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    Hari Murakonda
    Hari Murakonda
    Principal of AI Centre of Excellence, Coupa

    Hari Murakonda is currently Principal of AI Centre of Excellence at Coupa and leads AI driven classification projects at Coupa. Hari comes with a background in data science with over 10 years of experience. Prior to Coupa, Hari was a Solution Architect at LLamasoft, and Opex Analytics where he led several ML driven solutions to problems in Supply chain and Operations across several fortune 500 Retail, Consumer products, and Airline companies. Hari was an early employee at Opex Analytics and played key role scaling the company, followed by acquisitions to LLamasoft and then Coupa. Hari holds Master’s degree in Analytics at Northwestern University and Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from BITS-Pilani.

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    Using AI-Driven Commodity Classification to Improve Business Spend Visibility
  • Today's post is written by guest author Alex Rich, Vice President of Alliances at SecurityScorecard. Alex has been with SecurityScorecard for...
    Alex Rich
    Alex Rich
    Vice President of Alliances at SecurityScorecard
    Alex Rich is the VP of Alliances at SecurityScorecard. He has been with the organization for over four years, having previously held leadership roles in Customer Success and Inside Sales. Prior to SecurityScorecard, Alex was a Senior Customer Success Manager at Sisense, where he was responsible for OEM and Strategic Accounts. Alex began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst in CitiGroup's healthcare division, was a co-founder of a NY-based startup (Atmospheir), and also served as a Strategic Program Manager at Booker Software.
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    Five Ways SecurityScorecard and Coupa Can Help Protect Procurement from Technology Risks
  • We at Coupa believe in being open, always We build trust through transparency, support genuine partnerships, and welcome new ideas. From...
    Coupa
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    Partners Driving Business Spend Management Innovations on Coupa Marketplace
  • Originally Published December 10, 2019 – Updated February 1, 2022. In part one of this blog post, Not Just Any Crowdsourcing...
    Coupa
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  • Originally Published December 3, 2019 – Updated February 1, 2022. Popular consumer crowdsourcing apps like Waze and Yelp utilize thousands of...
    Coupa
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    Community Intelligence
  • For network models run through Coupa's supply chain modeling application, Supply Chain Modeler, we’re often asked how long a scenario will...
    Gary R. Strickler
    Gary R. Strickler
    Principal Research Scientist, Coupa Software

    Gary has been with Coupa’s Supply Chain Group for over 14 years where he is currently a Principal Scientist on the Applied Research team. Starting as one of the original supply chain design consultants for LLamasoft and then later moving on to establish both the training and support groups, Gary was able to gain an excellent understanding of supply chain design across industries and business areas. Over the past several years, he has taken a more strategic role within the group, but has continued to work closely with both our internal teams and customers to improve the capability, usage and performance around our supply chain modeling environment.

    Read time: 10 mins
    Understanding Solve Time in MIP Supply Chain Models Using Community Data
  • Does your organization have non-zero requisition approval limits? Have you ever worried about employees trying to circumvent these limits by splitting...
    Prathmesh Shelar
    Prathmesh Shelar
    Data Scientist, Coupa’s AI-Center of Excellence

    Prathmesh Shelar is a Data Scientist at Coupa’s AI-Center of Excellence. He joined Coupa as a fresher in 2020 after completing his graduation in Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

    Read time: 4 mins
    Managing Purchase Requisitions with Spend Guard
  • Coupa’s Business Spend Management (BSM) platform is built on the foundation of a large and growing community. Our cloud-native platform uses...
    Odemi Pessu & Jake Adger
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    3 Ways Community Intelligence Helps Digitize Supplier Relationships
  • Long into the struggles of the pandemic, CIOs are focusing on critically important areas spanning shadow IT, analytics, and automation. At...
    Eric Tan
    Eric Tan
    Vice President of Business Services & IT, Coupa Software

    Eric Tan oversees Coupa’s global business technology with responsibility for the internal deployment of Coupa's Business Spend Management products. Prior to Coupa, Mr. Tan served in leadership roles at PwC and EY.

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    CIOs Discuss 3 Post-Pandemic IT Spending Trends
  • At Coupa, one of our three core values is “Ensuring Customer Success.” To us, this means that we have to go...
    Ankit Narang
    Ankit Narang
    Data Science Manager at Coupa’s AI-Centre of Excellence

    Ankit Narang is a Data Science Manager at Coupa’s AI-Centre of Excellence. He has worked on a wide range of AI problems spanning from Fraud Detection, Graph Analytics to Text classification and Similarity learning. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

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    Moving Expenses to Procurement with Procurable Insights
  • We know filing expense reports can be tedious, especially if you have to manually enter data from receipts. If you travel...
    Syed Zakiuddin & Shoan Jain
    Syed Zakiuddin & Shoan Jain

    Syed Zakiuddin is a Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence. He joined Coupa after completing his Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

    Shoan Jain is a Senior Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence. She joined Coupa through acquisition of Deep Relevance, a startup that used AI to monitor occupational fraud. She holds a Masters degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

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    Automating Receipt Digitization with AI
  • The Coupa App Marketplace offers hundreds of verified, certified apps designed to integrate with customers' existing Coupa deployments. Behind the scenes...
    Avijit Mukherji
    Avijit Mukherji
    Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting, Coupa Software

    Avijit Mukherji is Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting. He is passionate about Technology, Business Spend Management and making customers and partners successful.

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    Top 7 Reasons to Build a CoupaLink Certified Business App
  • There is a hidden danger you need to watch out for when bringing new artificial intelligence (AI)–powered algorithms to an organization...
    Michael Watson
    Michael Watson
    VP of Artificial Intelligence, Coupa

    Mike Watson heads the AI COE at Coupa, he has a PhD in Industrial Engineering and 20+ years of experience leading global supply chain business teams. Mike co-founded Opex Analytics and grew the company to success in the AI market prior to integrating with LLamasoft and now Coupa.  He is also an adjunct professor at two masters programs at Northwestern University and the co-author of two books (Managerial Analytics and Supply Chain Network Design).

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    AI-Powered Savings for Your Business: Don’t Delay!
  • Take a look at some sample entries for merchants in our expenses database: "uber trip tnla7 help.u" "uber us jan30 abtod"...
    Shoan Jain
    Shoan Jain
    Senior Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence

    Shoan Jain is a Senior Data Scientist at Coupa's AI-Center of Excellence. She joined Coupa through acquisition of Deep Relevance, a startup that used AI to monitor occupational fraud. She holds a Masters degree in International and Development Economics from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

    Read time: 4 mins
    merchant normalization
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    Avijit Mukherji
    Avijit Mukherji
    Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting, Coupa Software

    Avijit Mukherji is Head of CoupaLink Solution Consulting. He is passionate about Technology, Business Spend Management and making customers and partners successful.

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