SOURCE: PayStream Advisors

PayStream Advisors

September 05, 2013 10:52 ET

PayStream Advisors Announces Sponsors for INNOVATE 2013: The Purchase to Pay Summit

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Sep 5, 2013) - PayStream Advisors, Inc., a leading independent research and advisory firm, today announced the sponsor line up for the PayStream INNOVATE '13: The Purchase to Pay Summit being held on September 16-18, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. 

"With the Purchase-to-Pay market evolving at such a rapid pace, it's difficult for AP, procurement and finance professionals to stay current on the emerging best practices that can automate, cut costs, and increase the value of their department," said Henry Ijams, managing director, PayStream Advisors. "The INNOVATE 2013 sponsor line up will work to educate attendees on cutting-edge P2P automation technology that will drive significant results."

Sponsors that will be presenting educational sessions during INNOVATE 2013 include:

  • Ariba - Chris Rauen, product marketing manager at Ariba, and James McDonald, director, procurement operations at ING will be co-presenting a session titled Aligning Procure with Pay: Bringing Procurement and Finance Together for Real Results.

  • Direct Commerce - Bruce Hanavan, vice president of marketing at Direct Commerce and Debbie Rich-Walker, senior manager, financial operations at The Home Depot will co-present a session titled Driving Value Creation through P2P Automation: The Home Depot Story.

  • Hubwoo - Rinus Strydom, chief marketing officer and Jessica Warren, director of product marketing at Hubwoo will deliver the session titled The Network Effect: Tangible Results from Joining Accounts Payable and Procurement Projects.

  • SciQuest - Adam Stewart, product marketing manager at SciQuest and Michael J. Noblet CPM, director of purchasing and AP Shared Services at the University of Maine will co-present the session titled Go Paperless or Go Home: The University of Maine's Journey to AP Automation.

  • Tradeshift - Christian Lanng, Tradeshift CEO and Cofounder and Scott Lewin, international president and CEO of Invoiceware, will jointly deliver an interactive panel discussion titled The Future of e-Invoicing: Industries Coming Together to Deliver Value to Customers.

Exhibiting INNOVATE 2013 sponsors include:

  • Anybill
  • AFI
  • Basware
  • Esker
  • Fundtech
  • Global Edge
  • OB10
  • Scan One

INNOVATE 2013 partners include:

  • The Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM)
  • The Accounts Payable Network (TAPN)

About PayStream Advisors
PayStream Advisors provides in-depth research, reviews and comparisons of top accounts payable and purchase to pay automation software. Offering research and insight to help companies improve AP efficiency, PayStream Advisors also hosts the annual Purchase to Pay Summit, INNOVATE '13, where accounts payable, finance and procurement leaders gather to share ways to advance purchase to pay processes through collaboration and automation. For more information please visit:

Contact Information

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    PayStream Communications Manager
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