Monday Speaker: Hasso Plattner

Next-Generation Data Management for Cloud-Based Business Applications

Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Hasso Plattner

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Member of the following Supervisory Board Committees: General and Compensation Committee (Chairman), Technology and Strategy Committee (Chairman), Nomination Committee (Chairman)

Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Hasso Plattner is one of the founders of SAP and has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board since May 2003. In this role and as Chief Software Advisor he concentrates on defining the medium and long-term technology strategy of SAP. He also heads the Technology Committee of the SAP Supervisory Board. In 1972 Hasso Plattner and four colleagues left IBM in order to found SAP (Systems, Applications, Products). When SAP went public in 1988 Hasso was appointed Vice Chairman of the Executive Board. From 1997 to May 2003 he was Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of SAP. In May 2003 he was elected to the SAP Supervisory Board and took over the chairmanship from co-founder Dietmar Hopp. Hasso received his Master‘s Degree in Communications Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe. In 1990 the University of Saarbruecken awarded him an honorary doctorate and in 1994 he was granted an honorary full professorship. In 1998 he founded the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) for IT Systems Engineering at the University of Potsdam with the largest single private contribution to a university ever made in Germany. He is a professor at the HPI for enterprise software systems.

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Tuesday Speakers:

Inclusive leadership in a digital world: A conversation with Ursula Morgenstern and Dr. Christine Haupt

Ursula Morgenstern

CEO Atos in Germany

Ursula Morgenstern joined Atos in 2002 through the acquisition of KPMG Consulting. From 2007 to 2009, she was Senior Vice-President responsible for Systems Integration, and then she was Senior Vice-President responsible for Private Sector Markets. Prior to that, she held a variety of roles in Systems Integration including management roles for sectors and various practices. Before taking on the role as CEO of UK&I in 2012, she was COO for UK&I in 2011. From July 2015 to February 2018 she was managing the Global Business & Platform Solutions division. Since February 2018 she is CEO of GBU Germany.

Dr. Christine Haupt

Head of Microsoft Enterprise Services in Germany

Dr. Christine Haupt is responsible for the service business of Microsoft Germany. This includes both the consulting and the premier support business. In this function, she is a member of the executive board and reports to Sabine Bendiek, CEO of Microsoft Germany. In addition, Haupt is sponsor of Diversity & Inclusion at Microsoft Germany. Christine Haupt studied physics in Würzburg and completed her Ph.D. in San Francisco. In 1997, she started her career as a trainee at Computacenter. Later she filled several positions in sales and services. Lastly, Christine Haupt was a member of the executive board of Computacenter and responsible for professional services including solution business and consulting services.

Wednesday Speaker: Bastian Nominacher

Enterprise Performance Acceleration – The Connecting Layer across Information Systems

Bastian Nominacher

Co-CEO and Co-founder Celonis

Bastian Nominacher is the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Celonis, the leader in turning process insights into action for business transformation. He is responsible for the global go-to-market, partnerships, finance and operations.

As one of the entrepreneurial founders, Bastian was pleased to accept the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award on behalf of Celonis in Germany in 2016.

Before founding Celonis in 2011, Bastian worked for leading consulting companies like Ernst & Young, Accenture and IBM. He graduated in Information Systems Management & Financial Mathematics from Technical University of Munich, and is the author of several academic papers in IT Carve-outs and Post-Merger-Integration.