Procurement Needs a New Operating Model

Part 1 & 2 of 3: Process, Talent

Michael Van Keulen is a passionate and seasoned procurement evangelist with a comprehensive track record of driving value through business transformation at global companies. Michael is currently the Chief Procurement Officer at Coupa Software, the global leader in cloud-based Business Spend Management software, where he is responsible for driving best-in-class procurement practices across the company, support business development and be a source for peers looking to elevate and (digitally) transform procurement. MVK is especially passionate about building teams, driving value, organizational transformation, CSR, and diversity & inclusion.

  • 20+ years of progressive Finance and Procurement experience at global companies.
  • Member of Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Board of Advisors.
  • Former Head of Procurement at Lululemon and VF Corporation (Vans, The North Face, Timberland and Dickies) leading procurement transformation driving significant value.
  • Procurement Thought leader consulted by practitioners looking to (digitally) transform Procurement.

Michael is writing a blogserie (3 blogs) around the theme Procurement Needs a New Operating Model where he will address Process, Talent and Technology.

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