The authors of »SAP Analytics Cloud: Financial Planning and Analysis«
Satwik Das is an associate partner at TruQua, an IBM company. He has more than 15 years of experience leading and managing large-scale SAP analytics, financial planning, and finance transformation projects. He has extensive experience in SAP Business Warehouse, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, and various reporting tools, and he has worked with clients to implement SAP Analytics Cloud as the platform for their financial planning and analytics (FP&A) processes. He has also managed blueprinting involving SAP S/4HANA and Central Finance. Satwik enjoys architecting and designing solutions to manage clients’ complex reporting and planning needs.
Marius Berner is a principal business analytics consultant at TruQua, an IBM company, with more than seven years of experience designing, implementing, and delivering solutions for planning, budgeting, forecasting, analytics, performance management, and financial consolidations. Marius’s project experience includes end-to-end implementations, business and finance transformations, and process automation and optimization; his strong blend of functional and technical knowledge allows him to fill roles in project management, business process and solution design, and technical configuration and development. Marius is a specialist in a variety of SAP technologies that support the FP&A process, including SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, SAP Profitability and Performance Management, and SAP Analytics Cloud. He is also the author of multiple blogs, webinars, and an E-Bite providing tips and expertise about these solutions.
Suvir Shahani is a cloud planning and consolidation specialist with more than 22 years of experience working with clients across various industry verticals, including financial services, CPG, manufacturing, energy, pharmaceutical, distribution, and consumer electronics. Suvir has led and managed multiple business transformation initiatives as a finance lead to design and architect solutions to improve operational efficiencies in the areas of planning, consolidations, accounting, and controlling. Suvir has led many client engagements from sales to delivery, and has hands-on experience with and deep knowledge of finance processes. He has been an early advisor and evaluator of SAP Analytics Cloud for his clients and has worked closely with SAP’s product development team in shaping the product roadmap. Suvir often presents at SAP conferences and webinars in the areas of finance and performance management.
Ankit Harish is a senior managing consultant at TruQua, an IBM company, and has more than 15 years of experience in finance analytics. He has a key focus on the media and entertainment industry leveraging SAP and non-SAP technologies. Ankit has led large-scale finance transformation programs and defined reporting and planning roadmaps for clients. He has experience managing cross-functional business stakeholders, global deployment teams, workshops, blueprint design sessions, and integration teams in the areas of SAP Analytics Cloud, SAP BW/4HANA, SAP S/4HANA Finance, and standard and embedded SAP Business Planning and Consolidation. Ankit also has deep analytics expertise, including financial performance analytics, inventory optimization analytics, warehouse analytics, marketing analytics, and analytics-driven enterprise processes. Ankit is an SAP-certified solution consultant.