Coupa Inspire 2014: Day One Recap
Coupa Inspire opened last night at the Marriot Marquis, with a welcome reception that was a feast for the eye and palate. Coupa employees and partners welcomed customers and prospects with an evening of networking and socializing that set the tone for the event. There was lots of opportunity for networking and socializing, accompanied by assorted sliders and jicama-citrus salad shooters.
Day one started early with morning yoga and a fun run through the streets of San Francisco and of course breakfast featuring the best congee ever, canadian bacon and french toast strips.
Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn kicked off the morning talking about the vision for optimizing spend that we share with our customers and partners, and shared major news about partnerships with Alibaba and Keboola as well as announcing SAP NetWeaver Certification for the Coupa suite. Rob was followed by a CIO panel discussion on cloud computing, and afternoon breakouts for every industry and interest:
We ended the day with a party at The Mezzanine: