Mala Anand Bio

President, SAP Leonardo | Data and Analytics



Mala Anand leads the end-to-end business at SAP, including go-to-market, product development, and strategy. The SAP Leonardo digital innovation platform combines the software capabilities across machine learning, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), and analytics on the cloud platform, using advanced design thinking services and creating differentiated business outcomes for customers. The core focus of Data and Analytics is across large data sets with embedded machine learning innovations. With her primary focus on market acceleration, product development, and adoption in one of SAP’s core areas of integrated innovation, Mala develops and executes strategy across all markets and ensures operational excellence within the global GTM and product development teams.



Formerly, Mala led the Data and Analytics | Automation Software Platforms business at Cisco Systems with a focus on innovative solutions to aggregate and analyze today’s hyper-distributed and real-time streaming data. With over 20 years of experience as a senior software executive, Mala places a deep focus on delivering innovative solutions to the market that help customers develop informed, timely insights to establish new modes of engaging their workforce and customers.