Global health crises. Labor strikes. War. Famine. 1,000-year floods. Snarled ports and roadways. These headlines beg the question: is it the...
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.

Lesedauer: 4 mins
The 4 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Your Supply Chain
Procurement’s strategic priorities encompass many areas of focus including cost reduction, process efficiency, risk mitigation, and the development of strategic partnerships...
CrossCountry Consulting, Coupa Partner
Lesedauer: 2 mins
Optimize Supplier Onboarding with Coupa Supplier and Risk Management
How often do you revisit and update your supply chain designs? Once a year? Once every two years? If you’re like...
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.

Lesedauer: 4 mins
Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise
Integrating sales and operations planning (S&OP) into an enterprise-wide process creates a robust picture for executive decision-making. It ties together demand...
Coupa
Lesedauer: 5 mins
What Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Is and How It Can Benefit Your Business
Originally Published July 19, 2022 – Updated July 21, 2022. There was a time when people thought about supply chains like...
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.

Lesedauer: 10 mins
The Complete Guide To Supply Chain Digital Twins
With all the supply chain disruptions happening around the world, some companies and governments have started talking about sovereign supply chains...
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.

Lesedauer: 3 mins
5 Ways to Prepare for Sovereign Supply Chains
Today's post is co-written by Nari Viswanathan, Sr. Director of Product Segment Marketing at Coupa and guest author Tom Kieley, CEO...
Nari Viswanathan & Tom Kieley
Nari Viswanathan & Tom Kieley

Nari Viswanathan is currently Sr. Director of Product Segment Marketing at Coupa, where he helps bring products to markets in the areas of Supply Chain Design and Planning. Over the past 20 years, Nari has held VP and Director of Product Management, Research and Marketing roles at Aberdeen Group, River Logic, Steelwedge and E2open. He has significant experience building products from the ground up and managing the P&L for a product suite. He is a proven B2B marketer with expertise in content marketing, competitive intelligence, and positioning. He has published numerous thought leadership articles, whitepapers, blogs and delivered dozens of webinars during his career. Nari Viswanathan is a five times SDCExec Supply Chain Pro to Know award winner. Nari holds a master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

Tom Kieley, CEO & Co-Founder at SourceDay, is a dad, lover of sports, and exercise fanatic. He loves cars and anything outdoors. He co-founded SourceDay in 2015 after managing a manufacturing team at Dell and was a technical subject matter expert with enterprise software companies like Boomi and Pervasive. Tom and his co-founder Clint started SourceDay to transform how manufacturers, distributors, and retailers collaborate with their suppliers in order to solve supply chain challenges they both faced early in their careers.

Lesedauer: 6 mins
SourceDay, a Coupa Marketplace Partner, Improves Supplier Order Fulfillment
La dernière fois que vous avez procédé au règlement d’un fournisseur en Europe, avez-vous eu recours à un virement bancaire électronique...
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.
Lesedauer: 6 mins
How to Help Suppliers in Europe See the Value of B2B Credit Card Payments
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.
Lesedauer: 5 mins
How to Help Suppliers in Europe See the Value of B2B Credit Card Payments
Wie haben Sie einen Ihrer Lieferanten in Europa zuletzt bezahlt? Mit einer Überweisung? Dann sind Sie in guter Gesellschaft. Denn in...
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.
Lesedauer: 4 mins
How to Help Suppliers in Europe See the Value of B2B Credit Card Payments
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.

Lesedauer: 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
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.

Lesedauer: 4 mins
What’s Inspiring Supply Chain Leaders Now
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.

Lesedauer: 5 mins
How The Smart Cube Gives Coupa Customers Added Procurement Intelligence
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).

Lesedauer: 8 mins
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.

Lesedauer: 6 mins
How To Mitigate ESG Risk In Your Supply Chain