President of Marketing at Basware where he helped establish the firm’s U.S. presence as a major player in the AP and P2P automation spaces and helped hundreds of AP and P2P teams achieve Best-in-Class performance via their use of ePayables, P2P, and Business Network solutions. Prior to joining Ardent, Bob worked at American Express where he helped the commercial card giant better align its products and services with a continually evolving market.

Justin Kline
Business Transformation, Canon Business Process Services

Justin Kline has over 17 years of experience in designing and implementing solutions for automating the source-to-pay process. Justin was part of the team that implemented the first accounts payable OCR and workflow solution in the U.S. He has been involved in over 100 project designs and implementations for organizations such as Citi, Whole Foods Markets, City of Nashville, Coca Cola, Rent-A-Center and Ralph Lauren.

Mike Jud
Senior Director, Product Marketing, Tradeshift

Mike Jud is the Senior Director of Product Marketing at Tradeshift. He has a long history with Procurement and Financial solutions and working with customers on best practices. Prior to Tradeshift, Mike was the Product Director at Procurement startup, Vroozi, where he was responsible for the roadmap for mobile Procurement, Marketplace, and AP Automation solutions. Prior to Vroozi, Mike was a Procurement Solution Manager at SAP for 15 years, where he engaged companies, big and small, to shape SAP’s Procurement portfolio and roadmap. Mike is building on that experience to deliver solutions that enable process improvement, organizational alignment, innovation, and continuous growth.


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.

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