SAP BTP Executive Summit East
Time Details

8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Breakfast / Registration

9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

SAP Welcome and Opening Keynote


  • Carmen Krueger, Chief Operating Officer for North America, SAP

10:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Keynote Session: Future-Proof Thought Leader Jonathan Brill
Don’t just watch your future happen — architect it. Take a thrilling journey to the frontlines of tomorrow, where technology, geopolitics, and society collide to create what’s next. If you know how to turn disruption to your advantage, it’s your biggest opportunity. There’s no better guide to the changes we face — or coach on how to take advantage of them — than Jonathan Brill, HP Global Futurist, bestselling author, and celebrated inventor. His repeated ability to spot disruption and flip it into opportunity is why Forbes recently ranked him as the #1 Futurist in the world. Your assumptions will be challenged by hard data. You’ll be inspired by extraordinary people who are changing the world. Your imagination will be ignited.

10:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m.


Customer Sessions Across Two Tracks Track 1: Unleash the Power of Data and Analytics to Make Decisions without Doubt
These sessions will showcase how to get the most value from data, deliver trusted insights by harnessing data with business context intact, and extend planning and analysis across your enterprise for closed-loop decision-making.

Track 2: Unlock App Dev, Automation, and Integration to Drive Innovation and Agility
These sessions illustrate how building a future-proofed business takes empowered developers, automated processes running seamlessly end to end, and integrated system landscapes, all while embedding intelligence every step of the way.

11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Customer Breakout Session 1:

  • Track 1: Distribute Mission-Critical Data with a Business Data Fabric
    Simplify your data landscape and deliver semantically rich data across your organization with a business data fabric. Discover how a business data fabric equips organizations like Messer to deliver meaningful data to data consumers with business context and logic intact.

    • David Johnston, CIO, Messer


  • Track 2: The Journey to Implementing SAP BTP the Right Way
    Learn about the future-proof approach Pfizer is taking towards SAP BTP, making sure it will act as the end-to-end extension and integration platform. Also, hear details about Pfizer’s organizational strategy as well as the special role the BTP Council plays in their SAP BTP journey.

    • Drew Nurenberg, Director, ERP Architecture and Technology, Pfizer
    • Peter McCormick, Director, ERP Solutions, Pfizer

11:45 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.

Customer Breakout Session 2:
  • Track 1: Langan Streamlines Operations Utilizing a Suite of SAP BTP Services
    Hear Langan’s CIO describe how the SAP Business Technology Platform enabled differentiating business processes along with data capture and analytics in advance of their SAP S/4HANA deployment. By keeping their core clean while enabling key capabilities, Langan is advancing their analytics strategy with real-time, contextual insight to de-risk projects and boost outcomes.

    • Sam Ishak, CIO, Langan


  • Track 2: Accelerate Time to Business Impact with Enterprise Automation
    Viatris will share how they leverage sales order automation in plant maintenance and calibration to outperform the competition. See how enterprise automation capabilities can fully automate your business processes at the task and system level, leveraging continuous process monitoring and AI to fix bottlenecks proactively and accelerate time-to-business impact.

    • Srikanth Kinjaram, Director, ERP Transformation, Governance and Compliance, Viatris

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Book Signing with Jonathan Brill

1:30 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

Customer Breakout Session 3:

  • Track 1: Harnessing Data Insights to Support a People Strategy with Speed and Flexibility 
    The real power of data is unleashed when you measure progress in your business. Hear how Coty, one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of 50+ brands, is bringing together data on payroll, experiences, and more into a single place to identify trends with actionable purposes for their board. With upwards of 40% of their product line changing annually, nimble analytics are critical to supporting Coty’s people strategy with the speed and flexibility required to stay ahead of the curve.

    • Philippe Manzanares, SVP, HR Transformation and Digital Operations, Coty


  • Track 2: Reduce Technical Debt while Becoming More Adaptable and Ready for the Future
    Learn how CommScope leveraged the SAP Business Technology Platform to reduce technical debt and keep core SAP applications clean. Yan Guan and Shailesh Kulkarni will outline how CommScope made great strides in integrating SAP and non-SAP data sources, migrating legacy business processes, and improving business functions while complying with important regulations.

    • Yan Guan, Senior Manager, SAP Architect & Solutions, CommScope
    • Shailesh Kulkarni, Director, IT SCM Global Logistics, CommScope

2:15 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Customer Breakout Session 4:

  • Track 1: Transform Planning to Increase Efficiency and Foster Trust
    Hear from PVH Corp., who owns brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, and more, on how they have garnered the internal support to proceed with a project to raise planning efficiency and consistency from a simplified global data architecture. See how PVH Corp. intends to improve planning across their enterprise by bringing together analytics and planning to support closed-loop decisions.

    • Tim Knight, Senior Vice President, Finance, PVH Corporation


  • Track 2: Infuse Business Processes with Intelligent Technologies for Transformation
    Come hear Florida Crystals Corporation, a fully integrated sugarcane and agricultural company based in South Florida, share details of how they infused business processes with intelligent technologies to generate business value. Hear how they leveraged the SAP Business Technology Platform to accelerate change and innovation.

    • Corey M. Swenson, Vice President, IT Transformation, Data and Analytics, Florida Crystals
    • Sukarna Chirumamilla, Enterprise Architect- Integration & APP Dev, Florida Crystals

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.


3:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Keynote Session: NHL Teams Up to Support Innovation on and off the Ice
Hockey is a fast-moving sport that generates a lot of data – both on and off the ice. Collecting, analyzing, and acting on that data helps the NHL better serve its teams, engage with fans, and advance its business and sustainability goals. Hear how the NHL uses the SAP Business Technology Platform to create NHL Venue Metrics, an end-to-end, cloud-based platform designed to revolutionize how the League collects, analyzes, and reports on operations data across its clubs and arenas. The insights gained enable the NHL to define and embed sustainability best practices into its business operations and reduce its ecological impact wherever possible.

  • Eric Schneider, SVP Software Engineer, NHL
  • Brad Larsen, Former Head Coach, Columbus Blue Jackets

4:15 p.m.–4:45 p.m.

Fireside Chat on Critical Platform Capabilities to Future-Proof and Closing Remarks

  • Jim Cusick, Regional Vice President, SAP
  • Patrick Dineen, CIO, Nielsen Media

4:45 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

On the day following the BTP Summit East, SAP will be hosting pre-scheduled 1:1 sessions for customers at the SAP Newtown Square Office located at 3999 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073. SAP BTP roundtables will be running in parallel to the 1:1 sessions according to the schedule below.

Please note that the capacity for the roundtables is limited and only open to those who pre-registered. If you are an SAP customer who did not pre-register for either a 1:1 session or roundtable and would still like to do so, please contact for availability


Topic/Location (All Rooms Located on the Third Floor)

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Clean Core / Data Mgmt. For SAP S/4HANA (Independence Hall)

9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Extended Planning and Analysis (Demo Room C)

9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Integration (Demo Room D)

10:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.

Industry 4.0 Experience Tour (Experience Center)

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Application Development / Automation (Independence Hall)

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Data and Analytics (Demo Room C)

10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Generative AI / Machine Learning (Demo Room D)

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch (Solutions Room)

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