Coupa Recruits Veteran Sales Executive to Expand Rapid Global Growth
Tom Aitchison named Executive Vice President of Global Sales
SAN MATEO, Calif. – March 4, 2014 – Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud solutions for finance, today announced that former InQuira executive Tom Aitchison has joined the company as the new Executive Vice President of Global Sales, effective immediately. Aitchison, an accomplished sales veteran with a successful track record in managing sales organizations of high-growth companies, will be responsible for expanding Coupa’s rapid global growth.
“I’m delighted that Tom has joined our executive team,” said Rob Bernshteyn, chief executive officer, Coupa. “We’ve experienced tremendous customer success and customer growth worldwide. Tom’s experience building world-class sales organizations is a great asset to Coupa as we continue our international expansion.”
“Job number one is to keep our focus on customer success as we continue to advance Coupa’s footprint across the globe,” said Aitchison. “I look forward to taking Coupa’s success to a new level as we expand our ever growing customer base in established and emerging markets.”
Aitchison previously served as executive vice president of worldwide sales at InQuira, a provider of enterprise knowledge applications, where he established the company as a leader in knowledge management, resulting in the company’s acquisition by Oracle in 2011. Aitchison was responsible for increasing InQuira’s run rate by over 300%.
Prior to InQuira, Aitchison worked at Comergent, a provider of eBusiness software applications, where he quadrupled sales over a three year period which led to the acquisition of the company by Sterling Commerce. Preceding Comergent, Aitchison served as senior vice president of sales at webMethods. Aitchison earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
About Coupa Software
Founded in 2006, Coupa Software is the leading provider of cloud-based financial applications. More than 350 customersuse the Coupa suite of financial applications to reduce costs up to 11 percent. Only Coupa provides a suite of true cloud applications for finance, including procurement, expense management and accounts payable that allows customers to launch the solution immediately and quickly realize significant savings. Learn more at: coupa.comor call +1 (650) 931-3200. Read more at our company blog, Making Cents or follow @Coupa on Twitter.