Webinar: Leveraging Payments as a Working Capital Solution

Online | 30 June 2020 | 12pm EST / 5pm BST

Fast virtual payments that shorten the DPO and accelerate the cash conversion cycle are critical for suppliers in an environment where liquidity is tight. Yet customers seeking greater working capital positions might seek to lengthen DPOs, creating a crunch for suppliers. In the current crisis, many companies have found that the DPO is lengthening due to processing inefficiencies, and lack of automation, where AP cannot physically execute payments due to lockdowns and remote working away from offices. In this session, we explore tools to create improved cash conversion cycles by utilising B2B payment solutions that create a win-win for enterprise buyers and sellers as they seek to navigate liquidity through the crisis.

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Speakers include

Dean M. Leavitt

Dean M. Leavitt

Chairman & CEO Boost Payment Solutions

Dean Leavitt is the founder and CEO of Boost Payment Solutions, the only acquirer in the United States focused exclusively on the business-to-business electronic payments. Dean is a well-respected veteran of the electronic payments industry with nearly 25 years of experience in various leadership roles at both public and private companies. Dean has received numerous awards from his industry peers and is often asked to speak at industry events. Dean currently serves on the advisory board of Commercial Payments International, having previously served two terms on the board of directors of the Electronic Transaction Association. Dean holds a B.A. with high honors from Emory University, where he served on the college’s Alumni Board of Trustees from 2002-2008.

Nicole Tackett

Nicole Tackett

SVP, Head of Emerging Markets & Strategy, US Bank Corporate Payment Systems U.S. Bank

As the Head of Product and Strategy at U.S. Bank, Nicole evaluates strategies that digitize business to business payments, drive scale and monetize new solutions. She also leads the execution of Demand Generation, Revenue Optimization, and Product Innovation to support business growth and help customers migrate to electronic payment methods. In addition, Nicole manages core domestic and international payment platforms.

Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Nicole managed Global Product and Marketing at WEX Inc. leading the globalization of its commercial card product, building international brand awareness, creating lead generation strategies to sustain growth, and developing retention strategies for existing customers.

Nicole also worked at First Annapolis Consulting assisting with the management of client engagements which include strategy development for major card associations, merchant services providers, and banks; support on payments-oriented M&A transactions; and analysis on payments trends for industry-leading companies in Europe, India, Mexico, Canada, and the U.S.

Nicole earned a BBA from the University of Georgia in International Business and French and a MBA from the University of Maryland in Finance.

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