Deepak Krishnamurthy

Executive Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer, SAP, responsible for shaping SAP’s global strategy and identifying the short- and long-term growth drivers for SAP; also co-leads SAP’s open innovation initiative, including overseeing the early stage venture investment SAP.iO Fund and the associated SAP.iO Foundry start-up engagement initiatives in San Francisco, New York City, Paris, Berlin and Tel Aviv. Has built SAP’s cloud strategy from its shift to the cloud business model to driving several large cloud M&A transactions. David Rockefeller Fellow, Partnership for New York City focused on public-private partnerships to promote economic growth and innovation in New York City. As SAP’s Strategy Officer to the World Economic Forum, leads SAP’s engagement with the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco and serves on the Board of Digital Europe, focused on fostering start-up innovation and job creation in Europe. Formerly: Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company, advising clients in the high-tech and healthcare industries; held leadership positions at Cognizant Technology Solutions including leading business development in North America for the Business Analytics practice and driving strategic engagements with clients with the Business Consulting practice. MBA, Indian Institute of Management.