Tom Aitchison

Former Executive Vice President, Global Sales


Tom Aitchison most recently served as executive vice president of global sales at Coupa, a cloud-based spend management platform. There, he was responsible for expanding Coupa’s rapid global growth, including seeing the company through its 2016 IPO.

Tom is an accomplished sales veteran with a successful track record in managing sales organizations of high-growth companies. Prior to Coupa, he served as executive vice president of worldwide sales at InQuira, a provider of enterprise knowledge applications, where he established the company as a leader in knowledge management, resulting in the company’s acquisition by Oracle in 2011. Tom was responsible for increasing InQuira’s run rate by over 300%.

Prior to InQuira, Tom worked at Comergent, a provider of eBusiness software applications, where he quadrupled sales over a three-year period which led to the acquisition of the company by Sterling Commerce. Preceding Comergent, Tom served as senior vice president of sales at webMethods. Tom earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.