• What does it take to build and maintain a resilient supply chain in today’s business environment? When was the last time...
    Stephanie Buck
    Read time: 2 mins
    Unrelenting Supply Chain Disruptions Spur Supply Chain, Procurement, and Finance to Band Together
  • What is ESG and how do we measure it? ESG is high on agenda of both individuals and corporations and encompasses...
    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
  • The last time you paid a supplier in Europe, did you pay via an electronic bank transfer? If you answered “yes,”...
    Sebastian Niemeyer
    Sebastian Niemeyer
    Senior Director, Strategic Bank Partnerships, Coupa
    Sebastian is responsible for defining and executing the Go-to-Market strategy for Coupa Pay in EMEA. He also manages the strategic partners in the region including card issuers, global transaction banks, and leading financial service providers. Prior to joining Coupa, he spent 14 years at SWIFT, holding various positions from executing Global Key Client Management responsibilities to leading the Go-to-Market activities around initiatives like SWIFT KYC and global multi-bank connectivity for Corporates.
    Read time: 5 mins
    How to Help Suppliers in Europe See the Value of B2B Credit Card Payments
  • After the successful Inspire Las Vegas in April, we gathered our partner community at Inspire EMEA in Berlin just last week...
    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.

    Read time: 3 mins
    Partners Evoke Inspiration at Inspire Berlin
  • Coupa has always recognized that businesses want to optimize their spend based on many considerations to create value-based outcomes. We’ve remained...
    Brett Simon
    Brett Simon
    Senior Director of Corporate Development, Coupa Software

    Brett Simon is Senior Director of Corporate Development at Coupa, working on both M&A and strategic investments via Coupa Ventures. Prior to Coupa, Brett was at F5 Networks, where he managed a variety of strategic acquisitions for the company, ranging from small “tuck-ins” to $1 billion+ deals. He also spent several years doing sell-side investment banking.

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    Coupa invests in Rheaply to drive Sustainable Business Spend Management
  • At Coupa’s annual customer community conference for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Coupa Inspire, we welcomed in Berlin a...
    Chloe Williams
    Read time: 5 mins
    Spendsetters Awards EMEA 2022
  • In the past two years, companies have experienced supply chain challenges on a level never seen. Facility shutdowns, material shortages, and...
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    VP of Supply Chain Strategy, Coupa Software

    Dr. Madhav Durbha is the Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy Coupa Software, where his team helps 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.

    Read time: 6 mins
    Coupa Named a Challenger by Gartner
  • The world of global trade is rapidly changing. As such, the rise of digital financial processes in the midst of disrupted...
    Odemi Pessu
    Odemi Pessu
    Content & Storytelling Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

    Odemi Pessu is a Content & Storytelling Marketing Manager at Coupa. She is also an author, artist, and women’s rights advocate. Odemi earned her Master of Public Affairs at Brown University, where she also earned her bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Economy. Her book, Force of Nature, encourages African women to lean into their vulnerability for strength and to honor their divine feminine energy for spiritual liberation.

    Read time: 2 mins
    Is the CPO the Next CEO?
  • Earth Month may be over, but the responsibility for your organization’s environmental performance (the ‘E’ in ESG) is here to stay...
    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.

    Read time: 6 mins
    3 Steps CFOs Can Take Right Now to Achieve Sustainable Finance
  • Procure-to-pay (P2P) is one of your most important business processes, spanning almost every business activity. From supplier research and negotiations to...
    Gary Warder
    Gary Warder
    Director | S2P Lead at Clearsulting
    Currently serving as Director of Source-to-Pay for Clearsulting, Gary Warder’s experience includes overseeing and leading continuous improvement strategy, vision, and functions to drive organizational efficiencies and reduce costs. He also has a proven background in strategic planning, thought leadership, organizational structure and development, and stakeholder relations.
    Read time: 3 mins
    What is Touchless Procure-to-Pay (P2P)?
  • Data privacy is a human right. As businesses scale in a remote work environment and increasingly digital space, global companies are...
    Odemi Pessu
    Odemi Pessu
    Content & Storytelling Marketing Manager, Coupa Software

    Odemi Pessu is a Content & Storytelling Marketing Manager at Coupa. She is also an author, artist, and women’s rights advocate. Odemi earned her Master of Public Affairs at Brown University, where she also earned her bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Economy. Her book, Force of Nature, encourages African women to lean into their vulnerability for strength and to honor their divine feminine energy for spiritual liberation.

    Read time: 1 mins
    The Great Defenders: How Companies Can Protect Consumer Data
  • Imagine having to travel more than 90 kilometers (55 miles) to access a simple blood or fluid test that could save...
    Ryan Purcell
    Ryan Purcell
    Sr. Director, Engagement Management - Supply Chain, Coupa

    Ryan is a Supply Chain leader with 14+ years of experience at the intersection of global public health, supply chains, sustainability and technology.

    He has consulted on supply chain design in over 30 countries across six continents and myriad industries including customers in the commercial and public sectors, as well as the US Department of Defense. In the public health domain, he has advised the WHO, The Global Fund, World Bank, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, amongst other international organizations on programs ranging from HIV/AIDS testing and treatment, Maternal and Child Health, Family Planning, Malaria Prevention, and COVID-19 vaccination. Ryan completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Industrial & Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan and is an En-ROADS Climate Ambassador.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Coupa and FIND Recognized by Fast Company for a World Changing Idea
  • “People thought supply chains were like electricity: they just run! True. Until the power runs out. And the power did run...
    Stephanie Buck
    Read time: 4 mins
    What’s Inspiring Supply Chain Leaders Now
  • What role do corporations have in protecting our planet? A lot, according to investors, the SEC1, various governments, the UN, and...
    Sandy Eapen
    Sandy Eapen
    Sr. Director, ESG & Sustainability

    Sandy Eapen is Sr. Director, ESG & Sustainability at Coupa. She resides in Austin, TX 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.

    Read time: 5 mins
    Earth Day
  • Welcome back to Inspire The energy was palpable after a two-year gap since we last gathered our partner community at the...
    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.

    Read time: 4 mins
    “Inspired” by Our Partner Community