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.

Lesedauer: 2 mins
Is the CPO the Next CEO?
The E.U. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed into law in 2016 and represented the broadest approach to codifying individuals'...
Joe Henderson, Duncan Mack, & Matt Tichon
Joe Henderson, Duncan Mack, & Matt Tichon

Joe Henderson is Principal, Value Solutions Consultant at Coupa. He is a subject matter expert in the Supply Chain Design and Planning practice and consults with partner firms on unique ways to leverage emerging technology and process trends for value creation. Joe brings 15 years of Operations, Continuous Improvement, and Data Science experience to advancing the Supply Chain narrative.

Duncan Mack is an Alliances Director in Coupa’s Alliances EMEA team. In this role he forges strong relationships and partnerships with Coupa’s strategic Alliance Partners to drive mutual benefit and sustainable value. Duncan has spent the last 20 years in the Technology Sector working in a variety of Commercial and Alliance roles across multiple industry verticals and geographies.

Matt Tichon is the Vice President of Industry Strategy at Coupa, where he serves as a thought leader for the Digital Supply Chain Twin, advanced analytics, and applied AI. With a long history of leading supply chain transformations, he leverages his 25 years of experience in executive and senior-level supply chain roles spanning consulting, technology, manufacturing, and distribution — and is one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2021's Pros to Know.

Lesedauer: 6 mins
Are You Ready for Supply Chain's GDPR?
As the world comes together for Earth Day April 22, 2021, it’s a good reminder for supply chain leaders to take...
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.

Lesedauer: 6 mins
Profitable Sustainability Solutions for Supply Chains
U.S. President Biden signed an executive order on the 24th of February, focused on making America’s supply chains resilient. The order...
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.

Lesedauer: 7 mins
9 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Resiliency in Response to the Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains
President Biden signed a wide-ranging Executive Order on February 24th geared towards ensuring the resilience of America’s supply chains. One of...
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.

Lesedauer: 6 mins
5 Ways to Bolster Success of Executive Order for Semiconductor Supply Chains
The potential for collective economic, environmental, and social (ESG) impact that Coupa can have across global supply chains, communities, and business...
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.

Lesedauer: 7 mins
Corporate Sustainability at Coupa: Tapping Into the Power of Spend and Our Community
Every quarter, we publish the Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI), a leading indicator of economic growth based on analyzing business spend...
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
VP, Business Value Engineering, Coupa Software

Jeff Collins is a customer-focused value engineering professional with more than 22 years of experience working with companies across industries to discover and realize business performance improvement and competitive advantage through strategic investment. He is a passionate advocate for partnering with customers to uncover high value opportunities to leverage technology and enterprise software, especially Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Mobility, and Cloud.

Lesedauer: 2 mins
Procurement professional analyzing graphs.
The U.S. has experienced the longest period of economic expansion in history. Prior to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, many...
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
Jeff Collins, Ph.D.
VP, Business Value Engineering, Coupa Software

Jeff Collins is a customer-focused value engineering professional with more than 22 years of experience working with companies across industries to discover and realize business performance improvement and competitive advantage through strategic investment. He is a passionate advocate for partnering with customers to uncover high value opportunities to leverage technology and enterprise software, especially Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Mobility, and Cloud.

Lesedauer: 4 mins
Professional in a rain storm taking pictures of clouds
The Coupa team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as the only vendor placed in the Customers’ Choice...
Coupa
Lesedauer: 5 mins
Three Gartner Reports All Recognize Coupa for P2P
If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know that 2016 was a milestone year for Coupa. We formed a...
Coupa
Lesedauer: 10 mins
The Top 10 Most Popular Articles of 2016
Is Silicon Valley in another tech bubble? Some say yes, some say no, but it seems more and more people lately...
Rob Bernshteyn
Rob Bernshteyn
CEO & Chairman, Coupa Software

Rob Bernshteyn previously served as part of the executive management team at SuccessFactors (now part of SAP), running product marketing & management for this leader in HCM SaaS software. He also worked in product management at Siebel Systems, management consulting at McKinsey, and SAP systems integration consulting at Accenture. Bernshteyn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from the University of New York at Albany.

Lesedauer: 12 mins
Earlier this year, The Financial Women of San Francisco selected Sarah Friar, Chief Financial Officer of Square, a Coupa customer, as...
Coupa
Lesedauer: 12 mins
Square CFO Sarah Friar
The travails of healthcare.gov earlier this year threw the spotlight once again on government procurement, providing the public and pundits alike...
Jack Miles
Jack Miles

Jack is an advisor known for his experience developing and executing business strategies and his ability to deliver operational excellence in functions which typically under perform in most companies. He has lead procurement teams in both the public and private sector and is a member of Coupa's Visionary Council.

Lesedauer: 5 mins
Orange and an Apple
I’m thrilled to announce that Coupa has joined the User-Centric IT (UCIT) movement. The name sums up the group’s charter; UCIT...
Darayush Mistry
Darayush Mistry
Vice President Product Marketing, Coupa Software

Darayush is responsible for driving product, release and partner marketing with impactful go-to-market plans, working closely with Product Management, Sales & Marketing and Customer Success. Prior to Coupa, he was the Senior Direct of Product Management as Salesforce.

Lesedauer: 5 mins
Birds of a feather: Coupa joins user-centric IT movement
Back in 2009, when I just raised my first round of venture capital for Coupa Software, sales got a big logo...
Rob Bernshteyn
Rob Bernshteyn
CEO & Chairman, Coupa Software

Rob Bernshteyn previously served as part of the executive management team at SuccessFactors (now part of SAP), running product marketing & management for this leader in HCM SaaS software. He also worked in product management at Siebel Systems, management consulting at McKinsey, and SAP systems integration consulting at Accenture. Bernshteyn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems from the University of New York at Albany.

Lesedauer: 6 mins