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Back by Popular Demand: Coupa Continues its “Eleven: Crank the Savings" World Tour

Coupa Executives, Customers, and Industry Experts Share Best Practices in Spend Optimization

SAN MATEO, Calif. – August 14, 2012 Coupa, the fastest-growing provider of spend optimization software, today announced the company’s fall “ELEVEN: Crank the Savings World Tour.” The roadshow will consist of half-day events in ten cities and offers attendees an opportunity to hear best practices to drive savings and redefine procurement within organizations of all sizes.

At each event, attendees will hear real-world case studies from Coupa customers on best practices to increase spend under management.  Additionally, industry veteran and former CPO Jack Miles will share his expert advice on change management. Coupa partner, KPMG and a Coupa executive also will present at each event.

Each attendee will walk away with a ready-to-use toolkit for calculating their TCO of implementing a best-in-class cloud procurement solution.

The road show will visit the following ten cities:

Tour Dates:             

September 13, 2012 – Dallas
September 21, 2012 – New York
September 25, 2012 – London
October 16, 2012 – San Francisco
October 18, 20212 – Los Angeles
October 23, 2012 – Minneapolis
October 25, 2012 – Chicago
November 1, 2012 – Houston
November 8, 2012 – Boston
November 13, 2012 – Atlanta

Registrants will receive details on exact meeting locations.

Cost: Free (space is limited, so early registration is encouraged)

The half-day ELEVEN Crank the Savings World Tour events are tailored for C-suite executives, chief procurement officers, e-procurement users, purchasing professionals, industry analysts, thought leaders and suppliers.

Jack, former CPO of CIGNA, CA, Inc., AIG, CIBC, Travelers, and former Secretary of the Florida Department of Management Services, is a business operations leader with more than 30 years of experience successfully transforming corporate services, administration and sourcing organizations in leading North American firms. He will bring a unique perspective to each session as he discusses his experience converting firms ranging from early stage start up to large-cap global corporate companies.

Planned agenda for each location:

-       8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. - Check-in – Continental Breakfast

-       9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. - Welcome to ELEVEN!

-       9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. - Partner Perspective with KPMG

-       9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. - Coupa Highlights & Product Roadmap

-       10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Change Management Best Practices

-       11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. - Break

-       11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. - Coupa Customer “In Their Own Words”

-       11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. - Calculating TCO of a Cloud Solution

-       12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. - In-depth Coupa Demo

(Note: the Minneapolis event starts at 2:00 p.m.; check-in at 1:30 p.m.)

About Coupa Software
Founded in 2006, Coupa Software is the fastest-growing provider of cloud-based spend optimization software. More than 200 customers in 40 countries use Coupa purchasing and procurement software to amplify their spend power and reduce spending costs up to 11 percent. Only Coupa provides a true cloud procurement application that enables customers to launch the solution rapidly and quickly realize significant savings. Learn more at: or call 650.931.3200.Read more at the Coupa Blog, or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

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