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Robin Bau, Director Shared Services Automation, SAP

Robin Bau, Director Shared Services Automation, SAP

Robin Bau (Director Shared Services Automation) joined SAP 2008 and spent several years in consulting. He was responsible for several Shared Services Implementation Projects in Europe, before he joined the Solution Management Team in the Line of Business Finance. 

In his role he is globally responsible for the topics of Shared Services as well as Automation and Machine Learning. Furthermore, he is the Solution Owner of SAPs Machine Learning Application “SAP CashApplication” and SAPs Enterprise Service Management Solution “Shared Service Framework”.

Harsha Bhat, Global Solution Owner / Go-to-Market Strategy Lead for SAP Intelligent RPA, SAP

Harsha Bhat, Global Solution Owner / Go-to-Market Strategy Lead for SAP Intelligent RPA, SAP

Harsha Bhat is a Senior Director in New Ventures & Technologies area of SAP and he is responsible for global GTM strategy and commercial success of SAP Intelligent RPA. In his ~15 years´ tenure with SAP, Harsha has played multiple roles in Europe, Asia and NA as a Solution Manager, Seller, Portfolio Manager and GTM planner. His expertise is in driving multiple customer focused initiatives of SAP´s lines of businesses and industries portfolio by bridging market requirements with innovation cycle. He is one of the founding members of Robotic Process Automation offering from SAP and continues to thrive on delivering automation solutions for enticing customer ecosystem. He is based out of Walldorf, Germany

Andreas Deital, Head of GFA Strategy & Innovation, GFA COO, SAP SE

Andreas Deital, Head of GFA Strategy & Innovation, GFA COO, SAP SE

With over 22 years of demonstrated success, Andreas Dietel serves as Head of Strategy and Innovation within SAP's Global Finance & Administration (GFA) board area. In this role he has responsibility for developing GFA’s Digital Transformation roadmap, managing GFA’s strategic initiatives and foster innovation to achieve the company’s strategic and financial goals. Prior to this position, Andreas has held leadership roles in SAP's COO and IT organization and was most recently as Business Program Manager responsible for the internal S/4HANA 1809 conversion at SAP. 

Felix Freese, Senior Consultant Finance Systems, Delivery Hero

Felix Freese, Senior Consultant Finance Systems, Delivery Hero

Felix is a Senior Consultant at Delivery Hero responsible for several SAP LoB's for Finance Systems. Since over 4 years he has been scaling out the SAP landscape at Delivery Hero.

Marc Jackson, Practice Director - Integrated Risk Management (IRM)

Marc Jackson, Practice Director - Integrated Risk Management (IRM)

Marc has almost 20 years’ experience in security, risk and controls. During his time at both PwC and Turnkey he has gained experience in designing and implementing SAP security solutions for multinational clients across industry sectors. This experience has included the design, implementation and review of internal controls to help clients meet both internal and external regulatory requirements during numerous controls assurance and advisory roles. Marc also supports clients in the implementation of IRM solutions, and advises on the necessary governance structures and processes required to fully embed thesupporting GRC components within the business.

Maximilian Koebler, Solution Owner SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Advanced Financial Closing

Maximilian Koebler, Solution Owner SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Advanced Financial Closing

Maximilian is working at SAP SE as the Solution Owner for SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Advanced Financial Closing. He has many years of experience in various finance consulting roles across different industries and regions and author of a professional book about SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Dr. Daniel Neuhäuser, Head of ERP Core Solutions, Villeroy & Boch AG

Dr. Daniel Neuhäuser, Head of ERP Core Solutions, Villeroy & Boch AG

Daniel Neuhäuser is Head of ERP Core Solutions in the Central IT of Villeroy & Boch and responsible for the activities of RPA implementation.

Simon Persin, Director of Operations, Turnkey Consulting

Simon Persin, Director of Operations, Turnkey Consulting

Simon is the Operations Director for Turnkey Consulting and has a long history of supporting organisations with managing their risks. In his role, Simon has to support business processes across a broad spectrum of industries, many of whom are looking to process automation to improve efficiency, as well as utilising RPA for the security functions themselves

Katherina Reichert, Solution Management Finance, Solution Owner Accounting and Financial Close, SAP

Katherina Reichert, Solution Management Finance, Solution Owner Accounting and Financial Close, SAP

Katharina Reichert is co-head of the Global Solution Management team for Accounting and Central Finance, guiding large enterprises in their finance transformations and working collaboratively toward customer success. In her 17 years at SAP, she has held various positions in solution marketing and product management in the accounting, finance operations, and GRC areas. Katharina has a degree in economics from Harvard College, and she also spent several years as a management consultant in the financial services industry.

Christoph Ruehle, Senior Product Manager, SAP S/4HANA, SAP SE

Christoph Ruehle, Senior Product Manager, SAP S/4HANA, SAP SE

Christoph Ruehle is a Senior Product Manager at SAP responsible for various intelligent automation at SAP S/4HANA. Previously Christoph has been involved in several engineering departments at SAP.

Matthias Rup, Software Engineer, SAP

Matthias Rup, Software Engineer, SAP

Mathias Rup is a technology expert at SAP, helping customers to adopt artificial intelligence technologies in the area of the area of SAP S/4HANA. 

Mark Treshock, Global Leader Blockchain in HCLS, IBM

Mark Treshock, Global Leader Blockchain in HCLS, IBM

Mark Treshock is IBM’s Global Leader for Blockchain Solutions in Healthcare and Life Sciences. Mark has spent his career helping companies and their customers benefit from digital transformation. He has presented on Blockchain’s potential to transform industries to the Office of American Innovation and the Office of National Drug Control Policy at the White House, on Capitol Hill, and at the World Economic Forum’s conference at Davos. Mark lives in New York and has a MBA from Cornell, a MS in Computer Science from Columbia University, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Andreas Welsch, Head of Solution Management – Americas , SAP

Andreas Welsch, Head of Solution Management – Americas , SAP

Andreas Welsch defines and executes SAP’s strategy of embedding intelligent automation into end-to-end business processes within SAP S/4HANA. Together with his global team of product managers, he partners with SAP's customers to identify and prove out high-value/high-impact use cases for intelligent automation and helps customers to adopt them. Andreas has been a trusted innovation advisor to C-level executives, senior management, and domain experts across lines of business and industries.Throughout the past 19 years in the software industry, Andreas has held several roles spanning solution management for machine learning, corporate strategy and M&A, board office staff, new business incubation, and IT project management. Andreas holds an MBA from Europäische Fernhochschule Hamburg and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule in Germany. In addition, he is currently a PhD candidate at TU Darmstadt, researching how businesses can evolve their business processes through AI-based information systems.

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