Do you ever feel like you’re living in a box at work? Is this box holding you back or limiting your...
Vanessa Cisz
Vanessa Cisz
Content Development Manager, Coupa

Vanessa Cisz is a B2B storytelling professional with more than 15 years of experience in helping organizations convey the real value of their technology solutions. She holds degrees in creative writing as well as English and German literature.

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Empowering a Community of Women to Own Their Voice
The business world has faced unprecedented challenges due to the disruptions of 2020. At many companies, teams that were once down...
Emily Burnette & Max Goraknick
Emily Burnette & Max Goraknick

Emily Burnette is a manager in Deloitte Consulting’s Supply Chain and Network Operations practice, and she focuses on global procurement transformations enabled by cloud technologies.  She has managed multiple global transformations and her work spans strategy, technology, and change management & communications teams.

Max Goralnick is a managing director in Deloitte Consulting’s Supply Chain and Network Operations practice, focusing on Digital Procurement. He specializes in strategic sourcing, procurement transformation, performance improvement, cost reduction, supply chain strategy, and procurement strategy.

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Deploying Your Business Spend Management Platform Virtually
At Coupa, our vision has always been a comprehensive Business Spend Management platform that helps organizations maximize the value of every...
Michael Schanker
Michael Schanker
VP, Strategic Marketing, Coupa Software

Michael Schanker is the VP, Strategic Marketing at Coupa, supporting Coupa's go-to-market strategy, product marketing, segment marketing, and customer marketing teams. He has spent more than 20 years in enterprise software across Marketing, Sales, and Services roles after starting his career in Finance. He has an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.S. from Washington University in St. Louis. 

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Coupa Acquires LLamasoft to Connect AI-Powered Supply Chain with Spend Management
The potential for collective economic, environmental, and social impact that Coupa can have across global supply chains, communities, and business operations...
Sandy Eapen
Sandy Eapen
Director, Sustainability & CSR, Coupa Software

Sandy Eapen is Director, Sustainability & CSR at Coupa. She resides in San Francisco and holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA and Master of International Affairs (MIA) from Columbia University.

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Corporate Sustainability at Coupa: Tapping Into the Power of Spend and Our Community
Third-party risk management has been a complex challenge for companies of all sizes within many industries for years. The COVID-19 pandemic...
Brian Shaw
Brian Shaw
Third-Party Risk Management and Compliance, Coupa Software

Brian Shaw oversees Coupa’s Third-Party Risk Management and Compliance practice, ensuring customer success, focusing on results and striving for excellence through value as a service. He was formerly Director, Financial Services Sales for Opus Global (Hiperos and Alacra), which Coupa acquired in 2018.

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3 Key Elements to Effective Third-Party Risk Management
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every segment of life. One of the most critical is the nonprofit sector, where organizations like...
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John Lewis Partnership is an employee-owned company, running the John Lewis & Partners department stores and Waitrose & Partners supermarkets in...
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In support of Pride Month – the recognition of the human rights for a wide range of people who may identify...
Jason Summers
Jason Summers
Senior Director, Customer Support, Coupa Software

Jason Summers is one of the founding sponsors of Illuminate, Coupa’s LGBTQ+ employee resource group, in addition to his job as a leader in Coupa’s Value Services organization focused on customer and engineering support. Jason’s involvement in LGBTQ causes includes three years raising funds for the AIDS Lifecycle. He has also volunteered locally for Gay for Good and Second Harvest food bank.

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Illuminate
Over the last few weeks we’ve been highlighting how companies have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. The road to resilience is...
Coupa
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What do you do when the world shuts down during a pandemic, but you have to keep going, because the world...
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This week on our Spendsetters: The Road to Resilience series, we hear from Andrew Cieslak, Chief Procurement Officer, and Pamela Schott...
Coupa
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How do you respond to a crisis with resilience and agility? Chris DiOrio, VP of Strategic Sourcing/CPO of Staples, recently explained...
Coupa
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As we continue down the Road to Resilience, we’ve heard stories of companies who have stepped up to provide value to...
Coupa
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Spendsetters Road to Resilience, COVID-19.
We recently unveiled our new series, Spendsetters: The Road to Resilience. The series explores the heroic efforts of the Business Spend...
Coupa
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Spendsetters: Road to Resilience
Last week, we introduced our Spendsetters: The Road to Resilience series, honoring the BSM community’s efforts to combat COVID-19 and its...
Coupa
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Spendsetters COVID-19 plan.