Strategy Talks

Innovation Talks

Show Floor, Venetian Ballroom | Tuesday–Thursday
These short, 20 minute presentations provide a glimpse into technology topics relevant to your job or industry. Hear myriad viewpoints delivered by thought leaders from inside and outside SAP.
Check Out the Full Schedule and Add Your Favorites
Why are enterprises flooding Silicon Valley?
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

Omer Guzon, VP, Corporate Partnerships

Plug and Play

Building Trust and Resilience with Agile Security Transforming Infrastructure with Kubernetes and Google Container Engine
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Allan Naim, Consultant, Google

Empowering Students to Solve Global Goals Using Disruptive Technologies
Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.

Christian Vanizette, Co-Founder,

SAP HANA: Delivering a Modern Data Framework
Tuesday, 3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Chris Hallenbeck, SVP Database & Data Management Go-to-Market & Innovation

SAP Cloud Platform:
Today and Tomorrow
Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Christoph Liebig, Head of Strategy
& Product Management for
SAP Cloud Platform, SAP

Finding Insights
in the Data Deluge
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Mike Flannagan, Senior Vice President of SAP Analytics and SAP Leonardo

Drive Digital Transformation with SAP Leonardo IoT Capabilities
Wednesday, 12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Gil Perez,
Senior VP IoT & Digital Supply Chain, General Manager Connected Vehicles
& IoT Security  

The Next-Generation, Intelligent ERP in the Cloud
Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Wieland Schreiner,
Executive Vice President, SAP S/4HANA

Big Data Architectures and Analytics for Cyber Security
Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.

Pejman Najafi, PhD Candidate,
Hasso Plattner Institute

Leveraging Modern Hardware for Next-Gen
In-Memory Data Management
Thursday, 10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Markus Dreseler, Phd Student,
Hasso Plattner Institute

Developing the Right Skills to Win in the Digital Transformation
Thursday, 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Stefan Haenisch
Senior Vice President,
Knowledge Transfer & Education

Artificial Intelligence that Reads Science

Maria Ritola, Co Founder Iris AI