Posted: 19 / 11 / 2019

At Sedulo, we love Xero – and we love Xerocon! 

It’s been a gamechanger in accounting systems, helping businesses and firms alike transition from dry, dull spreadsheets to cloud-based management software. 

Known widely as the “Glastonbury for accountants”, Xerocon lived up to expectations with a jam-packed schedule welcoming 3,000 accountants, bookkeepers and app partners.

Here are some of the key highlights from us…

Gary Turner, Managing Director Xero UK and Ireland Gary gave some fascinating thoughts on start-ups, productivity and the tools that help grow businesses.

Major Tim Peak – The distinguished European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut spoke about the importance of inspiring interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – and, of course, space!

Rachael Powell, Chief Customer and People Officer – Xero are widely known for their customer-centric approach, Rachael delved into how they’ve mastered placing customers first and how firms can take the same steps.

Craig Walker, Executive General Manager of Payments, Xero – Craig unveiled an exciting new partnership with Transferwise and the launch of Pay with TransferWise – as well as enhancements to payment facilities with Stripe and GoCardless.

Anna Curzon, Xero’s Chief Product Officer – Anna shared a snapshot of Xero’s vision for the future and announced new products and enhancements, such as Xero Tax, Business Snapshot and major advances in Hubdoc’s machine learning-powered data capture technology.

And that’s a wrap! An incredible, innovative and insightful few days at Xerocon London 2019. We heard from some brilliant speakers and discovered all about the latest product updates from Xero, partner app opportunities and so much more.

You can read Xero’s official review here.