Annie Vaseekaran


About Annie Vaseekaran

As a product marketing manager on the SAP Ariba Portfolio Marketing team, Annie Vaseekaran handles product marketing for the SAP Ariba Spend Analysis, SAP Ariba Sourcing and SAP Ariba Contract Management solutions. She has over 11 years of experience in the IT products and services industry. Prior to SAP Ariba, she was with Oracle in marketing and business development roles. Annie holds an engineering degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Visvesvaraya Technological University, and an MBA in Marketing and Human Resource from Mount Carmel Institute of Management, India.

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Sustainable Sourcing: Strengthen Your Supply Chain With Reliability And Adaptability

30-Apr-2020 | Annie Vaseekaran

Today, worldwide volatility and supply chain disruptions are creating huge uncertainties for global companies, making reliability and cost containment more critical than ever. Effective supplier di

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2020 Strategic Sourcing: Value-Driven Source-To-Contract Transformation

17-Mar-2020 | Annie Vaseekaran

In a recent research report, Achieving Procurement Excellence in the Age of Digital Disruption, The Hackett Group states, “Procurement is facing a dual challenge in 2020: reducing costs – both int

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Process Mining: A Key To Intelligent Procurement Operations

31-Jul-2019 | Annie Vaseekaran

I was recently thinking about how speed and precision are so important to professional teams in sports such as women’s soccer. These traits don’t come to athletes easily. They are continually enha

procurement, sourcing, digital transformation

2020 Procurement: What’s Your Source-To-Contract Strategy?

28-Nov-2018 | Annie Vaseekaran

Digital transformation has the power to turn procurement into a critical change agent over the next couple of years. Yet, as I discussed in my last blog on spend analysis, procurement executives have

Spend Analysis: The Time Is Now. Really.

6-Nov-2018 | Annie Vaseekaran

Technology has changed everything in our lives – from the way we make phone calls and drive our cars to how we manage our homes. Yet every so often, I run into a friend or relative who just doesn’

contracts, procurement, digital transformation

The Critical And Evolving Role Of Contract Management In Digital Transformations

16-Jan-2018 | Annie Vaseekaran

Like everything in our professional lives, business contracts are changing and being transformed by digitalization. And like many other technology advances, this transformation is enriching the role o