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Vantage Partners helped Coupa Software, the leader in cloud-based spend management, appoint H. Tayloe Stansbury to its board of directors. Stansbury is a recognized and respected technology and business leader with more than 30 years of experience, including more than 15 years as a senior executive in public software companies.


Tayloe Stansbury


Since 2009, Stansbury has worked at Intuit, where he is executive vice president and chief technology officer, with responsibility for all product engineering and information technology. He previously served as chief information officer at VMware. Earlier he was executive vice president of Ariba, where he led product management, engineering, hosting and customer support. Before that he held executive engineering and general management roles at Calico Commerce and Xerox. In addition, he led developer tools and engineering groups at Borland International and Sun Microsystems, and did research in computational linguistics at Xerox PARC.


Stansbury’s experience also includes serving on the board of directors for several nonprofit organizations. Currently, he is trustee and chair of the advancement committee at Harvey Mudd College, and was instrumental in launching the college’s first capital campaign in more than 15 years.

Stansbury graduated with honors in applied mathematics from Harvard University, and completed graduate coursework at Stanford University in computer science, linguistics, and mathematics.


“I am proud to welcome such an experienced industry professional as Tayloe Stansbury to our board,” said Rob Bernshteyn, CEO of Coupa. “Tayloe brings technology talent, deep expertise and thought-leadership to the table. We are very fortunate to have him as part of our board, and we look forward to leveraging his contributions to propel Coupa even further.”


“I am delighted to be a part of Coupa’s board of directors,” Stansbury said. “The spend management market is undergoing rapid growth fueled by the increased demand for every employee to help their company save money. The outlook is very promising for Coupa, and I look forward to contributing to the advancement of the organization.”


About Coupa Software

Coupa Software is the leading provider of cloud-based financial applications. More than 500 customers in over 40 countries, including Sanofi, Salesforce.com, BNP Paribas North America, NEC, Royal Bank of Canada, Swiss Re, and Highmark Health use the Coupa suite of financial applications to support business agility and reduce costs. Coupa provides a suite of true cloud applications for finance, including accounts payable, sourcing, procurement and expense management that allows customers to realize a return on their investment within a few months and savings that continually impact the bottom line.