The authors of »SAP Landscape Transformation Replication Server«

Prathyusha Garimella

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Prathyusha Garimella is a senior consultant at SAP America Inc. With over a decade of IT experience spanning the globe, Prathyusha has successfully deployed various SAP solutions for large corporations, mostly featuring in the Fortune 100 companies worldwide, enabling financial and business transformation capabilities. She is an expert in the ETL and data management concepts, with extensive experience in implementations in SAP as well as non-SAP solutions. Her expertise in architecture, design, and configuration has provided invaluable guidance to these organizations, resulting in increased efficiency and improved business outcomes.

Prathyusha has played a crucial role in aiding cloud modernization projects by successfully migrating on-premise systems to various cloud/hyperscalar environments. Her expertise in system landscape architectural designs and her ability to navigate complex technical landscapes have ensured smooth transitions and successful project outcomes. Her expertise in troubleshooting and debugging has consistently unlocked substantial value, resulting in significant performance improvements and resource savings for her clients.

Prathyusha's most notable achievement lies in her role as a coinventor of a groundbreaking, novel approach to reduce system downtime during migrations and cutover activities. Her ingenuity has led to a significant reduction in downtime, thereby saving valuable time and resources for her clients. 

Prathyusha has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in implementing, configuring, and customizing various SAP enterprise information management (EIM) solutions. Her proficiency in data pipelines, data integration, data governance, and data orchestration, including the ability to integrate heterogeneous data sources, structured and unstructured, and transform them into meaningful insights, has proven instrumental in driving data-driven decision-making and thereby improving business outcomes.

Shashidhar Garimella

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Shashidhar Garimella is a principal architect at SAP America Inc., known for his exceptional skills and expertise in the field of enterprise software solutions. With a career spanning over a decade, Shashidhar has made significant contributions to the areas of SAP analytics, EIM, data management, financial planning, and corporate closing portfolios, which have empowered numerous corporations to optimize their operations and drive business success.

Since joining SAP in 2010, Shashidhar has held diverse roles that have spanned three different continents. He began his journey at SAP as an engineer on the product side, contributing heavily to the progress and enhancement of SAP's innovative solutions. Later, he transitioned to the consulting side, leveraging his deep expertise of the products to provide expert guidance and support to clients. His expertise has assisted numerous Fortune 100 corporations in optimizing their business IT and SAP solutions.

Shashidhar's industry experience includes consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, defense, high tech, oil and gas, beauty and healthcare, energy, and more. His contributions have impacted organizations' business outputs on a wide scale, ranging from accurate financial reporting to government authorities and Wall Street, to helping pharmaceutical companies develop more effective drugs.

Beyond his everyday responsibilities, Shashidhar has actively contributed to the industry's knowledge-sharing and awareness initiatives. He has served as a prominent speaker at global conferences and workshops, where he has shared his insights and expertise with a wide audience. In addition, Shashidhar has led multiple workshops, spreading awareness about IT solutions and empowering organizations to optimize their processes.

Currently based at SAP’s North American Center of Expertise, Shashidhar works with premium engagement clients in an advisory capacity. His services, knowledge, and recommendations have helped organizations unlock significant value, enormous time savings, and massive cost efficiencies. Shashidhar's dedication to his craft and his ability to deliver exceptional results have garnered him a reputation as a trusted advisor and a go-to expert in the industry.
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