Lending Tree Shares Procurement Best Practices in Digital Transformation
Michael Leiken Sr. Director of Spend Management
Watch as Michael Leiken, Senior Director of Spend Management at Lending Tree, discusses how Suplari and AI are helping to guide the transformation of LendingTree’s procurement practice. During this information-packed session, Michael and Team Suplari will share learnings and best practices, and discuss digital transformation strategies you can apply within your organization today.
About Michael Leiken
Senior Director of Spend Management at Lending Tree
Michael Leiken joined LendingTree in 2016, where he was tasked with establishing the company’s Procurement function. Although still in its early stages, the team—rebranded as Spend Management—has demonstrated its value as a strategic partner to the business. Key accomplishments include implementing a Source-to-Contract platform and a Spend Analytics solution.
Prior to LendingTree, Michael spent seven years at Visa, leading a team that supported the Product, Merchant Sales & Solutions, Processing, Global Customer Care, and CyberSource business units. Michael also has experience negotiating and managing initiatives in the Quick Service, Print/Media, Payments and FinTech industries and his responsibilities have spanned North America, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Michael obtained his B.B.A in Finance with Honors from the University of Miami (FL). He earned his Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) certifications from the Institute for Supply Management. Michael resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two children.