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Tim Clark
VP, Brand Journalist and Head of Native Advertising for SAP
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Jenn Vande Zande
Global Content Marketing & Strategy, SAP Customer Experience
Writers
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Jack Dyson
Marketing, content and strategy. Global head of content strategy for SAP Customer Experience. Always pushing for best practice. Views expressed here are my own.
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Janaki Mythily Kumar
Design leader experienced in building, coaching, inspiring high-performance design teams and driving design-led transformation in the enterprise.
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Judith Magyar
Connecting dots to see constellations
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robin_meyerhoff
Work for #SAP communications telling stories about technology and people. Transplanted NY-er living in Oakland. Have one fab daughter & two dogs.
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Richard Howells,
Richard Howells has been in the supply chain management & manufacturing space for over 25 years. He is the Global VP of IoT & Digital Supply Chain at SAP.
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Jenn Vande Zande
Global Content Marketing & Strategy, SAP Customer Experience
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Julie Gerdeman
Global Head of Digital Transformation, SAP Ariba
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Dilip Khandelwal
Managing Director of SAP Labs India. Entrepreneurial thinker. Startup mentor. NASSCOM Executive Council Member.
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Tom Raftery
Global VP, Futurist, & #IoT Evangelist @SAP, Keynote speaker, Co-founder @CloudCIX, Host http://IoTHeroes.com podcast, Global #IoT influencer, Immigrant
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Adam Winfield
Twitter: @adamwinfield + Blog: palimpsestaw.wordpress.com
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James Marland
Storyteller. Connecting the world’s companies via @SAPAriba. Hates PowerPoint, loves hats, sings bass & speaks too fast. My opinions, with an English accent.
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Jennifer Morgan
Happy wife and mom. Having fun on the Executive Board @SAP. #BikramYoga junkie. #ShoeLover. The best is yet to come!
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Tesni Fellows
Global Partner Marketing Associate, SAP Hybris.
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Ken Tsai
Global VP, Database and Data Management at SAP. When I’m not working, you can find me outside on a trail run or hanging out with friends and family.
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Werner Baumbach
Solution Manager @SAP, #Innovation in #Wholesale #Distribution, #B2B, #AR, #VR, #SupplyChain, In-Memory Technology, #DigitalTransformation, #S4HANA, #IoT, #SAP
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Sameer Areff
Sameer Areff, Chief Operating Officer at SAP — Middle East South
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DJ Paoni
President, SAP North America
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Ruqaiyah Jaffery
Head of Marketing for Cluster Middle East — South
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Helen Arnold
President, SAP Data Network
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Gil Perez
Gil Perez is the SVP of IoT and Digital Supply Chain. He is responsible for developing a range of SAP Leonardo solutions that enable digital transformation.
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Bernd Leukert
Member of the Executive Board at SAP, SAP Digital Business Services. Views are my own.
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Miranda LaBate
Marketer with SAP IM&C and Automotive. Jeep aficionado, dog lover, and mental health advocate!
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Erica Vialardi
Senior, international marketer designing digital campaigns. Passionate blogger with CX, innovative technologies and fashion business as favorite topics.
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Ana Ammann
Global Marketer | Content Strategist | Writer & Arts Advocate| Exploring digital and creative evolution via conversations with business leaders and rock stars.
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Stefan Guertzgen
Stefan Guertzgen is global Senior Director for Industry Solution Marketing and Communications for Chemicals at SAP
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Rich Lindow
Rich is a Senior Solution Specialist in the Automotive Business Unit at SAP
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Greg McStravick
Greg McStravick is the president of Database and Data Management at SAP, leading development and go-to-market teams for SAP’s core digital innovation platform
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Barry Padgett
Barry Padgett is president of SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass. Follow @barrypadgett or visit www.ariba.com and www.fieldglass.com.
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Melissa Di Donato
I am the Chief Revenue Officer for SAP Cloud ERP where I have sales and revenue responsibility for Cloud ERP solutions globally.
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Tobias Essig
Communications & Marketing | SAP Design | a lateral thinker | famous air guitar player | sports enthusiast
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Andy Canham
Managing Director, SAP Canada
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Rolf Schumann
Global General Manager, Platform and Innovation SAP
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Shailendra Kumar
Author:Making Money Out of Data A visionary & expert in #BigData and Advanced #Analytics, #MachineLearning, #Cognitive, #deeplearning & #ArtificialIntelligence.
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Franck Cohen
President SAP Digital Core & Industry Solutions
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Christian Klein
Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board of SAP
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James McClelland
Administrator of systems, integrator of data, drinker of coffee.
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Dr. Marcell Vollmer
Chief Digital Officer & SVP @SAPAriba. Passionate about #Life, #Coffee, #PhD in #Politics, #MBA in #Economics, #SocialMedia Enthusiast and curious to learn&grow
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Jennifer Scholze
Global Lead for Industry Marketing for the Mill Products and Mining Industries at SAP. Purpose Lead for Industries.
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Patrick McCarthy
Patrick McCarthy is Senior Vice President and General Manager of SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass. Follow @PJM_Iam or visit www.ariba.com and www.fieldglass.com.
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Patti Fletcher
Dr. Patti Fletcher is a seasoned tech executive, author of DISRUPTERS, award-winning marketing influencer, board member, angel investor and speaker.
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Stefan Weisenberger
Senior Director Mill Products & Mining Solutions at SAP SE, Digital Transformation, Blockchain & Industrial IoT. At home in Toronto & Heidelberg.
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Bertram Schulte
Chief Digital Officer, running @SAPDigital and proud dad of 2, native Bavarian - views are just mine
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John Candish
John Candish leads the global business for SAP IoT Connect 365 for SAP Digital Interconnect. His goal is to make connecting IoT devices globally simple.
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Marcel Franze
Communications for #MillProducts & #Mining @SAP
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Manpreet Kaur
Awareness & Social Media Marketing, SAP Digital Interconnect
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Tifenn Dano Kwan
Chief Marketing Officer, SAP Ariba
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Go to the profile of Luis Murguia
Luis Murguia
Working with a great team of people and amazing business partners in making SAP Business One and SAP Business ByDesgin, the ERP platform of choice for SMBs.
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Edina Sewell
Part of the Industry Business Unit Automotive @ SAP. Happy, energetic, proud mom of 2 boys. Views expressed are mine
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A.G. Lambert
A.G. Lambert is SVP of product management at SAP Concur, where he leads a team responsible for emerging spend and analytics solutions.
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Pamela Dunn
Marketing professional with 15+ years' of B2B marketing experience spanning marketing strategy and development of global marketing programs.
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Elizabeth Warren
United States Senator, Massachusetts
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Timo Elliott
Innovation Evangelist and Futurist, Passionate about Digital Transformation, Big Data, and Analytics
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Mark Cuban
Entrepreneur
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Seth Godin
Founder of altMBA, the Marketing Seminar etc. Daily blogger, teacher, speaker, 18 bestsellers as well...
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Daisy Hernandez
Product management & business operations executive for SAP's collaboration solution, SAP Jam Collaboration. Future of work, org dynamics topics are intriguing.
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Julie Brown
Global Product Marketing, SAP Customer Experience & CEO of 56th Street Productions
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Maxwell Wessel
Chief Innovation Officer @SAP. Faculty @Stanford. Lucky recipient of great friends and brilliant colleagues.
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Kristen Jordeth
Self-proclaimed Supplier Risk guru, aspiring leader and social media addict. Currently spend my free time as a snack slave to a cute 2yr old.
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Brian Duffy
President SAP EMEA North. Committed to creating SAP customer success. Native Irishman, London resident.
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Gergi Abboud
SVP & General Manager — Middle East South, SAP
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Marita Mitschein
In support of SAP's commitment to close the digital skills gap, Marita Mitschein is leading the SAP Training & Development Institute.
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Sean Thompson
Senior Vice President of Business Network and Ecosystem at SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass. Follow @seantho or visit www.ariba.com and www.fieldglass.com.
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Hala Zeine
President Digital Supply Chain and Manufacturing, SAP SE. Responsible for providing innovative Digital Supply chain and Manufacturing solutions.
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Anna-Maria Ihle
MA Student — Media & Political Communications. Editor of SAP blog articles and customer success stories.
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Ali G
Driven by impact, I help companies with digital transformation. Will work for Biryani!
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Bil Khan
A marketing professional with a record of driving profitability, expanding market share, and spurring global growth for high-tech businesses.
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Alexander Chan
A member of SAP Industries Marketing focusing on social and digital. Passionate about storytelling. In my free time I’m a Division 1 swimmer @Loyola University.
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Ankit Sharma
New Technologies. Perspectives.
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Gerrit Kazmaier
EVP, SAP HANA & Analytics. Passionate about building great products, customer value, working with fantastic people & tech.
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Bill Rojas
Digital transformation, customer success, and data geek. Love SaaS, Big Data, Digital/Cloud Marketing, and good wine. If you have a cool app, talk to me.
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Uli Muench
Technology executive with track record of leading teams and driving business transformation across North America, Asia and Europe. My own opinions. Follow me!
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Erica Lailhacar
Vice President, ISV Global Business Development at SAP — Love emerging technology, travelling and building successful teams.
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Sven Denecken
is SVP Product Management and Co-Innovation S/4HANA at SAP. In this role, Sven is assessing customer and market requirements and defining solutions strategy.
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Roop Sidhu
Innovative Thought Leader — Nearly 2 Decades of Proven Success
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Gretchen Nemechek
SVP, Global Field Enablement for SAP. Champion for Sales Efficiency and Effectiveness.
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John Roche
An Executive Client Adviser for SAP who assists clients with the journey to the Intelligent Enterprise
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Diane Fanelli
Diane Fanelli is senior vice president and general manager, Global Channels and Platform GTM. In this role, she heads SAP’s ISV, VAR, Developer, and Startup.
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Eric Friedrichsen
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mid-Market and Ecosystems , SAP North America
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Lisa James
Product Marketer and Creative Writer. I live my life through faith.
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Maggie Nelson
Moving through life with grace and grit. SAP geek during the week. Helicopter pilot on the weekend.
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David Kerin
David oversees content marketing for SAP Customer Data Cloud, planning and delivering full-funnel resources to support product marketing, demand-gen, and comms.
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Karl-Heinz Hoffmann
VP, Partner Value Engineering. ●Tech ●Husband ●Kiter ●MTB’er ●Trader ●Triathlete. Employed by SAP views are my own.
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Brigette McInnis-Day
COO of SAP SuccessFactors. Passionate about people, thinking big and challenging others to reach potential. Fun Mom. Views are mine.
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Ferose V R
Senior Vice President and Head of SAP Academy for Engineering. Inclusion Evangelist, Thought Leader, Speaker, Columnist and Author.
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Jan-Klaas Heinsohn
Jan-Klaas is Vice President of a software development unit at SAP Globalization Services. He’s got 20 years of experience in business software development.
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Michael Depner
Michael is Vice President in SAP Globalization Services, with twenty-five years of professional and global experience, heading a highly global team.
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Namita Gupta-Hehl
Senior Marketing & Communications Executive at SAP SE, Angel Investor, Start-up Mentor, and a MarTech Enthusiast
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Kathleen Wiersch
Helping SAP tell Customer Experience stories during the week, planting edibles and native plants or planning my next travel adventure.
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Kathleen Wiersch
SAP Customer Experience Product Marketing
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Isabel Ayala
I coach leaders and teams worldwide on how to position their personal brand and products online- Marketing & Communications | Social Selling Trainer
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Drew Bates
SMB Innovation Lab at SAP
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Günter Pecht-Seibert
Leading the Future of Work Team @SAP. Dedicated to making the workplace more human. Business innovator. Music enthusiast.
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Lloyd Adams
Family Man. Lucky Husband. Proud Soccer & Swim Dad. Bleed SAP Blue. People Connector. MD of the East, SAP North America
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Sushant Rai
Work at SAP Customer Experience, Solution & Strategy for Service Cloud in APJ & GC, based in Bangalore, big time foodie !!
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Arvind Iyer
Marketing professional with 10+ years technology expertise in Cloud, SaaS, AI/ML and other areas. Currently excited and engaged with SAP Customer Experience!
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Mohit Goel
Trying to make this world a better place to live in.
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Andrea Waisgluss
UX Content Developer + Comms Specialist at SAP. Opinions expressed are solely my own and do not express the views or opinions of my employer.
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Darren Koch
Chief Product Officer at SAP Ariba, linking together 4.1 million buyers and suppliers in 190 countries. Follow @kochdarren or visit www.ariba.com.
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Amy Wilson
Global Head of Product at SAP SuccessFactors. Believer in leading from behind, supporting and celebrating the success of those around her.
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Dr. Gerd Ehrhardt
Dr. @Gerd_Ehrhardt works at SAP Globalization Services
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Tricia Manning-Smith
Building on a 22+ yr career as a TV News Journalist, I travel around the world introducing you to people using tech to do cool stuff.
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Derek Klobucher
SAP brand journalist, digital storyteller, video producer and tech writer
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ulfguttmann
I am working as a Solution Manager in SAP's Industry Business Unit for Industrial Machinery & Components, focusing on Aftermarket Service.
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Ravi Natarajan
Vice President, Development, Globalization Services, SAP Labs India.
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Benjamin Granger, Ph.D.
Dr. Benjamin Granger is Senior Principal of Employee Experience (EX) at Qualtrics. He has spent over a decade building and optimizing EX programs globally.
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Florian Frey
building ruumapp.com
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James Lee
Chief Operating Officer of SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass. Follow @jklee2008 or visit www.ariba.com and www.fieldglass.com.
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Sridhar Sundaram
Love working at the intersection of technology, design, business and social impact. Over a decade’s experience in Transforming Ideas and insights into action.
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Gregory Katz
Observer, thinker, creator and SAP Cloud Ops & Support communicator.
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Catherine Lynch
Parent mentor. Currently enrolled in The Marketing Seminar, an online seminar by Seth Godin.
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Catherine Lynch
Industry Marketing | Thought Leadership Content | CX | Cloud Solutions
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Khaled H. Musilhy
Head GS Product Management in EMEA. Brings 2+ decades of experience in Software development empowering businesses run compliant locally and compete globally
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James Killian, Ph.D.
James Killian, Ph.D., is a Principal of Employee Experience Solution Strategy at Qualtrics.
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Stefan Steinle
Head of SAP Globalization Services, responsible for the global reach of SAP’s products — ensuring our customers can extend and grow their business globally
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Olivia Vorstheim
Product Manager at SAP delivering software solutions for Digital Compliance requirements.
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Chris Pyne
Chris taught modern languages in the UK before moving to Germany as a translator. He has managed publishing and translation companies before joining SAP SE.
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Vivek Gollapudi
Machine Learning Engineer @SAP
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Roger Yang
Chief Operating Officer @ SAP Globalization Services, driving strategy to execution and operational excellence.
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Dr. Yongbin He
Yongbin is an enthusiastic localization expert at SAP SE in Germany, with 20 years of localization experience for many countries across different SAP products.
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Francois Vigneron
Product Manager at SAP Globalization Services, helping businesses run compliant globally.
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Marc Teerlink
TED Speaker, Corporate Serial Entrepreneur, AI monetization, Innovation Driver, ibmwatson alumni, Proud Father, Sailor, Global Citizen, Alpha Nerd, GlobalVP@SAP
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Niveditha Kesavan
Value management expert advising senior business leaders at global companies on investments in technology and people to drive efficiency, growth and innovation.
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Jayanth Bagare
In the process of shedding away.. weight, belongings, rules ...