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What Is Corporate Sustainability?
Despite surging investor interest, surprisingly few companies are making real progress towards their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals. That...
Coupa
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  • Originally Published June 13, 2022 – Updated July 26, 2023. Today’s post features quotes from Michael Rasmussen, an internationally recognised pundit...
    Abigail Myers-Antiaye
    Abigail Myers-Antiaye
    Senior Product Compliance Manager, Coupa

    Abigail Myers-Antiaye is Coupa’s Senior Product Compliance Manager. After receiving her Law LLB (Hons) Degree from University of Nottingham, she studied the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP University London in Holborn. For over five years, she has worked in Product Compliance with a specific focus on Invoicing and Global Indirect Tax Compliance, and has significant experience with helping companies understand and implement invoicing solutions in line with indirect tax rules.

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    What ESG Means to Your Organization and Which Laws or Regulations Apply
  • IDC MarketScape positions Coupa in the Leaders Category for its 2023 Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Mid-Market and Enterprise Treasury and Risk...
    Coupa
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    Coupa Recognized as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Mid-Market and Enterprise Treasury and Risk Management Applications 2023 Vendor Assessments
  • Our global community came together to make Inspire London our biggest European event yet! Leaders across procurement, finance, supply chain, and...
    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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    Celebrating our Partner Community at Inspire London
  • The Spendsetters Awards recognize companies and individuals who have leveraged Coupa’s technology to drive new success in the Business Spend Management...
    Coupa
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    The Spendsetters Award Snapshot: Casey’s
  • Inspire, our global Business Spend Management (BSM) community event, is 10 years old! For the past decade, we’ve been bringing...
    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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    Celebrating Our Partner Community at Inspire Las Vegas
  • Procurement is no longer simply about negotiating for the lowest cost. The rules of the game have changed. Since the pandemic...
    Coupa
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    8 Lessons in Procurement Excellence From CRH, the World Leader in Building Materials
  • Today's post is co-written by Dr. Madhav Durbha, VP of Supply Chain Strategy at Coupa, and guest author Dr. Adeel Najmi...
    Dr. Madhav Durbha & Dr. Adeel Najmi
    Dr. Madhav Durbha & Dr. Adeel Najmi

    Dr. Adeel Najmi — Chief Product Officer at SourceDay
    Dr. Najmi loves the outdoors and enjoys painting. Adeel has guided successful digital transformations at over 25 Fortune 500 companies. 

    Dr. Madhav Durbha — Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, Coupa Software
    Dr. Durbha and his Coupa team help 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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    Dr. Madhav Durbha and Dr. Adeel Najmi_Supply Chain Strategies for the New Abnormal: How to Survive (and Thrive) with Coupa and SourceDay
  • Every day, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) ask: How much? And when will we see the benefit? These two questions are more...
    Jake Adger
    Jake Adger
    Director of Product Marketing, Coupa Software

    Jake is a Product Marketing leader with extensive software experience including product strategy, customer needs, requirements, positioning, collateral, technical marketing, pricing, and field enablement.

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    5 Key Takeaways for CPOs and CFOs from Coupa’s Executive Summit in New York City
  • This post was written in partnership with Darren Blair, Senior Director of Bank & Treasury at Coupa Pay and Lesley Taylor...
    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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    Streamline Virtual Cards Integration With Coupa Pay and Billtrust
  • Imagine you’ve finally figured out the right balance of inventory: just enough to meet customer demand, but not so much you’re...
    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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    Designing for Supply Chain Resilience with Nestlé
  • Today's post is written by guest author Tom Roberts, Chief Marketing Officer at TradeCentric. Tom leads TradeCentric’s marketing and partnership strategy...
    Tom Roberts
    Tom Roberts
    Chief Marketing Officer at TradeCentric

    Tom Roberts leads TradeCentric’s marketing and partnership strategy and execution. Tom has more than 20 years of executive leadership experience with leading SaaS companies across all aspects of go-to-market motions.

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    Streamlining Supplier Connections with TradeCentric and Coupa
  • Today's post is written by guest author David McClintock. At EcoVadis, David leads content, communications, and data thought leadership to inspire...
    David McClintock
    David McClintock
    Marketing Director at EcoVadis

    At EcoVadis, David leads content, communications and data thought leadership to inspire and galvanize sustainable business action and impact worldwide. His career has focused on developing and scaling technology/SaaS businesses from startup through scale-up. He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

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    EcoVadis and Coupa: Streamlining Supplier Sustainability in Supply Chain Management
  • Originally Published to SpauldingRidge.com September 2022 Despite a “peak season,” there is truly no downtime for retail supply chain these days...
    Joe Kontak
    Joe Kontak
    Director, Spaulding Ridge

    Joe Kontak is a Spaulding Ridge Director focused on supply chain initiatives for Anaplan and Coupa. Prior to joining the firm, he spent 9 years leading supply chain operations and digitization efforts in the Food & Bev, CPG, and Chemicals industries. His functional experience spans from plant-level manufacturing to E2E logistics network design.

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    The Chain Reaction Behind Retail Supply Chain Disruption
  • Today's post is written by guest author Kristin Schwabenbauer, Global Partner Leader at Vertex. Kristin manages Vertex’s relationships with procurement-focused organizations...
    Kristin Schwabenbauer
    Kristin Schwabenbauer
    Global Partner Leader at Vertex

    Kristin Schwabenbauer has been helping Vertex clients turn their goals into reality for over 20 years. In her current role as the Global Partner Leader, she manages Vertex’s relationships with procurement-focused organizations. With these efforts, she looks to build the most robust integrations that meet our clients’ needs and expectations. The evolving dynamics of these industry-wide efforts is creating great opportunity for Vertex clients.

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    Making Tax Less Taxing with Vertex & Coupa
  • As boardrooms become more diverse, as senior management roles are landed by people from a greater variety of backgrounds, business edges...
    Helen Trim
    Helen Trim
    Senior Vice President of Marketing for EMEA and Asia Pacific, Coupa Software

    Helen is Senior Vice President of Marketing for EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. She leads the development of the go-to-market strategies and customer acquisition programs required to meet pipeline generation, acceleration and revenue targets for these culturally diverse regions.

    Over her 25-yr career, Helen has developed strong entrepreneurial roots from co-founding a number of digital and social media agencies. More recently she has held intrapreneurial leadership roles in disruptive, US SaaS technology businesses. She is a strong believer in balancing the talents of both creative thinkers and data scientists to achieve successful business outcomes.

    Helen is a Coupa LevelUp Mentor and an active member of two important Coupa diversity and inclusion initiatives: Illuminate, an LGBTQ+ program and Empower, a women in procurement community that supports breaking down barriers to women’s success in the industry.

    Helen is also an advisor at Collider, an accelerator driving the future of marketing and sales technology for startups, corporates and investors.

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    How Leaders Can Do Better in Gender Diversity and Equality, Right Now