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.

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Layer by Layer: Building Community and Coopetition in Private Equity through BSM Data and Collective Intelligence
Learn how an agile supply chain can solve the challenges procurement organizations are facing today by attending our webinar — Expect...
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Expect the Unexpected: How to Rethink Your Supply Chain
Many corporations have women’s organizations. However, at Coupa, our Empower community takes it to the next level. Beyond the support and...
Sheryl Chamberlain
Sheryl Chamberlain
Director of Alliance, Coupa

Sheryl joined Coupa in January of 2020 as Director of Alliance. As a global technology executive, she has driven businesses to success, cultivated forward strategies, and aligned business goals. She's a leader who is able to revolutionize practices and change the paradigms of business. A key business asset in numerous major technology moves, strategies, and programs, she has built a reputation as an instrumental business partner and asset.

Beyond her executive influences and impactful strategies, Sheryl is an advocate for social impact and change. She has lent her insight and voice to numerous board seats and memberships with Aleria Research Council, Forbes Nonprofit Council, New York Academy of Science, How Women Lead, IMPCT Coffee, National Diversity Council, and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center. Additionally, Sheryl has earned numerous industry awards and recognition including Tribute to Women, (TWIN), Women in Technology from Dallas Business Journal, and Global Innovation Partner of the Year from EMC.

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Creating a Community of Women Program
American Express and Coupa have a partnership and joint solution which provides clients with integrated virtual card payments in Coupa Pay...
J.R. Robertson
J.R. Robertson
Vice President, Coupa Pay, Coupa Software

J.R. Robertson is Vice President, Coupa Pay, and an entrepreneurial enthusiast and culture builder at Coupa. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Marketing Management from California State University, Chico, and currently resides in the smoky state of California.

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Check Usage Slows as the Pandemic Increases Interest in E-Payment Solutions
Inefficiency, lack of spend optimization, and out-of-policy spend and compliance negatively impact payment processes. With these challenges, how do you get...
Gene Cook
Gene Cook
Senior Director, Coupa Pay Alliance Partners

Gene has been an integral part to the success of the Coupa Pay alliances built and developed while at Coupa for the past year and a half. Developing the go-to-market strategy and success of these partnerships, all while delivering unsurpassed client value, is what Gene thinks about every single day. Prior to that, Gene ran the major bank alliances at SAP Concur for several years. Gene and his family reside in beautiful Upstate New York.

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5 Payment Pain Points and How to Solve Them
Today’s blog post is by guest author, David Sentongo, Director of Commercial Product Management at Kofax. David leads the direction of...
David Sentongo
David Sentongo
Director of Commercial Product Management, Kofax

As Director of Commercial Product Management at Kofax, David leads the direction of the Finance & Accounting portfolio, driving innovation and providing customers with solutions — allowing them to digitally transform their finance and accounting organizations. Kofax, a CoupaLink technology partner, enables organizations to digitally transform document-intensive workflows.

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Smarter AP Automation Together: 5 Ways Kofax ReadSoft Online for Coupa Further Transforms Invoice Automation
Digital transformation has moved from an operational outlier to a mission-critical mandate for organizations and the events of this year have...
Sally Stephens
Sally Stephens
VP, Alliance Programs, Coupa Software

With more than 25 years of global channel experience, Sally Stephens leads the strategy and implementation of Coupa’s overall partner programs, including the program development, the go-to market strategy, and channel operations.

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CoupaLink: Bringing Best of Breed Applications to You
At a time when businesses face growing uncertainty with spend controls and supply chain risk on the rise, there’s an increased...
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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CPO View: Why Fostering Collaboration Between IT and Procurement is Critical
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
Placing tighter reigns on Travel and Expense (T&E)—which is second only to payroll as the most controllable expense for most companies—is...
Tracy Gao
Tracy Gao
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Coupa T&E Solutions, Coupa Software

Tracy Gao oversees product marketing for Coupa's T&E solutions. She resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and holds a B.A. in International Relations and an M.A. in Communication from Stanford University.

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Why Insight Into Corporate Travel & Expense Is More Valuable Now Than Ever Before
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
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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Over the last few weeks we’ve been highlighting how companies have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. The road to resilience is...
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