Coupa Hires ex-Oracle Software Executive JP Krishnamoorthy
Industry expert named vice president of engineering for cloud-based spend optimization leader
SAN MATEO, Calif. – September 12, 2013 – Coupa Software, a leading provider of cloud-based spend optimization solutions for finance, today announced that former Oracle executive JP Krishnamoorthy has joined the company as vice president of engineering, effective immediately.
Krishnamoorthy, a seasoned software-development executive, will be responsible for overseeing the engineering and development organizations, which delivers Coupa’s cloud-based enterprise applications. He brings decades of experience managing projects with hundreds of employees worldwide and overseeing the development of products that generated hundreds of millions of dollars in global revenue.
“We are redefining the world of cloud applications for finance,” said Rob Bernshteyn, chief executive officer, Coupa. “JP’s deep-rooted expertise leading development teams and personal
knowledge of large-scale enterprise software—a field in which he holds several patents—make him perfectly suited for his new position. I’m confident in JP’s ability to build our business and contribute to Coupa’s long-term goals.”
“Coupa has seen tremendous adoption with Fortune 500 customers,” said Krishnamoorthy. “I’m eager to put my experience in developing large-scale enterprise applications to work with the engineering team and help Coupa advance its leadership position in the market.”
Krishnamoorthy served as vice president of Development, Revenue Management Products for the Communications Global Business Unit (CGBU), as well as IP Rights Management at Oracle. He began his tenure at Oracle through its acquisition of Portal Software.
Prior to Oracle, he held engineering positions at companies like Sybase, Inc. and Amdahl Corp. Krishnamoorthy holds a master’s degree in computer science from Iowa State University, and earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from Anna University in Chennai, India.
About Coupa Software
Founded in 2006, Coupa Software is the leading provider of cloud-based spend optimization software. More than 300 customers in 40 countriesuse the Coupa suite of cloud applications to amplify their spend power and reduce spending costs up to 11 percent. Only Coupa provides a true suite of cloud applications for finance, including procurement, expense management and accounts payable that enables customers to launch the solution immediately and quickly realize significant savings. Learn more at: https://www.coupa.comor call 650.931.3200. Read more at our company blog, Making Cents, or follow @Coupa on Twitter.