Supply Chain Finance is defined as the use of financing and risk mitigation practices and techniques to optimise the management of the working capital and liquidity invested in supply chain processes and transactions. In practice, SCF is generally used to describe buyer-led receivables finance structures (also known as reverse factoring). This WOA Learning Lab compares and contrasts buyer-led receivables finance with traditional seller-centric receivables finance; it aims to contribute to the successful development of this financing technique.
Igor would present on a panel “The Digitalisation Debate: How Are New Technologies Impacting Short Term Trade Credit?”
The Digitalisation Debate: How Are New Technologies Impacting Trade Credit?
Technology in trade credit is not so much a question of if, more a question of when. The answer to that seems to be ‘very soon, if not now’ so instead this panel will look at the how. Much talk of a blockchain revolution and Artificial Intelligence has left many wondering how exactly this will impact the industry. So this panel will debate:
What are the current tools available for trade?
What impact could existing technologies have?
What are the obstacles to implementation?
What type of evolution are we going to see?
Igor Zax – President, Tenzor AI
Raj Iyer – Digital Platform Strategist, BNY Mellon
Rory Kaplan – Director – Offering Manager Trade and Supply Chain at CGI
Jason Prevette – Team Leader | Special Products Americas at Atradius
As a speaker, I am delighted to extend 20% speaker discount code for ExCred New York: FKW53662SPK . There is also limited number of complimentary passes available for traders, producers and corporates.
Igor Zax (Zaks), CFA, President of TenzorAI, and Tenzor Ltd,will present at TXF New York 2018 Transformative Trade, Treasury and Supply Chain conference 13 September 2018.
The presentations covering use of AI (including distributed AI) within trade and supply chain financing would be part of a panel on TRANSFORMATIVE TECH: DISRUPTING TRADE FINANCE THROUGH BIG DATA, AI & BLOCKCHAIN. The panel would also include Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Research, R3, John Stillwaggon, CEO USA, Tradewind, and Nancy Amert, Director, CGI Trade Innovation Lab.
BLOCKCHAIN, AI & DIGITAL SUPPLY CHAINS: BRINGING TRADE INTO THE 21st CENTURY
Trade is ripe for innovation. This session pits the hottest technologies against each other in a X-factor style competition. An expert in each technology will give a 10-minute pitch to a panel of judges on why they think their technology will have the biggest impact on the trade sector. The audience will then decide the winner.
Blockchain: Louis De Bruin, Blockchain Leader, Europe, IBM
ArtificiaI Intelligence: Christophe Spoerry, Co-founder, Euler Hermes Digital Agency
Digital Supply Chains: Anil Sebastian, Senior Manager – Supply Chain, Microsoft Judges
Igor Zax, President, Tenzor Ltd
Kenneth Goodwin, Senior Managing Principal & President, Jeanensis Capital Markets Cristina Dolan, President and COO, InsureX
Idea Lab: Technocrats – FinTech in 2020
As financial technology increases its foothold on corporate management of cash, supply chains and credit, we examine what benefits FinTech can offer corporates in the run up to 2020. The latest and greatest is pitted against the tried and tested across the evolution of letters of credit, digitisation of documents, distributed ledger, blockchain SCF solutions and data driven decision making. Tony Smith, CEO Americas, HPD Software Christophe Spoerry, Co-founder, Euler Hermes Digital Agency
Moderator: Igor Zax, Managing Director, Tenzor
Igor Zax, Managing Director of Tenzor Ltd. presented at the 6th Annual Supply Chain and Finance Symposium, hosted by IE Business School and Banco Santander in 20-th of June Madrid. This top academic event featured professors from top universities, including Stanford, University of Chicago, University of Washington in St. Louis, Georgetown University, IE, Singapore Management University, Imperial Business School and others, corporates (such as Metro Group and BMW) and banks (Santander and HSBC).
The presentation was focused nature and unique characteristics of trade receivable risk, differences it presents with other risk types, and implications of SCF structures to the risk transformation, distribution and management. Full copy of the presentation available via link below:
The panel, The Corporate Assessment: Debate and Verdict, would include physical and financial supply chain experts who will offer their thoughts on the benefits and drawback of each solution, assess how various techniques can be combined to maximise supplier participation, provide perspectives on SCF best practices, and debate what is required to entrench supply chain financing as a universally accessible standard practice for the corporate sector. An audience
Q&A will finish the session.
The panel, that was the closing panel of the conference included Ingo Schröder from Jebsen & Jessen and Chris Hyde from Mitigram and was focused on a corporate view of both banks and fintechs offerings and the degree in which such offerings addressing “real” corporate needs