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
"What is procurement?" is a question I am frequently asked. The short answer is that procurement helps a company make purchasing...
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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Procurement Needs a New Operating Model, Part 2: Talent
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
Organizations learned many lessons in 2020. The most important one was something that we, procurement leaders, already knew in our gut...
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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Procurement Needs a New Operating Model, Part 1: Process
Today's supply chains are more complex and connected than ever before. Throughout my career, I have witnessed time and again how...
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.

Read time: 7 mins
Why CPOs must make risk a P&L conversation
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
“What should companies do to prepare for a recession?” This prescient question was posed a year ago in a Harvard Business...
Coupa
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What Resilient Companies Do Differently
Every industry faces unique challenges in these uncertain times. For online retailers, ensuring customer orders are fulfilled while keeping the business...
Coupa
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Zalando Purse, a Scarf and a Watch
From: The Chairpersons of many Boards of Directors To: Procurement Everywhere – Please Step Up and Lead... It's been a long...
Rob Bernshteyn
Rob Bernshteyn
CEO & Chairman, Coupa Software

Rob Bernshteyn previously served as part of the executive management team at SuccessFactors (now part of SAP), running product marketing & management for this leader in HCM SaaS software. He also worked in product management at Siebel Systems, management consulting at McKinsey, and SAP systems integration consulting at Accenture. Bernshteyn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from the University of New York at Albany.

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Important Notice
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.

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Professional in a rain storm taking pictures of clouds
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.

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Bar and Line graph showing significant growth.
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
Are you feeling nostalgic for the days when your worst nightmare was failing to close the books on time? Today, as...
Todd Ford
Todd Ford
Chief Financial Officer, Coupa Software

Todd Ford has served as Chief Financial Officer at Coupa Software since 2015, holds a BS in Accounting from Santa Clara University, and resides in Silicon Valley, California.

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Businessman Walking Up Stairs
As a woman and a mom of a 19-month-old daughter, I am very passionate about workplace diversity and equality. Throughout my...
Liz Oseguera
Liz Oseguera
Senior Manager, Customer Marketing, Coupa Software

Liz is on the Customer Marketing team at Coupa and helped start Empower in 2018. She is now the marketing and communications lead for the program. Her passion for workplace equality started in 2014 when she founded Marketo’s first women’s initiative, Momentum, which is still thriving today.

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Business Women Punching Through Glass