Stephany Lapierre

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Stephany Lapierre is the Founder and CEO of Tealbook. Her mission is to deliver a "Trusted Source of Supplier Data" to an ever-growing eProcurement space. Prior to Tealbook, Stephany spent 10 years building a successful strategic sourcing and procurement consulting firm focusing on large-scale sourcing optimization projects.

Given her experience and visibility into the data issues crippling procurement, she built an impressive technology, data team and launched Tealbook. It is the only Big Data company that provides a self-enriching and self-maintaining mechanism that connects to all procurement software critical to the success of a digital procurement transformation.

Tealbook has been adopted by Fortune 100 companies across multiple sectors and has won prestigious awards including Spend Matter 50 Vendors to Watch, Gartner’s Cool Vendor, CIX Most Innovative Company and Most Upside Potential by C100.

Stephany is a highly coveted supply chain thought leader, and one of the most influential minds in emerging data technologies. She has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain, and featured as an industry leader by Forbes, BetaKit, Globe and Mail, Supply Chain Professionals, and IT World. She has received numerous awards as a female tech founder for her innovative approach to using Big Data and AI to improve supplier data. Stephany has attracted Tier 1 investors such as Workday Ventures, BDC Capital, Refinery Ventures, Grand Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.

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Inflation continues to be a thorn for procurement teams who want to maintain a strong bottom line without sacrificing quality.
Jun 13, 2022    0

It’s a word that everyone from high-ranking executives to the average grocery-store shopper dreads hearing: inflation. As the world continues to experience supply chain disruptions caused by a number of factors—the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, political crises, changes in production patterns and more—we’re seeing prices for goods and materials climb...

Poor contingency planning is only one sign of low-quality supplier data harming your business.
Dec 08, 2021    0

Most people who have used any sort of business software offhandedly consider the importance of maintaining quality data, but few make it a priority. Too often in my world, organizations will meticulously enter supplier information into a spreadsheet and dust off their hands. They see ongoing data quality as a difficult to achieve “nice-to-have,” accept the risk of bad data, and carry on with other business demands, fingers crossed. Not everyone realizes, however, the magnitude...

How Will You Weather the Next Storm? Build a Stronger Supply Chain
Oct 20, 2021    0

In the world of procurement, there is always another crisis right around the corner. Time and time again, the industry has been rattled by various disruptions and forced to reconsider how we will weather the storm better than we have had in the past.

Unfortunately, the latest disruptions prove that companies still have...

How to Recognize and Manage Supplier Red Flags
Sep 13, 2021    0

Global trends, including the COVID-19 pandemic, have taught procurement professionals the value of identifying supplier red flags and mitigating the risks they may pose before it’s too late. To do this, some organizations are making local buying their top priority, while others are committing to consolidating their supplier lists or further diversifying as their needs demand.

Since reevaluating supplier portfolios and understanding where and how suppliers are falling short of...

Are You Ready for the Next Crisis?
May 10, 2021    0

The COVID-19 pandemic created a crisis of epic proportions and left leaders in every industry scrambling to react. Procurement leaders across the globe saw the weakness in their supply chains and needed to reinvent their ability to manage the data in order to make critical decisions. In fact, according to a recent survey by the Institute for Supply Management, upwards of 75...

Supplier data
Mar 09, 2020    0

It is no secret that poor supplier data is the single largest barrier facing successful eProcurement transformation. Organizations in all industries, regardless of size, are susceptible to massive budget overruns or outright project failure without a well-thought-out data acquisition strategy.

Not convinced?

Just last year the City of New York ran $54 million over their eProcurement transformation budget. Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident. More and more...