Peter Loughlin

Managing Director, Purchasing Insight

Pete is a well-known voice in the industry and provides expert consultancy servicesin the fields of Purchase to Pay, including financial supply chain management, supply chain finance, e-invoicing and procurement. A former Head of Global P2P for Orange Business Services and a principal consultant for KPMG, Pete has that rare ability to cut through the noise and get to the heart of the key strategic issues. His insights are in demand at a wide variety of national and international conferences.

 

Session Details

What is Blockchain and how will it Transform P2P?

If you haven’t heard of Blockchain, you’ll have certainly heard of its killer app – bitcoin. Blockchain has been called the most important, most disruptive technology you’ve never heard of but, the underlying technology of bitcoin, has been attracting a great deal of attention over the last twelve months.  There are very few industries or areas of business that will not be profoundly affected by it over the coming years. We will explore a number of important use cases that indicate that the application of Blockchain will dramatically affect purchase to pay (P2P) and supply chains.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Learn what Blockchain is and how it will affect P2P and supply chains
  • Find out more about bitcoin and how it works
  • Explore example cases & discuss how this will affect businesses