Hans Thalbauer Bio

Senior Vice President

IoT & Digital Supply Chain





Hans Thalbauer is globally responsible for solution management and the go-to-market functions for SAP’s digital supply chain solutions and the SAP Leonardo Internet of Things portfolio. A supply chain industry veteran who specializes in defining new markets and positioning organizations to own them, Hans has served in a broad range of business leadership roles during his tenure at SAP. 


He most recently spearheaded SAP’s successful launch of the company’s Internet of Things (branded SAP Leonardo) unit. Hans has more than 17 years of experience with SAP, holding positions in development, product, and solution management.


Hans engages in creative dialogue with businesses and operations worldwide, addressing customer needs and introducing innovative business processes that take companies beyond their fullest potential so they can execute on the next level of innovation. 


Hans holds a degree in business information systems from the University of Vienna in Austria and is based in Palo Alto, CA.