Thomas Saueressig is a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. He leads the SAP Product Engineering area and has global responsibility for all business software applications. This includes all functional areas from product strategy and management to product development and innovation as well as product delivery and support. He is also in charge of all development cross-functions at SAP, comprising the overall quality of SAP software products, its user experience, and the underlying global cloud infrastructure. These responsibilities ensure a consistent level of scalability, reliability, performance, security, and data protection across all solutions for SAP’s customers. Thomas has a degree in business information technology from the University of Cooperative Education in Mannheim (Germany) and a joint executive MBA from ESSEC (France) and Mannheim Business School (Germany).
Tobias Stein is a development senior executive and leads the SAP S/4HANA architecture area. Tobias is a software architecture expert and has more than 22 years of experience with SAP’s ERP (SAP Business Suite and SAP S/4HANA) application and solution architectures. As a member of SAP’s global leadership team, he is heading the central architecture unit in the SAP S/4HANA development organization. He is a TOGAF-certified Enterprise Architect.
Jochen Boeder is vice president of the SAP S/4HANA architecture area. He has more than 15 years of experience in the architecture of SAP business applications. At SAP, he leads a team of senior architects in the SAP S/4HANA engineering organization. He has co-authored several IT books, most prominently, The Architecture of SAP ERP.
Dr. Wolfram Kleis is a software architect in the SAP S/4HANA architecture area. He joined SAP more than 20 years ago and held several positions as developer and architect. Most recently he engineered cloud applications for Internet of Things before joining the central SAP S/4HANA architecture unit. He has a strong passion for describing software architecture and is the author of the SAP HANA chapter in the book The Architecture of SAP ERP.