Third-party risks are a part of doing business. Capturing these risks and being able to rapidly adjust the supply chain is...
Samuel Mele
Samuel Mele
Coupa Global Vice President of Risk Management Solutions

Samuel Mele's 30 year career includes a unique blend of supply chain, procurement, strategic sourcing, risk, performance, and compliance management expertise across a wide range of industries spanning manufacturing to financial services. As the Global Vice President of Risk Management Solutions for Coupa, Sam supports a team of third-party risk, compliance, performance management and sourcing subject matter experts. Before joining Coupa, Sam was the Vice President of Sales for Hiperos and was responsible for business development and client relations across North America.

Read time: 6 mins
Five Third-Party Risks and Benefits of Continuous Risk Management
Coupa’s BSM Platform is proven resilient and rock-solid – it will reduce the complexity of your IT environment, ease the burden...
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: 9 mins
Group of Employees
Across the globe, we are experiencing an unprecedented disruption to our standard ways of working. To combat the impact of COVID-19...
Paul Stuker
Paul Stuker
Director, Global Technical Solutions Consulting, Coupa Software

Paul Stuker supports the software sales process from a technology perspective as a leader and an individual contributor.

Read time: 3 mins
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Companies make enormous investments in CRM and enterprise systems. So, it’s only natural that they would look to stretch their investment...
Mat Calabro
Mat Calabro
Product Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

Mat Calabro specializes in Coupa's CLM and S2C solutions. He lives in the Greater Boston area with his wife and son.

Read time: 5 mins
People Shaking Hands and Talking
For many organizations operating on a global scale, the payments process can bring considerable challenges and risks. With payments made to...
Ravi Thakur
Ravi Thakur
Senior Vice President, Business Acceleration, Coupa Software

Ravi Thakur has more than 20 years of experience in Enterprise software, holding executive level positions from support, development, professional services, operations, pre-sales, and more.

Read time: 8 mins
Coupa Pay
How Mid-Sized Companies Using NetSuite ERP Manage Growth and Scale Massively with Coupa It’s that time of year when we’re making...
Kelly Casey
Kelly Casey
Field & Account Based Marketing Marketing Manager, Coupa

Kelly Casey holds a B.A. from Arizona State University and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Read time: 6 mins
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In part one of this blog post, Not Just Any Crowdsourcing, we discussed how to take the best of consumer crowdsourcing...
Charlene Wang
Charlene Wang
Director, Product & Segment Marketing for Coupa’s Community Intelligence and Coupa Pay

Charlene Wang holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Read time: 8 mins
Icons All Connecting Together
Every time I’m with a group of founders, young technologists, or IT leaders, a common question I get is, “How do...
Eric Tan
Eric Tan
Vice President of Business Services & IT, Coupa Software

Eric Tan oversees Coupa’s global business technology with responsibility for the internal deployment of Coupa's Business Spend Management products. Prior to Coupa, Mr. Tan served in leadership roles at PwC and EY.

Read time: 6 mins
Man Jumping Across Arrows
The Hackett Group, CrossCountry Consulting, and Acquis Consulting Group are seasoned experts at helping businesses implement e-procurement and digital procure-to-pay (P2P)...
Suhas Sreedhar
Suhas Sreedhar
Senior Content Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

Suhas Sreedhar is a writer, journalist, and content marketer who loves telling stories about complex ideas to make them digestible. He also really enjoy storytelling through different media like articles, infographics, podcasts, videos, and interactive apps.

Read time: 10 mins
Lady with a Shopping Cart Trending Upwards
Coupa hit many milestones in 2018, not the least of which was hiring our first Chief Procurement Officer, Dina Ghobrial. Born...
Coupa
Read time: 16 mins
Making Automation Sing – What Coupa CPO Dina Ghobrial Says is the Secret to Success as a Procurement & Transformation Leader
What’s the best way for a company to take on digital transformation? If you had asked me that two years ago...
Eric Tan
Eric Tan
Vice President of Business Services & IT, Coupa Software

Eric Tan oversees Coupa’s global business technology with responsibility for the internal deployment of Coupa's Business Spend Management products. Prior to Coupa, Mr. Tan served in leadership roles at PwC and EY.

Read time: 10 mins
Becoming an IT Leader: An Insider’s Guide to Digital Transformation
As organizations move to adopt leading technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual and augmented reality, the question arises as to...
Sean Park
Sean Park
Group Practice Lead, Procurement and Strategic Sourcing, Acquis Consulting Group, an accredited Coupa implementation partner

Sean Park's mission is to provide clients with strategy, organization design, process and implementation support.

Read time: 12 mins
A Light Bulb Inside a Cloud
Supplier payment terms are extending to historic lengths—an average of 66 days globally—wreaking havoc on supply chains as even well-established businesses...
Ravi Thakur
Ravi Thakur
Senior Vice President, Business Acceleration, Coupa Software

Ravi Thakur has more than 20 years of experience in Enterprise software, holding executive level positions from support, development, professional services, operations, pre-sales, and more.

Read time: 10 mins
Man Turning on a Faucet with a Droplet of a Dollar Sign
IT and procurement have a long-standing relationship, since IT is one of the biggest categories that procurement is managing in most...
Coupa
Read time: 19 mins
3 CIOs speaking about business spend management.
Although IT leaders take great pride in maintaining existing systems, enhancing critical applications and responding to the requests of their end...
Mark Settle
Mark Settle
CIO, Okta

Mark Settle is a seven-time CIO with broad business experience in the information services, enterprise software, consumer products, high-tech distribution, financial services and oil and gas industries. He has led IT organizations that supported the global operations of Fortune 500 companies, maintained the R&D infrastructure required for software product development, and hosted customer-facing delivery systems for commercial products and services. Settle serves on the advisory boards of several Silicon Valley venture firms and pioneered the adoption of service management and cloud computing technologies in several large enterprises. He currently serves as the CIO of Okta, a provider of cloud-based solutions for identity and mobility management, and a Coupa customer. A version of this article previously appeared on CIO.com.

Read time: 14 mins
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