Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors brings diverse industry knowledge and sound professional backgrounds to our growing operation. Their combined expertise has led, and continues to shape, our groundbreaking efforts as we set our sights on changing the way companies spend, and save.contact us
Rob is the Chief Executive Officer of Coupa. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Rob has over two decades experience in the business software industry. He came to Coupa from SuccessFactors, where he ran Global Product Marketing & Management, as a member of the executive management team, as the company scaled from an early start up to a successful public company.
Prior to that, Rob directed Product Management at Siebel Systems, where he helped build Siebel ERM into one of the company’s fastest growing product lines. Rob also did a stint in management consulting at McKinsey & Company, and spent four years at Accenture, where he focused on global SAP systems implementations.
Rob is a guest lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools, and a frequent contributor to Forbes and Fortune magazines. He can often be heard providing commentary on major news programs including Bloomberg's Money Moves and NPR Morning Edition.
Rob holds a B.S. in Information Systems from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Neeraj joined Battery in 2000 and invests in enterprise software/SaaS, technology-enabled services and Internet companies. He was a founding investor in BladeLogic (acquired by BMC). In addition to BladeLogic, Neeraj’s investments include Applimation (acquired by Informatica), Bazaarvoice, Brightree, Consona (acquired by Vista Equity Partners), Glassdoor, Guidewire Software, Internet Brands (acquired by Hellman & Friedman), LifeMed Media, Marketo, Mass Relevance, Omniture (acquired by Adobe), RealPage, Sprinklr, Tealium, VSS Monitoring (acquired by Danaher), Wayfair (formerly CSN Stores), and Yesware.
Prior to Battery, Neeraj worked as a product manager at Real Networks, an operating executive at SkyTV, and a management consultant with Booz-Allen. Neeraj holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from Cornell University as well as an MBA with honors from the Harvard Business School. He is a Charter Member of TiE, an active advisor to several local entrepreneurs, and has been named numerous times to the Forbes Midas List, which ranks the top 100 venture capitalists around the world.
Charles is an accomplished venture capital investor who has been a partner with Rally Ventures since 2013 and with El Dorado Ventures (EDV) since 1999. His primary focus is on companies with the potential to radically change the capabilities, cost/performance and energy efficiency of datacenters and enterprise computing environments. This includes companies in the systems, storage and cloud computing sectors. Prior to joining EDV, Charles served as a partner at Piper Jaffray Ventures, where he helped manage the firm’s technology venture capital funds. Charles gained early venture capital experience at Scripps Ventures, where he helped design and implement an early-stage investment strategy for a newly formed venture fund. Early in his career, Charles was involved with the design and implementation of healthcare IT systems at the Mayo Clinic, including Mayo’s first radiology information system. In addition to his for-profit boards, Charles serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Camp Chippewa Foundation, and works actively with several other education-based non-profits.
Charles received a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Colby College and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Leslie Campbell is an accomplished international executive with multi-disciplinary expertise, and a solid history of global leadership in the finance, technology and publishing industries. Over her 30-plus year career, she has had success in formulating strategies that optimize processes and performance of multi-billion dollar global organizations such as Dell, Inc. and Oracle Corporation. She is particularly recognized for her international experience, for demonstrating deep customer and product understanding, and for creating high performance, cross-cultural teams that deliver measurable results.
Most recently Leslie served as Chief Procurement Officer for Reed Elsevier, a world leading provider of professional information solutions, where she successfully transformed the global procurement function. Prior to joining Reed Elsevier, she ran global procurement organizations at Dell and Oracle. At Dell, she also spent five years based in Europe as General Manager of the EMEA Global Segment. In 2011, Supply Chain Digital named her one of the top CPOs in the world.
Leslie serves on the board of Bideawee, Inc., and previously served on the boards of WBENC, the Forte Foundation and the Advisory Board of the Procurement Leaders Network. She earned a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington.
Roger Siboni is a recognized and widely respected business leader with more than 30 years of experience that has focused on executive level management in technology and finance. He spent more than 20 years at KPMG LLP, serving as Deputy Chairman, Chief Operating Officer and worldwide head of KPMG’s Technology Practice. While with KPMG, his operating experience helped the billion-dollar firm achieve triple-digit growth within its consulting and high technology practices. He then served as chairman and CEO of customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Epiphany, Inc.
Siboni’s experience also includes serving on the Board of Directors for several Silicon Valley companies such as Marketo, Postini, Macromedia, Infogroup, Active Software, ArcSight, IronPlanet, Cadence Design Systems and Dolby Laboratories. Siboni also served on the board of Mandiant Corporation, a key innovator in the area of IT security. He served as chairman of the Haas Graduate School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, and also served on the boards of the San Francisco Exploratorium and the Rhode Island School of Design. He holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley.
H. Tayloe Stansbury
H. Tayloe Stansbury is a recognized and respected technology and business leader with more than 30 years of experience, including more than 15 years as a senior executive in public software companies.
Tayloe currently serves as executive vice president and chief technology officer of Intuit, with responsibility for all product engineering and information technology. He previously served as chief information officer of VMware. Earlier he was executive vice president of Ariba, where he led product management, engineering, hosting and customer support. Before that he held executive engineering and general management roles at Calico Commerce and Xerox. In addition, he led developer tools engineering groups at Borland International and Sun Microsystems, and did research in computational linguistics at Xerox PARC.
Tayloe’s experience also includes serving on the board of directors for several nonprofit organizations. Currently, he is trustee and chair of the advancement committee at Harvey Mudd College, and was instrumental in launching the college’s first capital campaign in more than 15 years.
Tayloe earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in applied mathematics from Harvard University. He also completed graduate coursework at Stanford University in computer science, linguistics, and mathematics.
Scott Thompson is an accomplished technology executive with over thirty years of experience with companies in all stages of growth. From July 2012 to July 2016, Scott was the CEO of ShopRunner, the leading provider of consumer-targeted, premium e-commerce-related services available at dozens of leading merchants. Prior to ShopRunner, Scott held several senior leadership roles in online, payments and commerce-related companies, including serving as CEO of Yahoo!, President and CTO of PayPal, EVP at Inovant (Visa) and CIO of Barclays Global Investors. He is and has been a Board member for many fast-growth, private companies, including Vertica (acquired by HP), Splunk, Zuora, PerkStreet, Kabbage and Plastiq.
Frank van Veenendaal
Frank van Veenendaal is a respected business leader with more than 30 years of extensive cloud, customer service and sales acceleration experience. He is also known for his proven record of more than 15 years transforming emerging SaaS companies to established market leaders.
Van Veenendaal served as executive vice chairman of Salesforce for three years and held a number of executive leadership positions at the company since 2001. During his tenure, he helped drive the company’s considerable growth and was one of the pioneers of enterprise adoption of SaaS solutions worldwide.
Prior to Salesforce, he served in executive sales positions at several leading high-tech companies, such as Actuate Corporation, Interleaf, Integrated Solutions, Pyramid and Harris Corporation.
In addition to Coupa, van Veenendaal currently serves on the board of directors for Vlocity Inc., a leading industry cloud software company, and NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of omni-channel cloud customer contact technology. He also is a strategic advisory board member for Capriz, a leader in business application modernization.