DO MORE, BETTER: DRIVING EFFICIENCIES IN YOUR AP DEPARTMENT 

DATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2019
TIME: 2:00 PM ET
DURATION: 1 HOUR
Sponsored by Goby

Webcast Summary

The tasks of the Accounts Payable Department can be monotonous, mainly because many of the processes in place are manual. However, AP represents tremendous opportunity to help their company operate more effectively while reducing the risk of errors and fraud and improving cash flow. The opportunity can be further amplified by identifying and then driving efficiencies. So how can you get started?

Chris Happ, CEO of Goby, will outline how organizations today are examining their AP processes for improvement and streamlining invoice management. Chris will discuss practical first steps for creating efficiencies with a focus on adopting a robust governance strategy, process management, and evaluating technology. We’ll also discuss the KPIs that matter to help you chart AP improvement now and for the future.

Join this webinar as we explore how you can get started and drive efficiencies in your Accounts Payable Department to:

  • Better leverage reporting and analytics
  • Digitize supplier information and organize vendor data
  • Centralize processing and reporting
  • Free up cash and strengthen working capital
  • Accelerate invoice processing

About the Speaker

Chris Happ, Co-Founder & CEO, Goby
 

Mr. Happ has more than 20 years in enterprise software and management consulting experience including supply chain software implementation and process optimization for Fortune 50 companies including ExxonMobil, Disney, Southwest Airlines, Pfizer, and JPMorgan. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers management consulting and went on to Ariba where he led the technical strategy and architecture group. After Ariba, he co-founded blueSolutions, a supplychain optimization and software implementation consultancy which was acquired by SAP reseller, Hubwoo.
 
Since 2009, Happ has been focused on turning big data into big opportunities at Goby, an enterprise data and accounts payable automation platform utilizing artificial intelligence. In December 2015 Goby received $5 million in funding led by Toronto’s Greensoil Building Innovation Fund (GBIF) and joined by Second Century Ventures.
 
He is an avid reader, loves behavioral economics, enjoys the statistics of baseball and played in the Little League World Series. Happ still personally codes much of the Goby platform as a way to relax. ​

About the Moderator

Jess Bozzo, Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum

Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle Executive Forum’s growing CFO virtual division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides in Hoboken.
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Fields of Study: Accounting
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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