Join this session for a fireside chat with Todd Ford, Chief Financial Officer, Coupa and Dawn Tiura, President & CEO, Sourcing Industry Group for a discussion on current challenges and trends. Questions from the audience are welcome!
Todd is the chief financial officer (CFO) of Coupa where he oversees the company’s financial operations. During his tenure, he led the company through a successful IPO and grew revenue to $260 million in the latest fiscal year ended January 31, 2019. Under his leadership, Coupa has grown to become a multi-billion public dollar company driving measurable value for enterprises around the world.
Prior to Coupa, Todd served as the CFO of MobileIron, where he was responsible for financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury activities, and investor relations. Prior to that, Todd was a Founding General Partner at Broken Arrow Venture Capital, where he invested in early-stage companies. He also served as CFO and President of Rackable Systems, Inc. (now Silicon Graphics International Corp) where he led the company from $20 million in revenue to more than $350 million in revenue as a publicly-traded company. Todd began his career with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. He earned a B.S. in Accounting from Santa Clara University. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Performant Financial Corporation and 8x8 Inc. and is a member of the CNBC CFO Council.
Dawn Tiura, CEO and President of SIG, SIG University and Future of Sourcing Digital Publication, has over 26 years leadership experience, with the past 22 years focused on the sourcing and outsourcing industry. In 2007, Dawn joined SIG as CEO, but has been active in SIG as a speaker and trusted advisor since 1999, bringing the latest developments in sourcing and outsourcing to SIG members. Prior to joining SIG, Dawn held leadership positions as CEO of Denali Group and before that as a partner in a CPA firm. Dawn is actively involved on a number of boards promoting civic, health and children's issues in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Dawn is a licensed CPA and has a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in taxation from Golden Gate University. Dawn brings to SIG a culture of brainstorming and internal innovation.