Phil Searle

Founder & CEO Chazey Partners

Phil Searle is the Founder and CEO of Chazey Partners, which is a management consulting firm that provides expert business advisory and transformation services, including implementation of shared services.  


Phil founded Chazey Partners ten years ago, in 2006. Phil is a globally recognized expert in business transformation, shared services, offshoring, and outsourcing, covering both the private and public sectors.  He is a regular speaker, judge and chairperson at numerous events around the globe.  He has written many articles on these subjects.
Phil was granted an O1 Visa status by the US government in 2008, which then resulted in his gaining accelerated Green Card status in 2009 through the EB1 Extraordinary Ability Green Card program.  The Canadian Federal Government also first issued him with a C10 Visa in 2009 (renewed periodically since then); this visa is only granted where there is “Significant Benefit to Canada” as per regulations.
Prior to his current work, Phil was Group Vice President and CFO of Cendant TDS’s International Markets Division.  Prior to Cendant, Phil was VP Finance and Corporate Controller at 3Com Corporation.  Here he headed the Corporate Controller Function and the Worldwide Shared Finance Services team.  
He trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) in the UK with KPMG.  He has a BA Honours Degree in Economics from the University of Exeter and is also a member of Financial Executives International (FEI).

Main Day One: Tuesday, December 1

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

11:15 AM WORKSHOP: Blockchain: The Next Step in Your Automation Journey

When moving along your intelligent automation journey, there are a range of technologies at your disposal, including Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Blockchain has also emerged more recently, presenting the opportunity for an exponential leap in digitalization efforts. What exactly is Blockchain? How is it different? What opportunities and challenges does it present? How does it fit into your organization’s automation roadmap and work alongside other technologies such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA)? This workshop will discuss the key characteristics of Blockchain, and how it can become a valuable part of your intelligent automation journey. Key topics covered include:

  • What exactly is Blockchain, and what potential benefits can it bring to your organizations?
  • How Blockchain differs from RPA and other intelligent automation tools
  • How to leverage Blockchain in your current automation strategy
  • Key considerations related to Blockchain adoption
  • Effectively deploying Blockchain

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Phil.

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