Private equity has undergone significant shifts thanks to ongoing pandemic pressures — and the change isn't over. As noted by research...
Kristen Rigby
Kristen Rigby
Senior Director, Coupa Alliances

Kristen Rigby leads Coupa’s Private Growth Alliance Community with responsibility for valued added alliances programs with the Mid Market, Private Equity, and Venture Capital spaces. With over 20 years of technology experience, Kristen is a passionate advocate for customer success and long-term, value-based client relationships.

Read time: 8 mins
Layer by Layer: Building Community and Coopetition in Private Equity through BSM Data and Collective Intelligence
After years of steady economic growth, businesses around the globe are confronted with uncertainty. The challenge for finance leaders today is...
John Callan
John Callan
Sr. Director, EMEA Product & Segment Marketing, Coupa

John Callan is responsible for product marketing and go-to-market strategies for the Coupa Spend Management platform. John earned his Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a dual degree in Engineering and Mathematics from University of Dublin, Trinity College.

Read time: 3 mins
Why Cost Control
Every quarter, we publish the Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI), a leading indicator of economic growth based on analyzing business spend...
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
VP, Business Value Engineering, Coupa Software

Jeff Collins is a customer-focused value engineering professional with more than 22 years of experience working with companies across industries to discover and realize business performance improvement and competitive advantage through strategic investment. He is a passionate advocate for partnering with customers to uncover high value opportunities to leverage technology and enterprise software, especially Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Mobility, and Cloud.

Read time: 2 mins
Procurement professional analyzing graphs.
The U.S. has experienced the longest period of economic expansion in history. Prior to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, many...
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
VP, Business Value Engineering, Coupa Software

Jeff Collins is a customer-focused value engineering professional with more than 22 years of experience working with companies across industries to discover and realize business performance improvement and competitive advantage through strategic investment. He is a passionate advocate for partnering with customers to uncover high value opportunities to leverage technology and enterprise software, especially Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Mobility, and Cloud.

Read time: 4 mins
Professional in a rain storm taking pictures of clouds
We know that comparing our spend performance to others in our industry offers substantial value. When we compare our company’s performance...
Avik Ghosh
Avik Ghosh
Managing Director, Strategic Analytics & Operations, Coupa Software

Avik Ghosh is a member of the Business Value Engineering team and leads Coupa’s Value Excellence Center. In his past professional experience in management consulting and structural engineering, Avik leveraged statistical analysis, probabilistic modeling, and data science to deliver real-world solutions. Avik holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and an M.S. in Structural Engineering & Geomechanics from Stanford University and currently resides in Southern California.

Read time: 3 mins
Community Data Is Critical To Effective Business Spend Management Benchmarking
We are proud to release the Coupa Benchmark for 2018. This report contains data on the results that top performing companies...
Amit Duvedi
Amit Duvedi
Vice President, Business Strategy Value Management, Coupa Software

Prior to his role at Coupa, Amit served as VP of Consultative Sales and Strategy for SAP.

Read time: 9 mins
12 ways to measure business spend management success.