Coupa Software, a leader in cloud-based spend management, today announced that Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak will be the distinguished speaker at Coupa Inspire ’17, taking place May 16-18 at the Westin St. Francis Union Square in San Francisco, CA.
Inspire ’17 will bring together more than 1,500 customers, business leaders and industry analysts from around the globe to connect, explore and learn how to ‘‘Unleash Real Value Everywhere.” Conference attendees will realise the possibilities available in today’s procurement, accounts payable automation, expense management, and sourcing landscapes.
Wozniak and Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn will engage in a 'Fireside Chat' on the main stage to discuss a range of topics, which will include a segment about his business journey with fellow Apple co-founder and friend Steve Jobs.
"I am really excited about speaking at Coupa's Inspire 2017 event in May,” Wozniak said. “I look forward to sharing stories about the founding of Apple and talking about innovation and technology with the audience."
Nicknamed "The Woz," Wozniak is a renowned electronics engineer, technology entrepreneur and computer programmer. Along with Jobs, he co-founded one of the largest companies in the world. “The Woz” is a global trendsetter in modern electronics and technology and is considered one of the pioneers of the personal computer revolution of the 1970s and ’80s.
“Steve is a global technology and innovation icon and we look forward to hearing his views on how technology and innovation can support all our attendees’ agendas Bernshteyn said. We’ll also discuss ways that Coupa can continue to strive for excellence in our quest to unleash indisputable Value as a service for all our customers around the world.”
Inspire, which attracts more than 100 speakers and hosts more than 30 sessions, is one of the industry’s largest spend management events with representatives from a cross-section of sectors including retail, finance, healthcare, technology and others. At Inspire ’17, global leaders from small, medium and large organisations will share how they are unleashing real, measurable business value in their companies, in partnership with Coupa.