Keynotes

SAP Executive Keynote

Björn Goerke

Executive Vice President and Corporate Officer,

Head of Technology in Products and Innovation

Monday, September 19 • 6:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

Venetian Ballroom, Level 2
Björn oversees SAP's technology platform product development and research activities for both on-premise and Cloud solutions, driving innovation with a global team of more than 3,500 employees in SAP Labs in Germany, India, Bulgaria, United States, Israel, and several additional countries. Björn oversees the development of SAP HANA Cloud Platform, SAP's Platform-as-a-Service offering enabling the digital transformation of SAP customers, and its core service for Integration & Orchestration, User Experience Platform & Mobile, Security, Development and Operations. 

Before his current role, Björn led the Cloud and Infrastructure Delivery unit at SAP, and also served as SAP’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), responsible for spearheading efforts to increase the customer benefit from SAP innovations delivered via the cloud. Prior to this, Björn headed research and development within the Technology & Innovation Platform core group at SAP.

Since joining SAP in 1995, Björn has held several managerial and executive positions in technology development, both in Germany and the United States.