Transforming Businesses with Proven Strategies: Meet Simon Potts

Simon is a seasoned technology executive with proven track record in the asset finance sector, specialising in IT strategy, digital transformation, and operational excellence.

Over his career, Simon has demonstrated leadership in global roles, focusing on the integration of AI, automation, workflow processes, and asset finance systems implementation.

Areas of expertise:
Digital Transformation
Process Improvement via Lean Six Sigma Methods
Asset Finance Systems Implementation
IT Leadership, Data and Functional Architecture
AI Integration and Intelligent Workflows

Simon's Background

World Class Experience

At IBM Financing, Simon was the global lead for AI, Workflow, and Automation division, driving digital innovation across a $26bn asset portfolio.

Proven AI Implementations

He pioneered the development of innovative digital and AI initiatives, encompassing chatbots, contract analysis, document processing, and intelligent reporting, among others.

Leading Digital Transformation

Simon’s strategic vision was pivotal in advancing the company's digital transformation agenda, enhancing operational efficiencies, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

Finance Systems Expertise

His work in designing the business architecture and management system for IBM Financing has endured for over two decades, supporting the company's digital transformation and migration to cloud-native applications.

Why Work with Simon

Simon's approach is defined by a blend of technology expertise, integrity, and a deep understanding of the asset finance industry. His commitment to innovation, coupled with a unique insight into the asset finance sector, sets him apart.

Grounded in client empathy and a mutual desire for success, he embodies the principle of standing in the client's shoes, striving not just for the firm's achievements but for the broader benefit of all stakeholders.

Simon’s expertise is ideal for forward-thinking CTOs organisations seeking to leverage technology-facilitated transformation and eager to embrace AI and digital innovation to their advantage.

Connect with Simon for help in transforming your asset finance operations and discover how Simon's expertise in digital transformation and strategic IT leadership can help your business.

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AI: Why Now?  

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March 7, 2024
The AI Imperative for Asset Finance

For forward-thinking asset finance companies, generative AI is rapidly shifting from futuristic possibility to strategic imperative. While the disruptive potential of technologies like generative AI and traditional machine learning is undeniable, realising a true competitive edge requires thoughtfully charting the path ahead. The generative AI wave is already starting to reshape the industry landscape. Early […]

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October 30, 2023
What Gen AI Means Right Now for the Financing Industry

It has been impossible to avoid the buzz surrounding Gen AI. Nearly a quarter of all articles from the global consultancies, IT industry and our own sector are extolling the potential of Gen AI, explaining how it has been created, how it can be used, and how it will change the way we all work. […]

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July 17, 2023
Why Delivering a Successful Chatbot is Harder Than People Think 

We are now all used to being able to find information, get help and possibly process transactions using chatbots. However, even with the current hype around ChatGPT and other advanced generative AI-based chatbots, why does it remain so difficult to deliver even a basic chatbot successfully? Business Benefits of Chatbots Chatbots have the potential to deliver […]

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July 17, 2023
Barriers To Successful Digital Transformation

In today's fast-paced, digital-centric era, digital transformation is becoming vital for businesses to stay relevant, and competitive. However, it's not simply about trading old systems for new ones; it's a complex and often daunting endeavour involving organisational change, innovative strategies, and the adoption of next-generation technologies. The rewards of success can be vast, from increased […]

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July 17, 2023
Key Factors in a Successful Digital Transformation

It is now becoming obvious that to maintain a market position, enterprises must be able to deliver their products or services digitally. In consumer markets, the adoption of digital practices is well-established. While B2B markets have typically lagged behind, expectations have shifted, with clients expecting to start their research and transaction online. And, in many […]

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