• A company was charged for an unauthorized $30,000 squirrel hunting trip. You read that right – squirrel hunting. A logistics company...
    Kimberly Dimicco
    Read time: 9 mins
    Cartoon image of money sign
  • During a recession, revenue is anything but guaranteed. So, in order to stay profitable, companies usually focus inward on reducing costs...
    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: 8 mins
    Stock broker between a charging bull and charging bear.
  • For the past 20 years, I have been a passionate evangelist for e-invoicing, which may seem like an odd thing to...
    Markus Hornburg
    Markus Hornburg
    VP, Global Product Compliance, Coupa

    Markus Hornburg has more than 20 years' experience in Business Process Design, Change Management, Product Management and Business Consulting. Prior to Coupa, he held positions in compliance at Tungsten Corporation and SAP.

    Read time: 10 mins
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  • In the consumer world, paying for a purchase is simple. You select what you want to buy, hand over the money...
    Adam Alphin
    Adam Alphin
    Senior Director, Product Management, Coupa Pay, Coupa Software

    Adam Alphin is an experienced leader in building functional and technical components of business spend management (BSM) platforms. He has particular expertise in Payments, Early Pay Discount / SCF strategies, Procurement process improvement, Supplier enablement strategies, ERP and supplier integrations, and AP automation.

    Read time: 11 mins
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  • The global economy has a big problem with late business payments. Payment time now averages 66 days globally, a ten percent...
    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: 11 mins
    The biggest problem in B2B payments isn’t payment. It’s the data
  • We are now less than six months away from March 29, the date that Britain is set to exit the European...
    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: 10 mins
    Grabbing Brexit Uncertainty by the Long Tail
  • Late business payments are slowing the global economy. Payment time now averages 66 days globally, a ten percent increase since 2008...
    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: 11 mins
    The biggest problem in B2B payments isn’t money. It’s data
  • Digital transformation has risen to the top of the corporate agenda, and companies are increasingly looking to CFOs to take the...
    Coupa
    Read time: 11 mins
    Procurement professional looking at pie chart on computer.
  • Today, we kick off Inspire ’18, a gathering of more than 2,000 finance and procurement leaders from around the world to...
    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.

    Read time: 8 mins
    Business professional looking out window.
  • Payments don’t get a lot of attention in the C-suite. That’s not too surprising, since making payment happens long after the...
    Karla Friede
    Karla Friede
    CEO, Nvoicepay, a payments automation company and CoupaLink partner

    Karla Friede is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nvoicepay, which transforms the massive and expensive effort that goes into paying suppliers into a simple and automated solution. Nvoicepay optimizes electronic invoice payments for enterprises with intuitive cloud-based software.

    Read time: 11 mins
    Cartoon chess board with a money sign.
  • A couple years ago, you could hardly read a business or finance article that didn’t mention big data. That hype has...
    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.

    Read time: 12 mins
    Two People Reviewing Data on a Computer
  • Are you reimbursing employees for their expenses quickly, or is it taking weeks and weeks to get money back in their...
    Maggie Joy
    Maggie Joy
    Senior Product Manager, Coupa Software

    Maggie Joy helps to develop Coupa's Expense software, which is focused on providing visibility and control, global compliance, and a delightful user experience to help companies ensure expense report accuracy, reduce spend leakages, and pay employees on time.

    Read time: 13 mins
    Average time for expense report approval cycle.
  • Each day, CFOs are asked to predict the future. What will the company revenues be next quarter? What will earnings be...
    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.

    Read time: 11 mins
    Hands Over a Globe with a Graph in it
  • The days when everyone dreaded dealing with expense reports are slowly but surely coming to an end, thanks to new technology...
    Fang Chang
    Fang Chang
    Vice President, Product Management, Coupa Software

    Fang is a SaaS business leader with strong track record in bringing new products to market, growing existing product lines and managing teams.

    Read time: 12 mins
    Cartoon man on top of paper airplane
  • Over the past several years, zero-based budgeting has been enjoying a renaissance of sorts. In contrast to the traditional budgeting process...
    Donna Wilczek
    Donna Wilczek
    Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, Coupa Software

    She is an executive sponsor of the Coupa Executive Advisory Board and an inventor with multiple software patents.

    Read time: 11 mins
    Cartoon of a business team finishing a budget.