Akhilesh Agarwal is the SVP APEX Portal Solutions at APEX Analytix, working to safeguard £2.1 trillion. As the world’s leading provider of supplier portal software; controls, audit, and analytics software, and AP recovery audit services for a hyper-optimised and compliant P2P, APEX Analytix has been at the forefront of AP technology for over 20 years. Their SmartVM database of 20 million + proprietary, scored supplier records was revolutionary, and they continue to move towards the future. The recent release of their cognitive technology, APEX Archimedes, and their Supplier Statements module for statement recovery audit, marks the next steps in APEX Analytix’s audit recovery technology. Agarwal is a member of the technology management team and is responsible for ongoing development of APEX Analytix FirstStrike®, an industry-leading family of payment and supplier controls and reporting applications.