The authors of »Customizing SAP S/4HANA with SAP Cloud Platform«
Paresh Mishra is the vice president of the SAP Cloud Platform customer success team for the Asia Pacific and Greater China (APAC) regions. He is responsible for driving customer adoption and supporting customer success during all phases of SAP Cloud Platform implementation (adoption, extension, and optimization). His team helps customers to leverage SAP Cloud Platform for digital transformation by building new applications and extending standard applications to better meet business needs.
Previously, Paresh was head of the Cloud Innovation Center for the Asia Pacific region and was responsible for driving the adoption and implementation of SAP cloud transformation services. He provided architectural guidance to customers and partners, helped them adopt the right SAP cloud solutions, and provided them with a portfolio of planning, implementation, and optimization services. He was a significant contributor to the regional SAP cloud practice and helped launch programs like the SAP Cloud SWAT team.
Paresh is a frequent speaker on a variety of cloud topics at events such as SAP All Cloud Connect, SAPPHIRE, and SAP TechEd. He is based out of Melbourne, Australia.
Vipin Varappurath is the director of product success for SAP Cloud Platform in the SAP P&T Customer Success organization, helping to drive product success for SAP customers on SAP Cloud Platform, focused on strategic engagements. In his previous role, he was the head of the Digital Customer Success Team for EMEA and MEE and responsible for driving customer adoption for large customer segments in different phases of project implementation. In this role, Vipin helped companies derive value from their investments in SAP Cloud Platform during their transformation journey. Vipin also worked with large SAP ecosystems to help scale SAP Cloud Platform to a larger SAP customer base.
In an earlier role, Vipin lead the Customer Success and Engagement team in North America, helping large companies in North America succeed in their digital transformations using SAP Cloud Platform. In this role, Vipin has extensively worked with and helped companies derive value from SAP Cloud Platform for both their SAP and non-SAP applications and drive value transformation discussions. His team helped companies derive maximum value from SAP Cloud Platform for their digital transformation journeys, build new agile applications, and personalize/extend applications for their needs.
Prior to that, Vipin was with the SAP Consulting team and worked on multiple customer projects, helping and advising them as they architected, developed, and implemented cloud-native architecture and resilient application development, integrations, and extensions. He helped companies understand and evaluate the overall landscape and business priorities, thus helping develop cloud transformation plans for the short, medium, and long term. He has also been part of the development organization in SAP, in architect and developer roles for SAP Cloud applications. Vipin is based in Germany.