Coupa Announces Stellar Speaker Lineup for Industry's Premiere Spend Optimization Event

January 17, 2013

Industry Thought Leaders and Customers Share Best Practices For Creating a Successful Spend Optimization Strategy at Coupa INSPIRE

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan 17, 2013 -- Coupa Software, the leading provider of cloud-based spend optimization solutions, today announced its speaker lineup for the forthcoming Coupa INSPIRE Conference being held April 8-10, 2013 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. Coupa INSPIRE is the industry's premiere event where industry analysts, customers, partners and Coupa executives will gather under one roof to discuss best practices in spend optimization.

Senior-level executives from the healthcare, finance, aviation, media and technology industries will present how they have successfully optimized their spend. The Coupa customers scheduled to present include:

-- Richard Rothschild, vice president, information services at Pandora Media, Inc.

-- Hyrum Kirton, vice president, procurement at Avalon Health Care, Inc.

-- John Maiolo, controller at General Atlantic LLC

-- Michael Ziebell, director of procurement at Intermedia

-- Bryce Berg, vice president, corporate administration at Molina Healthcare, Inc.

-- Ben Simmons, manager, eCommerce at Exelis Inc.

-- Jeff Long, director of procurement at Aircraft Service International Group

Jason Busch, executive editor and contributor at Spend Matters, and Henry Ijams, managing director at PayStream Advisors, Inc., are some of the industry analysts who will share insights on industry trends to help organizations get a handle on their spend. Coupa executives taking the stage at INSPIRE include CEO Rob Bernshteyn and Raja Hammoud, vice president, product management.

"There is a revolution happening in spend management. And this will be the place to learn all about it first-hand. This conference is all about sharing ideas and hearing from companies that are leading the charge in this transformation," said Coupa's Bernshteyn. "We've helped our customers experience repeatable success with our cloud solution, and we are looking forward to having them share their stories with conference attendees and the world."

"Finance and procurement professionals are looking for new ways to have a bigger impact," said PayStream's Ijams. "INSPIRE will provide an excellent forum for attendees to take advantage of the cloud for positive change and rapid savings. I'm looking forward to sharing ideas with them."

A complete Coupa INSPIRE agenda will be available prior to the event. For more information on the conference, visit the event website and register.

About Coupa Software

Founded in 2006, Coupa Software is the leading provider of cloud-based spend optimization software. More than 300 customers in 40 countries use the 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: http://www.coupa.com or call 650.931.3200. Read more at our company blog, Making Cents, or follow @Coupa on Twitter.