Senior Vice President, Products, Coupa Software
Raja is Vice President of Product Marketing and Management at Coupa, and drives the product portfolio’s strategy & roadmap. She leads Coupa’s Product teams, including product management, user experience and product marketing. Since 2012, Raja has led Coupa through expansion of the depth and breadth of its Organic cloud suite, which resulted in the launch of 6 new products, and 100’s of new features and enhancements driving increased adoption and efficiencies across the customer base.
Duncan Jones, Vice President
Principal Analyst, Forrester
Duncan contributes to Forrester's offerings for Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals and for Application Development and Delivery Professionals. He is a leading expert on business application strategies and how to get the most from strategic software partners, including packaged applications, SaaS, and custom development. By researching enterprises' experiences in dealing with key software providers, such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, Duncan helps clients create sound sourcing strategies, nurture better supplier relationships, and get better outcomes from their strategic software investments. He also advises software providers on pricing strategies and commercial trends.
Duncan is also a leading expert on ePurchasing applications, such as eProcurement and supplier risk and performance management (SRPM), with a particular focus on the increasing overlaps and conflicts between ePurchasing and sell-side B2B eCommerce. He advises clients on their application strategy in these areas, how to make good choices between alternative solution providers, and how to get the best results from implementation.
Prior to joining Forrester in 2006, Duncan worked for seven years for QAD, an international provider of enterprise solutions for manufacturing companies, in various product management and product marketing roles. Most recently, he had global responsibility for radical changes to QAD's pricing and licensing strategy.
Duncan qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and then joined Courtaulds, a diverse multinational manufacturing company. In 10 years with Courtaulds, he held various line finance and IT roles before becoming project manager in a corporate team, managing systems-enabled business improvement projects around the world.
Manager Global Purchase to Pay Project, Philip Morris International
Wim Goossens gained experience in many domains of procurement during his long career at Philip Morris International, where he held various functions at both affiliate as well as central level. As head of indirect procurement for EU Region he introduced a new organization model based on the front-, mid- and back-office concept and created a European Procurement Center in Krakow, Poland where the company’s transactional and sourcing activities were centralized.
At this moment Wim is leading PMI’s global purchase to pay project that aims at a worldwide implementation of Coupa in a 3 years program.
VP Global Product Compliance, Coupa Software
Markus has over 17 years experience in electronic document compliance. He actively participated in the creation of the very first legislation regarding e-Invoicing and eArchiving in Switzerland and helped shape the legislative processes in other countries like Mexico, Brazil, Turkey, India and the EU. He maintains working relationships with more than 25 tax administrations around the Globe and his in-depth understanding of the legal environment spans more than 80 countries.
Over the past 15 years he worked for many multinational companies in various roles, guiding them through their projects regarding process optimization and redesign, process compliance and governance as well as working capital optimization.
Bruno Koch was active as Management Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers for 8 years. Afterwards, he was in a management position during 4 years for Credit Suisse. From 1997 to 1999, he established one of the first Europan e-invoicing service. In 1999 he founded his own company BILLENTIS. In his main activity, he is an independent consultant. Among the more than 160 customers in 50 countries are several large issuers and recipients of invoices, service providers and government organisations.
Bruno Koch is also market analyst, author of several publications and issuer of a market reports and newsletter.
General Manager, AI Classification, Coupa Software
Paddy started Spend360 5 years ago to make the world of spend visibility a more automated and accurate place using machine and deep learning techniques. We have a vision of a fully automated machine that learns from every engagement we do to classify transaction data and normalise supplier names. We have got very close to that vision and are still improving the machine (known as ORAC) to get to that event horizon. Based in the UK.
Prior to Spend360, Paddy founded a reverse auction business called digital union (which is now part of Bravo Solution) which provided auction facilities in the early to mid ’00s to 100+ retailers worldwide. Paddy is an AI practitioner educationally with a degree in Cognitive Computer Science but was told to move to Sales early on in his career - a strong hint about his technical expertise.
Senior Value Solutions Consultant, Coupa Software
Simon has been a Value Solutions Consultant at Coupa for the past 2 years having previously worked at a consultancy implementing Coupa in EMEA. Working with prospective customers, Simon is passionate about discovering the value that companies are trying to achieve with Coupa and ensuring this is reflected through both the solution and the relationship with Coupa.
General Manager Expenses, Coupa Software
Sunny Manivannan is General Manager of Coupa Expenses at Coupa Software. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring the success and growth of Coupa's expense management business. Sunny joined Coupa in 2015 through the acquisition of ZenPurchase, an enterprise software startup he founded and led.
Prior to founding ZenPurchase, Sunny was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he advised Fortune 500 executives on a broad range of topics including marketing and sales optimization, post-merger integration, and change management. Sunny started his career at General Electric, where he focused on R&D for military and commercial aircraft engines.
Sunny holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Sr. Director of Product Management, Coupa Software
Carl is Senior Director of Product Management for the Coupa Platform. As such his responsibilities includes all the cross-module functionality in Coupa, as well as integrations, performance, technology infrastructure, globalization, and UX.
Before Coupa, Carl spent 8 years as a venture capitalist with Crosslink Capital investing primarily in enterprise technology companies, including SaaS, cloud infrastructure and Big Data. Before Crosslink, Carl was a management consultant at Marakon Associates, advising F2000 management teams on corporate strategy. Carl began his career in product development at Loudcloud/Opsware, an early pioneer in cloud infrastructure as a service and data center management software. Carl was born in Stockholm, Sweden and holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from NC State University.
Director of Product Management - Data and Insights, Coupa Software
Justin is the Director of Product Management of Analytics and Insights at Coupa. Justin is an accomplished product manager with over 15 years of bringing innovative products to B2C and B2B markets. Justin manages the Coupa Analytics platform which allows customers to discover strategic insights in their spend management processes. Prior to Coupa, Justin launched SaaS solutions focused on analyzing consumer purchasing behavior for leading CPGs and retailers.
Justin holds an MBA from the Olin School of Business, Washington University at St. Louis and a BS in Engineering from N.C. State University in Raleigh.
Director of Product Management, Coupa Software
Andy Chiang is a Director of Product Management at Coupa, leading the Sourcing and Invoicing areas of the product suite. Andy has over 25 years of experience in the enterprise software space. He came to Coupa from The Gap, where he directed product management for the Supply Chain organization.
Andy enjoys running and raising bees (sometimes at the same time). Andy holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
Director of Product Management, Coupa Software
Scott Harris is the Director of Product Management at Coupa for Supplier Information Management, Coupa Risk Aware, and the Coupa Supplier Portal. He has over 10 year of product management and consulting experience. In his last 5 years at Coupa he has designed and rolled out Coupa's Sourcing module, Coupa's original mobile expenses app, the new Coupa Supplier Portal and Supplier Actionable Notifications (SAN), Supplier Information Management, and now Coupa Risk Aware. He is motivated by emerging technology and is constantly working to incorporate the latest trends in Coupa. He holds several patents for enterprise S2P software and has an engineering degree and an MBA, both from UC Berkeley.
SVP Global Procurement, Pearson
Dan is a Chartered Accountant who was introduced to the Procurement function in the capacity of performance measurement and programme management during a major transformation project at Cable & Wireless.
He took this experience to the Royal Mail where he led a 4-year transformation programme that resulted in a total Procurement process and systems change and received broad acclaim across the profession.
In 2010, Dan joined Goldman Sachs as head of Procurement for EMEA, and for the past three years until April 2016 has been the Co-CPO for the Global Procurement team
Now Dan has taken on a newly created role as the SVP leading Global Procurement at Pearson Plc, the world largest education company. With a global remit for Technology, Indirect and Content sourcing, and team's primarily located in London and New Jersey.
Director of Product Management, Coupa Software
Anju is the Director of Product Management of Procurement and Contract Lifecycle Management at Coupa. In this role, she works with customers ranging from mid-market to large enterprises to build innovative products and solve business challenges in spend management.
Anju has over 15 years of experience building supply chain applications and has managed products across the Supply Chain function, including Procurement, Manufacturing and Asset Management at Coupa, SIMCO and Oracle in both engineering and product management roles.
Lead Partner- Sourcing, Procurement and Supplier Management, Deloitte
Lance is a Supply Chain Partner at Deloitte with a focus on procurement, supply chain and B2B. He has over 20 years experience of successfully building teams and leading transformational business change at high growth companies and across FTSE 100 financial, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and telecoms companies including Goldman Sachs, GSK, Vodafone, LucasTRW, Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, Tata Steel, Channel 4 and RBS.
He has created and accelerated the restructuring and growth of high performing teams at clients and at EY, Ariba and Goldman Sachs. Leading those teams, their clients and their suppliers to consistently exceed objectives and delivery against key metrics.
Throughout, Lance has implemented digital transformation ranging from the formation of B2B platforms including Covisint, to the extensive development and implementation of eSourcing and eProcurement enterprise and SaaS solutions.
Chief Architect, Technical Services EMEA, Coupa Sotware
Alastair is the Chief Architect in EMEA for Professional Services. He has been at Coupa for over 4 years and has been involved most projects from pre-sales to post go-live support. Alastair has over 25 years of experience in technical and solution architecture, starting life originally as a C programmer and latterly working extensively integrating SAP with P2P solutions.
Alastair has mostly held consulting positions throughout his career, but also spent 9 years at AstraZeneca at the receiving end of software vendors’ offerings and understands what customers go through.