Drew Hofler


Drew Hofler

About Drew Hofler

Drew Hofler is a Senior Director of Solutions Marketing for SAP Ariba. Mr. Hofler is recognized as an expert in the area of collaborative finance and dynamic discounting. He has been interviewed and quoted widely in finance and supply chain industry publications around the topics of e-invoicing, dynamic discounting, supply chain financing, and working capital management-related issues, and has published a number of articles on these subjects. Mr. Hofler is also a regular contributor to various blogs around the issues of the financial supply chain. Mr. Hofler brings almost 20 years of banking and financial services industry experience to SAP Ariba.

How Lean Is Your (Financial) Supply Chain?

19-Oct-2017 | Drew Hofler

Billions of dollars and millions of people-hours are dedicated each year to improving supply chains. From process improvements in manufacturing and just-in-time supply, to technology infrastructure fo

Rethinking Working Capital Management As Interest Rates Rise

10-Aug-2017 | Drew Hofler

Ouch. I recently started working out again, and my neglected muscles are letting me know it! Almost 10 years ago, as I was approaching a milestone birthday (never mind which one!), I realized I wa

Managing Risk In The Digital Era With Payment Networks

6-Jan-2016 | Drew Hofler

New technologies have made it easier than ever for consumers to securely make purchases. Now companies focused on business-to-business (B2B) commerce are beginning to follow suit. Managing payments

Getting Your Payables House In Order: The Remodel – Part 4

7-Dec-2015 | Drew Hofler

Seventh of 8 blogs in the series. Read previous blog. Has your home recovered from the 1970s? One of the most pernicious scourges to hit homeowners in the past 100 years was the paneling plague

Renovate Or Raze? How Best To Modernize Your Payables House

20-Oct-2015 | Drew Hofler

Second of 8 blogs in the series. Read previous blog. Is your payables process built on a solid foundation, or is it a candidate for tear down and rebuild? Your approach can determine whether your p

Transforming Finance Operations: The Next Step

11-Jun-2015 | Drew Hofler

An effective and efficient finance operations function is central to the smooth functioning of a company. Accounts payable and receivable, working capital, supplier management, expense management, and

Support Finance Operations: Reinvest In Business

4-Jun-2015 | Drew Hofler

For quite some time, CFO Publishing has been documenting an expanding role for finance at companies around the world. Finance functions have been building a reputation as full business and strategic p

Unleashing The Potential Of Finance Operations

3-Jun-2015 | Drew Hofler

Improvement for improvement’s sake may be a noble ideal, but that’s not what’s driving the desire to make the most out of finance operations—the slew of activities coming under finance’s umb

Will 2015 Usher In A New Era For B2B Commerce?

14-Jan-2015 | Drew Hofler

Consumer payment capabilities took a huge leap forward in 2014 as technologies emerged to make paying for things electronically more convenient and secure. Unfortunately, the business-to-business (B2B

How ApplePay Will Succeed Where Others Have Failed

23-Sep-2014 | Drew Hofler

The day before the ApplePay announcement, Pymnts.com quoted American Express executive Josh Silverman essentially calling their mobile wallets a failure. In his opinion, “the swipe isn’t esp