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Coupa Positioned Furthest to the Right in the First-Ever 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Source-to-Pay Suites
In their first-ever Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Source-to-Pay Suites, Coupa has been recognized as a Leader! Why it matters This...
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  • Out of 10 companies evaluated, Coupa is recognized as a leader in The Hackett Group’s Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) Value Matrix for 2023...
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    Coupa Recognized as a Leader in the 2023 Hackett Value Matrix™ Purchase-to-Pay Software Solution Provider Perspective
  • Table of contents Why business spend management is important The benefits of business spend management How business spend management is used...
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    What Is Business Spend Management?
  • The power of the Coupa community to unlock purpose is realized each day as we work together to reduce our collective...
    Gina Tesla
    Gina Tesla
    VP ESG, Sustainability, Social Impact and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; and Coupa Empower Board Chair

    Gina Tesla leads Coupa’s Environmental, Social, and Governance team, spanning sustainability, social impact and diversity, equity, and inclusion. She also serves as the Empower Board Chair (Coupa's Women's Employee Resource Group).

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    Accelerating Purpose: Coupa’s 2023 Report on ESG, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • For the third consecutive time, Coupa is positioned as a Market Leader in Ardent Partners’ 2023 ePayables Technology Advisor report, with...
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    Coupa Recognized for a Third Time in a Row as a Market Leader in Ardent Partners’ 2023 ePayables Technology Advisor Evaluation
  • Coupa has been positioned in the Leaders Category in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Procurement Applications 2023 Vendor Assessment...
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    Coupa Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Procurement Applications Vendor Assessment
  • At Coupa, we’re building a best-of-breed ecosystem of partners that offers a wide range of services, training, and customized solutions to...
    Roger Goulart
    Roger Goulart
    EVP, Business Development and Alliances, Coupa Software

    Roger Goulart, EVP of Business Development and Alliances, is responsible for extending Coupa Software’s value through partnerships with technology and distribution partners. He brings more than twenty years of sales, alliance, business development, support and professional services management experience to Coupa.

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    Coupa Celebrates Partner Ecosystem with Second Annual Coupa Partner Connect Awards
  • Coupa customers are revitalizing their organizations’ processes in ways that make their companies stronger, smarter, and safer. These actions create ripple...
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    Coupa’s Spendsetter Awards: Celebrating Customer Success in BSM, Supply Chain, and ESG
  • For the third time, Coupa has been positioned in the Leaders Category in its IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Travel...
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    Coupa Recognized as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled T&E Applications for Midmarket 2022–2023 Vendor Assessment
  • Throughout the year, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet many procurement leaders, customers, and partners around the globe. Reflecting on this...
    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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    The Year in Reflection as CPO and an Outlook to 2023
  • It feels different for everyone. It might start as a slow tightening in the nose and throat, a thickening of mucus...
    Gina Tesla
    Gina Tesla
    VP ESG, Sustainability, Social Impact and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; and Coupa Empower Board Chair

    Gina Tesla leads Coupa’s Environmental, Social, and Governance team, spanning sustainability, social impact and diversity, equity, and inclusion. She also serves as the Empower Board Chair (Coupa's Women's Employee Resource Group).

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    Healthier Air for All Requires All of Us - Global Impact Week at Coupa
  • With three major software releases per year, our Product and Engineering teams must evaluate what to include in each release —...
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lead Performance Engineer, Coupa Software

    Lokesh Gulechha, a Lead Performance Engineer based out of Pune, India, has worked at Coupa since 2020. He consistently develops and implements innovative ideas which transform business operations, enable dramatic quality improvement, increase productivity and reduce operational costs. He believes in using disruptive innovation and transformation in the technology space to enhance enterprise business. Lokesh is the author of several publications and frequently speaks at conferences and training sessions to aid others in using tech to transform business operations.

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    Our Core Values: The Key to Product Development That Drives Results
  • Just over two years ago, we announced that Coupa had acquired LLamasoft: a day I remember like it happened yesterday. Throughout...
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    VP of Supply Chain Strategy, Coupa Software

    Dr. Madhav Durbha is the Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy Coupa Software, where his team helps customers and prospects solve various supply chain challenges. Prior to Coupa, Dr. Durbha held positions at LLamasoft, Kinaxis, JDA Software and i2 Technologies, Inc. With more than 20 years in the supply chain industry, Dr. Durbha has broad experience in strategy & process consulting, supply chain software, program management, software application development & deployment, machine learning and data science. He received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras.

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    The Road Ahead: Two Years After LLamasoft’s Acquisition
  • Many things returned to normal this year — or at least back to a new normal. But 2022 has also presented...
    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.

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    Coupa Named a 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant™ Leader in Procure-to-Pay Suites for the Seventh Time in a Row
  • As enterprise software products and companies grow, the need for more tools to scale the product, expedite the process, and improve...
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lokesh Gulechha
    Lead Performance Engineer, Coupa Software

    Lokesh Gulechha, a Lead Performance Engineer based out of Pune, India, has worked at Coupa since 2020. He consistently develops and implements innovative ideas which transform business operations, enable dramatic quality improvement, increase productivity and reduce operational costs. He believes in using disruptive innovation and transformation in the technology space to enhance enterprise business. Lokesh is the author of several publications and frequently speaks at conferences and training sessions to aid others in using tech to transform business operations.

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    Coupa Engineers Believe Hard Work Must Be Replaced With Smart Work
  • Today, Forrester has named Coupa as a leader in The Forrester Wave TM : Collaborative Supply Networks, Q4 2022. This...
    Stephanie Buck
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

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    Coupa Named a Leader in Forrester’s Wave for Collaborative Supply Networks