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Award Winning Journalist Robert Peston to Keynote Coupa Inspire'18 in London

Leading business and political journalist to speak at flagship event

SAN MATEO, CA October 22, 2018 Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), today announced that leading British business and political journalist Robert Peston will keynote at its Inspire'18 conference in London, following the opening keynote by Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn on November 7, 2018, at the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, London.

Peston will deliver an informative and powerful message about global political and economic trends as well as current events, including potential implications of Brexit and its impact on European businesses. He’ll encourage the more than 800 procurement and finance leaders in attendance to come together and take this opportunity to lead their organisations through the changes presented by Brexit. Following his keynote, he will stay to sign copies of his most recent book, WTF?

Having previously served as business editor and economics editor for BBC News (2006–2015), Peston was also a senior journalist at the Financial Times and The Sunday Telegraph and now serves as a TV political editor and host. He is a recognized authority on UK politics, business, and the economy. Peston has earned significant accolades, including the Harold Wincott Senior Financial Journalist of the Year Award (2005), the Royal Television Society's ‘Specialist Journalist of the Year’, ‘Television Journalist of the Year’, and ‘Scoop of the Year’ awards (2008), and an honorary doctorate from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.

Inspire’18 will also feature more than 50 speakers by industry thought leaders, partners, and Coupa customers, including Airbus, KPMG, Pearson, PwC, Rolls-Royce, Unilever, and more that will share their stories of driving value and impact across their organizations. They will take on topics such as supplier risk management, tax and fraud compliance, change management on a worldwide scale, and more.

Beyond these inspiring stories, the conference will allow attendees to network with peers, experience live product demonstrations, and partake in the grand Inspire party, as well as customer technical training (for registered customers only).

To learn more about Inspire’18, or to register for the conference, click here.


About Coupa Software
Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP) is the cloud platform for business spend management (BSM). We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at

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