• 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.

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    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
    Stephanie Buck
    Content Marketing & Storytelling Manager, Coupa

    Stephanie is passionate about storytelling and helping leaders, businesses, and organizations transform the way they connect with their customers, prospects, and others. At Coupa, she leads storytelling and content production efforts for supply chain. She brings over a decade of experience supporting marketing and communications with impact-oriented enterprises and mission-driven organizations. She earned her Master's degree from the London School of Economics and her Bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University. She grew up in the Chicago area, but currently calls Washington, D.C. home.

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    What’s Inspiring Supply Chain Leaders Now
  • What role do corporations have in protecting our planet? A lot, according to investors, the SEC 1, various governments, the UN...
    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.

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    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.

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    “Inspired” by Our Partner Community
  • New regulations are coming online around the globe, and they will soon impact supply chains across every sector. While organizations have...
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Ahmad Jiwani
    Director of Product & Segment Marketing, Coupa Software

    Ahmad Jiwani is Director of Product & Segment Marketing at Coupa Software, where he’s responsible for go-to-market activities related to Coupa Supply Chain Design & Planning. Prior to Coupa, Ahmad held positions at Workday, SAP, Microsoft, and other leading tech companies. Ahmad completed his undergraduate studies in Economics at the University of Waterloo.

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    How to Prepare for Emerging Supply Chain Regulations
  • Efficient and effective procurement processes are crucial for companies to ensure they’re getting the right products from the right people at...
    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.

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    How The Smart Cube Gives Coupa Customers Added Procurement Intelligence
  • Coupa customers are revitalizing their organizations’ processes in ways that make their companies stronger, smarter, and safer. Taking these actions create...
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    Meet the Winners of the 2022 Spendsetter Awards for Smarter Business
  • Coupa is built on an obsessive and unwavering commitment to making our customers successful. For us, it’s more than just customer...
    Mark Riggs
    Mark Riggs
    Chief Customer Officer, Coupa

    Mark is the Chief Customer Officer (CCO) at Coupa where he champions, orchestrates, and advances the customer experience across Coupa's ever-more-complex range of customer interactions. With more than 25 years of experience, Mark has a consistent track record of creating and scaling customer-facing teams across organizations while delivering optimal success to internal and external stakeholders. Prior to Coupa, Mark worked as the Chief Customer Officer and General Manager for Bazaarvoice during the period of rapid revenue growth and was also part of the team that led the company through its initial public offering (IPO).

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    Coupa Named a 2022 Gartner® Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Procure-to-Pay Solutions
  • Businesses today recognize the importance of impacting the world in a positive way and are embracing a social purpose beyond simply...
    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: 6 mins
    How To Mitigate ESG Risk In Your Supply Chain
  • Whether we realize it or not, we have become heavily reliant on community intelligence in our personal lives. Whether it’s picking...
    Sanjeevni Wanchoo
    Sanjeevni Wanchoo
    Sanjeevni Wanchoo is Sr. Manager for the AI Center of Excellence at Coupa Software and resides in the New York City Metropolitan Area. She holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art along with a Master of Science in Analytics from Northwestern University.
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    Introducing Pricing Insights
  • The Forrester Supplier Value Management (SVM) Wave Many businesses know that it’s time for innovation and digital transformation—but there’s a hesitance...
    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.

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    Coupa’s Innovative Product Suite Named A Leader in the 2022 Forrester Wave for Supplier Value Management
  • Supply chain leaders continue to get increased exposure to C-level executives and Board members. This is due to the outstanding performance...
    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: 4 mins
    3 Things Keeping Supply Chain Leaders Up at Night
  • 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
  • The Top 5 Reasons Procurement Leaders Should Attend Coupa Inspire 2022 Our world is evolving faster than we could have ever...
    Coupa
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    5 Reasons Procurement Leaders Should Attend Coupa Inspire 2022
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are central to Coupa. We’re at our best when we share diverse experiences and perspectives, when...
    Ray Martinelli
    Ray Martinelli
    Chief People Officer, Coupa Software

    Ray brings more than 20 years of experience in global human resource management with industry-leading, high-growth companies in Silicon Valley. Ray earned a master's degree in organizational development from Golden Gate University and a bachelor's degree in organizational communications from Sacramento State University.

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    Making Progress on Our Diversity Goals