SAP
Meet the judges
Our judging panel includes subject matter, domain and technical experts from SAP and Esri.
Hinnerk Gildhoff
Development Manager
SAP

Hinnerk oversees SAP HANA Core Development including Spatial Engine, Earth Observation Analysis, Graph & Hierarchy Engine, C++ & Python Development, and In-Memory technology & Innovation.

Ann Rosenberg
Senior Vice President, Global Head of SAP Next-Gen
SAP

Senior Vice President, Global Head of SAP Next-Gen and running the SAP Leonardo Center New York

Jim McKinney
CTO
Esri

Jim McKinney guides the development and release schedule of the world's most popular GIS platform. He is the Program Manager for ArcGIS software development, with more than 25 years of experience in solution building and software development at Esri. Jim also leads the Desktop software teams at Esri as the CTO for ArcGIS Desktop Software Development.  

Robert Scheitlin
GIS Manager
Esri

Robert Scheitlin coordinates and manages all GIS activities in Calhoun County, AL including Law Enforcement, 911, Tax and Revenue, Utilities, Transportation. Robert has 20 years of experience as a GIS Developer and has focused on Web Application development for the last 12 years.

Technical experts
At the hackathon, subject matter, domain, and technical experts from SAP and Esri will be in attendance to support developer teams.
Markus Fath
HANA Product Manager
SAP

Markus works as a product manager for SAP HANA focusing on "processing services" related to spatial, graph, search, text analysis, and text mining.

Hinnerk Gildhoff
Dev. Manager
SAP

Hinnerk oversees SAP HANA Core Development including Spatial Engine, Earth Observation Analysis, Graph & Hierarchy Engine, C++ & Python Development, and In-Memory technology & Innovation.

Sharon Om
Director, Spatial Center of Excellence
SAP

Sharon enables digital transformation with technologies such as SAP HANA Spatial, Location Analytics, Graph Engine, and Machine Learning.  She helps SAP customers solve business challenges by maximizing the value of resources available from SAP.

Jacob Stark
Director, SAP Cloud Analytics Product Management
SAP

Jacob helped design and launch the SAP cloud analytics platform.  He works with Fortune 500 companies to solve complex business challenges using predictive analytics, geospatial analysis, and data discovery.

Tom Turchioe
Spatial Center of Excellence
SAP

Tom is a leader in this COE, helping SAP clients make the most of spatial technologies. His blog is here.

Lauren Boyd
Desktop SDK Specialist
Esri

Lauren works as a Desktop SDK Specialist for Esri Support Services assisting users with technologies such as the ArcGIS Runtime SDKs, ArcObjects SDK, ArcGIS Pro SDK, etc. She assists customers with resolving issues that occur during the development of customized Esri applications and add-ins.

Harsh Pathak
Technical SDK Specialist (Programming)
Esri

Harsh works as a Server SDK Specialist for Esri Support Services assisting users with technologies such as JavaScript API for ArcGIS and ArcGIS Runtime Android SDKs. His main duties include Customer handling and assisting user with different technology in order to build and develop application using ESRI tools and APIs.

Jay Rajamohan
System Architect with Esri’s Patterns & Practices
Esri

Jay is experienced in GIS application development, spatial data management, software design, development, and implementation, as well as infrastructure support. His primary role is to establish and maintain environments for Global Business Development teams

-  Architecture design

-  DevOps tasks, automation using Python

-  Evangelize common deployment patterns & lesson learnt