• What is a P-Card? P-Cards — also known as payment cards, procurement cards, and purchase cards — are a type of...
    Coupa
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    Why Virtual Cards are Better at Spend Management Than P-Cards
  • Digital transformation efforts in the back office bring scale and insights that CFOs need to be true operational and strategic business...
    James LaCamp
    James LaCamp
    SVP Finance, Coupa Software

    James is SVP Finance at Coupa Software and is involved throughout the financial strategy and operations including M&A diligence and integration, Coupa Ventures, internal controls, FP&A, investor relations, financial reporting, and sales operations. Before joining Coupa, James was a Partner at Deloitte and the US Technology Industry Software Leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he served early-stage start-ups to Fortune 50 technology companies. While at Deloitte and Coupa, James has experience in advising his clients and leading debt and equity transactions totaling more than $50 billion through IPOs, secondary transactions, and debt offerings.

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    Elevating Value and Insight to the Office of the CFO: Coupa Ventures Investment in FloQast
  • As the world continues to rise from the challenges of the past year toward a more hopeful future, the importance of...
    Sandy Eapen
    Sandy Eapen
    Director, Sustainability & CSR, Coupa Software

    Sandy Eapen is Director, Sustainability & CSR at Coupa. She resides in San Francisco and holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA and Master of International Affairs (MIA) from Columbia University.

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    Building a Leading Corporate Sustainability Program at Coupa
  • According to Accenture, back in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘Leaders’ in enterprise technology adoption were growing 2x faster than tech...
    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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    A New Procurement Agenda for the Smarter Together Era
  • How companies spend money and who they spend it with matters more than ever. Enterprises face increasingly complex and evolving requirements...
    Coupa
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    Unleashing the Power of the BSM Ecosystem
  • Service Corporation International (SCI), North America’s leading provider of funeral, cremation, and cemetery services, chose Coupa over SAP Ariba to standardize...
    Lisa Martin
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    SCI becomes more competitive by leveraging Coupa to manage $2 billion in annual spend
  • Applications of artificial intelligence (AI) at Coupa permeate across the platform. As with everything else in Coupa, AI has been thoughtfully...
    Kiran Ratnapu
    Kiran Ratnapu
    Director, Data Science, Coupa Software

    Kiran Ratnapu, as Director, Data Science leads AI initiatives at Coupa’s AI COE where his team explores and builds AI products using the vast community data. He founded Deep Relevance, a startup that used AI to monitor occupational fraud prior to being acquired by Coupa. Kiran has over 20 years of experience in applying AI in multiple domains including Computational Genomics, Online Advertising, Finance & Business Spend Management. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Finding Duplicate Invoices In-Flight with AI
  • While supply chain leaders have often prioritized factors such as visibility, cost, and speed, growing disruption in the past decade has...
    Coupa
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    Supporting Supply Chain Resiliency Through Continuous Design
  • Learn how leaders are setting measurable goals and using benchmarks from industry-wide community data to deliver more value to their businesses...
    Coupa
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    The Time is Now for Business Spend Management Transformation
  • Companies today are held accountable to more than financial success. We see greater importance on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in...
    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: 5 mins
    How Business Spend Management Can Drive Financial and ESG Impact for Your Organization
  • I’ve often said that procurement leaders need to come out of their shells. The onus is on us as professionals to...
    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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    Be Accountable: How Benchmarks Enable Smarter Procurement
  • The events of the last 12 months have shined a light on the massive opportunity to accelerate digital transformation efforts in...
    J.J. Freitag
    J.J. Freitag
    SVP Corporate Development and Managing Director, Coupa Ventures

    J.J. is SVP and leader of Corporate Development at Coupa Software and the Managing Director of Coupa Ventures, Coupa's $50M strategic venture fund. He is also a strategic advisor for several independent software companies and has led them through strategic financing and acquisitions. Prior to his time at Coupa, he was COO at SlideRocket, an Azure Portfolio company, purchased by VMWare in April 2011 and then sold to ClearSlide in March 2013.

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  • It’s an interesting time in finance. Stability seems to be returning, indicated by actions such as the OECD revising its GDP...
    Ulrika Haug & Ariane Lindblom
    Ulrika Haug & Ariane Lindblom

    Ulrika Haug is Head of Global Product Marketing for Coupa Pay. She is a B2B tech executive with over 10 years of experience leading marketing and product at Silicon Valley tech companies. She holds a BSE in Materials Science Engineering from the University of Michigan, an MS in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

    Ariane Lindblom is Vice President, Product & Segment Marketing at Coupa Software focused on mid-sized and fast-growth business best practices at Coupa. She is passionate about helping organizations to spend smarter to fuel growth, innovation, and unparalleled success.

    Read time: 4 mins
    The 4 Stages of Maturity to Futureproof Financial Health
  • Supplier diversity is a priority for enterprises who want to implement strategic sourcing best practices. Recent survey data found that 74%...
    Coupa
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    Taking the Lead: The Impetus and Infrastructure of Supplier Diversity
  • Adventures of 3 CIOs that have built a pure SaaS tech stack The global pandemic has accelerated digital transformation for many...
    Travis Hodge, Peter Truman, & Eric Tan
    Travis Hodge, Peter Truman, & Eric Tan

    Peter Truman — Director, Global Technical Solutions Consulting, Coupa Software; and former CIO, Wilko (a $2B British-owned retail chain store)
    Travis Hodge — CIO, Llamasoft (a Coupa Company)
    Eric Tan — SVP, Technology, Coupa Software

    Read time: 8 mins
    Supplier Risk Management and Vendor Risk Management 100% in the Cloud