Digitizing AP delivers more than just cost savings and process efficiency —it puts finance in an unmatched position to deliver unique insights, optimized cash management strategies, and cutting-edge innovations to the organization. And now is the time for AP teams to drive that transformation with supply chains top of mind in every boardroom as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dan Quinn, General Manager, Tradeshift MEA Region.
Nearly 20 years in and around supply chain, digitalization, project management and professional services. Dan is an MBA & has held senior roles in leading procurement and supply chain transformation companies, he is now the General Manager of Tradeshift MEA Region based in Dubai. Dan has managed, supervised and consulted on hundreds of procurement digitalization deployments across Europe and the Middle East – from major supermarkets to governments and oil and gas giants to the London Olympics.
Benard Odote, Group Managing Director, House of Procurement Africa.
Benard is an Advisory Board Member at the Center for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance (CCEG) and Birmingham City University (BCU) Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Technologies Research Center (the CCEG-BCU 4IR Center), the Group Managing Director House of Procurement Africa, Co-Founder TTP Foundation, FURSA Africa and Africa Buying House (ABH). He has over 11 years of experience in procurement, logistics, operations and supply chain management in industries such as Oil and Gas, Energy, Agriculture, FMCG, Logistics, Public Transportation, Manufacturing, Consulting, Service, ICT and Telecommunications. His countries of work experience are Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mauritius, Madagascar, Mozambique, DR Congo, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, South Africa, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Botswana, Guinea, UAE, Zimbabwe, China, Romania, Ghana and Ivory Coast.