• Coupa customers are revitalizing their organizations’ processes in ways that make their companies stronger, smarter, and safer. These actions create ripple...
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    Coupa’s Spendsetter Awards: Celebrating Customer Success in BSM, Supply Chain, and ESG
  • Smarter allocation of a company's budget can result in both financial and environmental savings. Coupa's digital platform helps global companies make...
    Meg Hall
    Meg Hall
    Director of Product Marketing, Coupa

    Meg is an experienced product marketer with a passion for sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance). With 7 years in product marketing and 12 years in general marketing, she has a proven track record of success in product marketing, sales enablement, and go-to-market strategy. She leverages this experience to help companies identify how they can use their existing budgets for the most impact.

    Meg is an expert in creating and executing sales enablement and sales communication programs, as well as designing powerful sales presentations and customer stories. She is also highly skilled in deriving, delivering, and presenting on key data insights. Meg is committed to sustainability and ESG, and is always looking for ways to incorporate these values into her work.

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    How Microsoft Improved ESG & Sustainable Spending Decisions With AI
  • Supply chain leaders often tell us they’re increasingly concerned about risks in their supply chain. They’re worried about everything from risks...
    Stephanie Buck
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

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    Risky Business: Supply Chain Risks and the Questions You’re Not Asking Your Suppliers
  • For the third time, Coupa has been positioned in the Leaders Category in its IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Travel...
    Coupa
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    Coupa Recognized as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled T&E Applications for Midmarket 2022–2023 Vendor Assessment
  • Futureproof. That’s the word Coupa is naming as the Business Spend Management (BSM) word of the year. From climate change to...
    Coupa
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    2022 in Review: The Top BSM Stories of the Year
  • Throughout the year, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet many procurement leaders, customers, and partners around the globe. Reflecting on this...
    Michael van Keulen
    Michael van Keulen
    Chief Procurement Officer, Coupa

    Michael van Keulen (aka “MVK”), Coupa's Chief Procurement Officer, has been in finance and procurement for 20+ years at high growth global companies where he managed procurement transformations and digitized the procurement process, driving significant stakeholder value.  Michael is a procurement fanatic, passionate about elevating the role of procurement by applying best in class practices and enabling business spend management through the power of digitization.

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    The Year in Reflection as CPO and an Outlook to 2023
  • It feels different for everyone. It might start as a slow tightening in the nose and throat, a thickening of mucus...
    Gina Tesla
    Gina Tesla
    Coupa Empower Board Chair

    Gina leads Coupa’s Environmental, Social, and Governance team, spanning sustainability, social impact and diversity, equity & inclusion. She is the Coupa Empower Board Chair.

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    Healthier Air for All Requires All of Us - Global Impact Week at Coupa
  • Originally Published November 9, 2022 – Updated December 22, 2022. He’s making a list. He’s checking it twice. He’s running it...
    Stephanie Buck
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

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    5 Things Santa Needs for a Stress-Free Holiday Supply Chain
  • Is the traditional way of sourcing outdated? What are the limits of focusing primarily on cost when it comes to creating...
    Stephanie Buck
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

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    How Sourcing Can Respond in Dynamic Markets to Drive Supply Chain Value
  • Originally Published December 2, 2022 – Updated December 20, 2022. “I remember when the lockdown came in the country and thinking...
    Judith Bechtold
    Judith Bechtold
    Account Executive, Coupa Software

    Based at the Coupa’s Black Forest Campus in Ettenheim, Germany, Judith has specialized in treasury management since 2014.

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    A Tale of Treasury Management, Spend, and a Shut-Down Blast Furnace
  • Today's post is co-written by Dr. Madhav Durbha, VP of Supply Chain Strategy at Coupa, and guest author Dr. Adeel Najmi...
    Dr. Madhav Durbha & Dr. Adeel Najmi
    Dr. Madhav Durbha & Dr. Adeel Najmi

    Dr. Adeel Najmi — Chief Product Officer at SourceDay
    Dr. Najmi loves the outdoors and enjoys painting. Adeel has guided successful digital transformations at over 25 Fortune 500 companies. 

    Dr. Madhav Durbha — Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, Coupa Software
    Dr. Durbha and his Coupa team help customers and prospects solve various supply chain challenges. Prior to Coupa, Dr. Durbha held positions at LLamasoft, Kinaxis, JDA Software and i2 Technologies, Inc. With more than 20 years in the supply chain industry, Dr. Durbha has broad experience in strategy & process consulting, supply chain software, program management, software application development & deployment, machine learning and data science. He received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras.

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    Dr. Madhav Durbha and Dr. Adeel Najmi_Supply Chain Strategies for the New Abnormal: How to Survive (and Thrive) with Coupa and SourceDay
  • Building a best-in-class procurement organization is no small feat. Your procurement organization is delivering tangible cost reductions, producing a considerable volume...
    Avik Ghosh & Brent Sisson
    Avik Ghosh & Brent Sisson

    Avik Ghosh a Senior Director in the Product Strategy and Innovation Team at Coupa and focuses on developing new solutions that maximize business value using the power of data and community.ai.  HIs background in management consulting and engineering includes experiences with standing up procurement organizations, taxonomy design, strategic sourcing, finance transformation, and cost-restructuring, lean six-sigma process improvement.

    Brent Sisson is a Product Management Director at Coupa who focuses on multiple data first product offerings as well as Coupa’s community.ai initiative. The goal of all of these offerings is to bring advanced insights to customers' BSM practice to better enable their success.

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    Category Management 101: Why CPOs Can Use Categories to Add Value to Organizations
  • Every day, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) ask: How much? And when will we see the benefit? These two questions are more...
    Jake Adger
    Jake Adger
    Director of Product Marketing, Coupa Software

    Jake is a Product Marketing leader with extensive software experience including product strategy, customer needs, requirements, positioning, collateral, technical marketing, pricing, and field enablement.

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    5 Key Takeaways for CPOs and CFOs from Coupa’s Executive Summit in New York City
  • With three major software releases per year, our Product and Engineering teams must evaluate what to include in each release —...
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lead Performance Engineer, Coupa Software

    Lokesh Gulechha, a Lead Performance Engineer based out of Pune, India, has worked at Coupa since 2020. He consistently develops and implements innovative ideas which transform business operations, enable dramatic quality improvement, increase productivity and reduce operational costs. He believes in using disruptive innovation and transformation in the technology space to enhance enterprise business. Lokesh is the author of several publications and frequently speaks at conferences and training sessions to aid others in using tech to transform business operations.

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    Our Core Values: The Key to Product Development That Drives Results
  • Chief Procurement Officers (CPO) have always known the importance of supply chains in the procurement process to keep the global economy...
    Kevin Farrell & Karen Sun
    Kevin Farrell & Karen Sun

    Kevin Farrell — VP, Global Strategic Alliances, Coupa Software
    With more than 32+ years of sales and alliance experience, Kevin serves as Coupa’s Vice President of Global Strategic Alliances and is based out of Boston, MA. In this role, he and his team develop new opportunities with Coupa's Business Spend Management platform engaging with the largest global Alliance Partners.

    Karen Sun — Sr. Director, Channel Marketing, Coupa Software
    Karen leads Channel Marketing for Coupa's Global System Integrator, Management Consulting, and Managed Services Provider partners. With 15 years of cross-functional experience in Strategic Alliances, Product Marketing, and SaaS Customer Success Programs, Karen is focused on bringing the most value to Coupa customers in collaboration with our ecosystem partners.

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    Accenture Study: How Procurement Provides New Business Value