Ray Martinelli

Member Since 2021

Ray Martinelli

Chief People Officer



Ray brings more than 20 years of experience in global human resource management with industry-leading, high-growth companies in Silicon Valley. Before Coupa, Ray was the chief people officer at Alfresco Software where he was responsible for global human resources and worked closely with the executive team to scale the organization and expand its global presence. Prior to Alfresco, Ray was chief people officer at ServiceSource where he helped grow the company from 150 employees to more than 3,500 employees worldwide. Throughout his career, Ray has held executive-level human resource positions at leading technology brands, including Macromedia where he served as senior vice president of human resources, as well as Juniper Networks. Ray earned a master's degree in organizational development from Golden Gate University and a bachelor's degree in organizational communications from Sacramento State University.


  • Human Resources
  • Talent Management
  • Workforce Planning


January 25th, 2023

The Great Reset: What to know about the new employment landscape

The changing employment landscape offers even greater benefits to businesses that understand not everything about the Great Resignation will—or should—be left behind.

February 17th, 2022

Why leaders need to practice productive vulnerability

As leaders, we need to strike a balance between being vulnerable and making decisions.

August 25th, 2021

To retain talent, treat employees like CEOs

Employees become encouraged to spread their wings and take on new challenges, or carve new niches in their roles.



Coupa’s Business Spend Management platform empowers businesses to spend smarter, simpler, and safer. With more than $2.6 trillion of transactional spend under management across its global customer base, Coupa offers businesses - from the Fortune 100 to the world’s fastest-growing organizations - the visibility and control needed to manage costs, mitigate risks, and scale for growth in one comprehensive and open platform in the cloud.