Ardent Partners and Corcentric Webinar

Ardent Partners: The State of ePayables 2022

Learn the biggest takeaways from Ardent Partners’ annual AP themed report, including important benchmark statistics and strategies for improving operations and performance.

What the webinar covers:

The ability to master the accounts payable process has perhaps never been more appealing, or necessary, given the long-term impacts of the pandemic and the overall business climate. The AP function is increasingly being recognized as a key player in impacting a company’s value and savings, and it’s up to leaders within the function to capitalize on this opportunity by investing in Best-in-Class practices.

Our speakers, Ardent Partners’ Director of Research, Bob Cohen, and Corcentric’s SVP of Enterprise Sales, Dan Andrew, will break down all you need to know from Ardent Partners’ the State of ePayables 2022: Mastering a Key Function at a Critical Time. Our speakers will discuss the current state of the accounts payable industry amidst market uncertainty, a profile of Best-in-Class performers, and specific strategies for success.

What you will learn:

  • AP’s top challenges (both traditional and new) in 2022
  • How AP teams are utilizing technology and data to drive their departments forward
  • How your AP department measures up to Best-in-Class organizations
  • Recommendations for transforming and modernizing the AP function


Bob Cohen, Director of Research, Ardent Partners

A seasoned professional with more than fifteen years of experience helping enterprises transform their Source-to-Pay operations, Bob leads Ardent Partners’ ePayables practice which includes accounts payable, B2B payments, business networks, and travel & expense.

Prior to joining Ardent Partners, Bob spent over a decade as Vice President of Marketing at Basware where he helped establish the firm’s U.S. presence as a major player in the AP and P2P automation spaces. He has also worked at American Express where he helped the commercial card giant better align its product and services with a continually evolving market.

Bob is the publisher of Payables Place, a news and research site for AP and Finance leaders. He holds a B.A. in Marketing from Bryant University and an M.B.A in Finance from The University of Connecticut

Dan Andrew

Dan Andrew, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Corcentric

Dan has over three decades of experience in the area where finance and technology merge. He works with some of the country’s biggest companies to configure innovative payables solutions that can deliver ROI in the first year.

As President and COO of, a provider of cloud-based e-invoicing services which was acquired by Corcentric in 2016, Dan oversaw the growth of the company to serve more than 16,000 customers in more than 50 countries. Prior to his tenure at, Dan held the position of Senior Manager, e-Commerce and Financial Systems at The Kroger Co., where he managed all financial systems and developed procure-to-pay matching, EDI, EFT, and business reengineering.

Dan is also a Mensa member and a black belt in martial arts.