Innovation Talks

Innovation Talks

CC8, adjacent to Hall 8.1, Level 1*



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 to Your Agenda

*Please note some Innovation Talks take place in the Show Floor Theater, Hall 8.1.

Innovation Talk Speakers
Build the Intelligent Enterprise with
SAP Leonardo Machine Learning
Tuesday, 11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

Markus Noga
VP Machine Learning, SAP Innovation Center Network, SAP

What Makes Great Enterprise iOS Apps?
Tuesday, 11:30 p.m.–11:50 p.m.

Nima Zandi
Enterprise Mobility Lead, Apple


Oriol Pascual Moya-Angeler
Director, IQS Factory

Continuing the Revolution: Next-Gen In-Memory Data Management
Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Jan Kossmann,
PhD Student, Hasso-Plattner-Institute (HPI)

A Smarter Enterprise
with iOS
Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:20 p.m.

Mark Malone
Developer Evangelist, Apple

Flying with Renewable Energies
Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Christian Schultz, CEO, CMO
Hybrid-Airplane Technologies GmbH

Transforming Infrastructure with Kubernetes and Google Container Engine
Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.–4:20 p.m.

Jeremy Solarz
Customer Engineer
Google Cloud

Ovinto –
A Start-Up Story
Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.–4:50 p.m.

Frederick Ronse
Founder & CEO, Ovinto

The Makers of Marvels: How Developers Are Rebuilding the Enterprise
Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.–9:50 a.m.

Abby Kearns,
Executive Director,
Cloud Foundry Foundation

Cloud Foundry FoundationNethaji Tummuru

Development Expert


Nethaji Tummuru

Development Expert


Nethaji Tummuru

Development Expert


Nethaji Tummuru

Development Expert


Visual Energy Analytics for Smarter Cities Digitalize Energy Management
Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m.

Christina Wuerthner,
Chief Financial and Strategy Officer
enersis suisse AG

Integrate Data and
Field-Services Instantly
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

Philipp Weirauch
Founder and Managing Partner

Augmented Reality in Business
Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

Mark Malone
Developer Evangelist, Apple

Purpose-Driven Innovation and 17 UN Global Goals
Wednesday, 11:30 p.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ann Rosenberg,

VP & Head of Global
SAP University Alliances

SAP HANA with Third-Party Applications: Insights, Benefits, and Challenges
Wednesday, Noon–12:20 p.m.

Stefan Widmann
Software Engineer, Capgemini

The SAP Vision for Learning in 2030 and How It Will Impact Your Life
Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Stefan Haenisch
Senior Vice President, Knowledge Transfer & Education, SAP

Innovation Trends in Industrial Companies
Wednesday, 2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.

Oriol Pascual Moya-Angeler
Director, IQS Factory

How We Collaborate
at GitHub
Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.–3:20 p.m.

Marko Berkovic
Director DACH,
Russia, East Europe

Big Data Architectures and Analytics for Cybersecurity
Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.–3:50 p.m.

Pejman Najafi, PhD Student
Hasso Plattner Institute

Innovation Using Google TensorFlow and Machine Learning Solutions at Scale
Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.–4:20 p.m.

Babu Prasad Elumalai
Technical Lead, Big Data
Google Inc.

Making Infrastructure Projects More Transparent to the Public with Sablono
Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.–4:50 p.m.

Mario Samson
Customer Success Manager

Leveraging Modern Hardware for Next-Gen
In-Memory Data Management
Thursday, 10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m.

Markus Dreseler, Phd Student,
Hasso Plattner Institute

Building Your Developer Career: What’s New and Trending for Developers*
Thursday, 10:45 a.m.–11:05 a.m.
Show Floor Theater, Hall 8.1

Thomas Grassl

VP, Developer Relations, SAP

Demystifying Natural Language Processing
Thursday, 11:00 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

Brian Dennett
Co Founder,

Science Fiction or Fact?
Thursday, 11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Ben Christensen
Director, SAP Global Marketing

Through the Looking Glass: Containers for
Everyone Else
Thursday, Noon–12:20 p.m.

Fintan Ryan
Industry Analyst, Redmonk

Combining Social Business and Technologies for Global Goals
Thursday, 12:30 p.m.–12:50 p.m.

Basile Michardière
Head of Community, MakeSense

#sheinnovates Panel*
Thursday, 2:30 p.m.–2:50 p.m.
Show Floor Theater, Hall 8.1

Ann Rosenberg,
VP & Head of Global
SAP University Alliances