SAP TechEd Live 2013 Interview Replay Catalog
SAP TechEd Live is an interview program that takes place live on the show floor during the conferences in Las Vegas, Amsterdam, and Bangalore. We produced over 100 interviews with SAP executives, SAP Mentors, bloggers and analysts, customers, SAP partners, and other SAP experts discussing SAP innovations, developments, and product news with the global ecosystem.
Explore the catalog for rich content produced on a variety of topics, and share the relevant interview segments with your communities. All SAP TechEd interview replays, as well as keynotes and lecture content, are available on the virtual platform.
Interviews by Topic/Type
Innovation, Technology Leadership, and the Internet of Things -- (SAP Mentor and Global VP, Big Data, SAP) interviews (President, SAP Platform Solutions).
Interview with Dr. Vishal Sikka, Member of the Executive Board, SAP AG (Las Vegas) -- @Jon Reed (Independent Blogger/Analyst, Diginomica.com) hosts Former Member.
Interview with Xiaoqun Clever, President of SAP Labs China -- Former Member (VP and COO, SCN) interviews .
The Redefined Role of the CIO – Accelerating Innovation for the Customer -- @Owen Pettiford (SAP Mentor, Co-CEO and Consulting Director at CompriseIT) speaks one-on-one with @Bjoern Goerke (EVP, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, and Chief Information Officer SAP AG) about his dual role at SAP.
RDS as the New Implementation Paradigm in the Cloud and Everywhere -- Former Member discusses RDS with @Bernd Welz (EVP, Solution and Knowledge Packaging, SAP).
Interview with Dr. Vishal Sikka, Member of the Executive Board, SAP AG (Bangalore) -- Former Member visited the studio again in Bangalore and talked to (SAP Mentor and Global VP, Big Data, SAP) to talk about SAP Ganges and other topics covered during the keynote.
Interview with Bernd Leukert, Head of Application Innovation and Member of the Global Managing Board of SAP AG -- Dilipkumar Khandelwal talks about the future of applications with Bernd Leukert.
Interview with Maggie Fox and Ingrid VanDenHoogen -- Former Member (VP and COO, SCN) interviews , Senior Vice President Digital Marketing at SAP and , Senior Vice President, SAP Technology Marketing.
Interview with Ferose V R, Head of the Globalization Services Organization -- V R Ferose talks to Venkatesh D K about the growth of SAP TechEd in India and his new role he assumed last year.
SAP HANA and SAP Business Suite
SAP Business Suite Powered by SAP HANA and SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud: Combined Value for Customers - (VP, SAP Database and Technology) talk big picture with @Bjoern Goerke and Eric Johnson (SVP and General Manager, SAP Database and Technology).
SAP Runs SAP Business Suite on HANA and the Role of IT - (VP, Product Strategy, SAP Labs) examines the world’s largest implementation of Suite on HANA with SAP Americas CIO @Michael Golz.
Developing SAP HANA Technical Skills -- (SAP Mentor and Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP) leads a discussion with HANA Distinguished Engineers @Thorsten Franz (SAP Mentor, SAP HANA Distinguished Engineer, Founder at operatics) and Former Member (Senior Principal Architect, Global BI Strategy/Architecture Group, Medtronic).
SAP River Vision and Strategy: Introducing the SAP River Definition Language -- @Ken Tsai talks to about SAP River: the next generation, real time development experience for building native SAP HANA applications.
SAP River Language and Architecture: Introduction to SAP HANA Native Application Development -- SAP Mentor Former Member hosts a deep dive into SAP River led by David Lotan and Lior Schejter
SAP HANA Infrastructure in the Cloud, Provided by SAP and AWS -- Former Member (VP Business Development, Office of the CTO, SAP) speaks with (VP, In-Memory Cloud Computing, SAP).
How is SAP doing in the cloud? An interview with SAP Cloud Strategist Sven Denecken -- @Richard Hirsch (SAP Mentor, Atos) takes on @Sven Denecken (VP, Cloud Solutions Strategy, SAP) in a two-part discussion on cloud. Part I has a focus on UX, mobile, end-user, and hybrid.
Have No Fear, Cloud is Here -- (SAP Mentor and Independent SAP HCM Consultant) continues the discussion with @Sven Denecken and @Frank Koehntopp (SAP Mentor and SAP Security Expert) focusing on more on hybrid, integration, and security.
- (Global VP, Product Management, SAP Mobile Platform)
- @Paul Aschmann (SAP Mentor, Lithium Labs)
- (Mobile Architect, Varian)
How to Get the Best Return on Your Mobile Investments with SAP Mobile Platform 3.0 -- (Senior Mobile Marketing Manager, SAP) interviews (Global VP, Mobile Strategy at SAP) and Former Member (Principal, Accenture Mobility).
- (Global VP, SAP Mobile Secure )
- (Mobile Product Expert, SAP)
- (SVP of Mobile Strategy and Solution Management, SAP)
Unlocking the Potential of SAP Mobile Services -- Former Member discusses what SAP Mobiler services is looking to achieve for customers with , Head of Syclo Services, SAP, and @Shantanu Garg, Head of Mobile Services, SAP Global Delivery.
What’s Happening in the Analytics World – (Senior Director, Customer Engagement, SAP) focuses on SAP Lumira on a discussion with Stephane Le Cam (SVP, Business Intelligence Development, SAP).
Agile Analytics -- @Timo Elliott (Innovation Evangelist, SAP) probes into analytics with @Ronald Konijnenburg (SAP Mentor and Principal BI Consultant, CGI) and @Andy Steer (UK Group CTO for itelligence).
Creating User Experiences that Drive Innovation for Businesses and Consumers -- @Simon Kemp (SAP Mentor and National Solution Lead, PLAUT IT Australia) interviews (Global Head of Design and User Experience, SAP).
SAP Screen Personas -- interviews (SVP, Head of SAP Imagineering).
From Wearable Devices to Consumer Engagement Apps Built on the SAP HANA Platform -- Former Member (VP, Technology and Innovation Marketing, SAP) interviews @John Astill (SAP Mentor and Development Architect, SAP Global IT Mobile CoE) and @Greg Myers (SAP Mentor and Principal Technical Architect, EV Technologies).
SAP Screen Personas and the Overall UX GTM Strategy in D&T -- Chandramohan Sankaran learns about SAP Screen Personas and where UX is going in the near future with Former Member (Director, Platform Solutions Group, SAP) and Itay Sagiv (Product Manager, BIT Portals, SAP)
SAP NetWeaver Etc.
Develop Like Never Before with ABAP in Eclipse – @Gregor Wolf gets to the nuts and bolts with @Thomas Fiedler (Product Owner, ABAP in Eclipse, SAP) and @Christiaan Edward Swanepoel (Product Owner, ABAP for SAP HANA Tools in Eclipse, SAP).
Latest Innovations with SAP Solution Manager 7.1 ITSM and Change Control Management -- @Raquel Cunha follows up on Solution Manager in a deeper dive with (Senior Product Manager, SAP) and @David Birkenbach (Senior Solution Manager ITSM, SAP).
From Business Rules to Decision Management - SAP'S BRM Strategy -- @Tobias Trapp (SAP Mentor and Software Architect) discusses BRM with @Carsten Ziegler (Chief Product Owner, Development Architect, SAP).
SAP NetWeaver Gateway Implementation at American Airlines -- @Mustafa Saglam (Director of Product Management, SAP NetWeaver Gateway) keys in on the role of Gateway in an implementation at AA with guest Nick Mikhailov (Manager, Maintenance and Engineering IT, American Airlines) .
The Experience of Young Developers: Connecting a Lego NXT Robot with SAP HANA -- @Ian Kimbell (Demo Jam Master of Ceremonies) talks to students about their unexpected journey to SAP TechEd.
Developer APIs: What's New? -- Former Member (SAP Mentor and Managing Partner for EV Technologies APJ) asks about APIs with (VP, Developer Engagement, SAP) and Rob Conti (Director Presales, Layer 7/CA Technologies).
Bringing Hands-on Development to the World with SAP CodeJam -- @Jon Reed and Former Member (Technology Evangelist at SAP) talk spread the word on SAP CodeJam.
Back to the Future of ABAP Development -- @Graham Robinson (SAP Mentor and SAP NetWeaver Consultant) leads a hearty discussion with @Thomas Jung (SAP Mentor and Director, SAP HANA Product Management) and @Jelena Perfiljeva (SAP Mentor and Technical Analyst, Elster Solutions).
Dev-*: Developer Center, Developer Licenses, and More -- @Gregor Wolf and (VP, Developer Strategy, SAP) discuss all things developer in this session.
SAP Ganges - An Example of Innovation at SAP Labs -- , VP, Global business Incubation, SAP
, Product Owner - SAP Ganges, talk to Former Member about SAP Ganges and other development from SAP Labs India.
TracOHealth: Towards a Healthy Nation -- talk to Puneet Gupta and Former Member about another exciting innovation from SAP Labs India.
Producer Payment: Financial Inclusion for Milk Farmers -- talk to Puneet Gupta and Former Member about an exciting innovation from SAP Labs India to empower independent dairy farmers in India.
Taking your Portal Mobile with SAP NetWeaver Portal and SAP Fiori -- @Chandramohan Sankaran talks to SAP Mentor and solution manager @Yariv Zur provides an overview taking SAP NetWeaver Portal mobile.
Services and Education
How to Design and Develop Consumer-grade Enterprise Mobile Solutions - @Ana Ammann, Senior Director, Global Marketing, Data and Technology Services/Big Data, SAP hosts @Oliver Betz (Global Head Custom Mobile and UX Business, SAP).
Big Data: How to Get Started - Deployment Options -- @Ulrich Scholl (Global VP, Services Portfolio Marketing, SAP) interviews @Markus Tempel (Big Data Lead, Business Analytics Services, SAP) and (VP, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud Product Management, SAP).
From Mobile to MOOCs: The Flexible Learning Revolution -- @Mark Finnern (SAP Mentor and Chief Community Evangelist, SAP) and (Global Head of SAP Education) have in-depth discussion on education and new ways of learning.
Accelerating SAP Innovation with SAP Services -- Sunder Madakshira (VP of Marketing and Communications, SAP India) finds out from Sanjay Hiranandani (Head of Services, SAP Indian Subcontinent) how customers are innovating and engaging with SAP Services.
The Flexible Learning Revolution -- SAP Mentor and Grand State Valley University @Simha R. Magal speaks with (COO, Education APJ, SAP) about new offerings from SAP education, such as the SAP Learning Hub.
SAP TechEd Program
Las Vegas Recaps
- @Doug Munford (Technical Solution Architect, Independent Consultant)
- Adela Calin (MSc student in IT and Business Process Management, University of Liechtenstein)
- (SAP NetWeaver Consultant and Principal Portal Expert, ITP Consulting)
Experiences of SAP TechEd -- @Maria Squicciarini (Senior Director, SAP Global Marketing and Global Program Lead for SAP TechEd at SAP) chats with TechEd veteran Sue Keohan (Senior Workflow Specialist, MIT Lincoln Laboratories) and TechEd newbie Patrick Mennig (student at University of Wuerzburg).
- @Christian Braukmueller (Freelance Technical Consultant)
- Former Member (Senior Technology Analyst, General Reinsurance AG)
- Tommy Aarts (student at Hogeschool van Amsterdam)
Demo Jammers -- hosts contestants of the Demo Jam in Amsterdam:
- (Principal Architect, Red Solutions)
- @Andreas Profitlich (SAP Consultant, BARMER GEK)
- @Will Powell (Head of Innovation, Keytree Ltd.)
Navigating and Networking at SAP TechEd -- @Maria Squicciarini discusses the mobile app and networking opportunities with Former Member (Content Planning, Processes, and Systems; SAP Events) and @Roland Kramer (BW/In-Memory Product Management, SAP).
SAP TechEd IT: Behind the Servers - Former Member takes a look at event setup up (IT Manager, SAP Events) and (IT Architect Expert, SAP).
Program Wrap: Perspectives from Two Developers -- Former Member wraps up the event with two local developer-Mentor attendees (Principal SAP NetWeaver Consultant, Ciber) and @Twan van den Broek (Principal Technology Officer, Ciber).
- , SAP TechEd Marketing and Communications Lead
- Former Member, Conference Manager, SAP TechEd Bangalore
- , VP, HANA Platform-Engg Cross Functions & Content Lead for SAP TechEd Bangalore
SAP Community Network
The Impact of Gamification on SCN and its Reputation Program -- (SAP Mentor and Senior SAP Security Analyst Chevron Phillips Chemical Company) moderates a panel with:
- @Laure Cetin (Community Reputation Manager, SAP)
- @Audrey Stevenson (SCN Gamification Consultant, SAP)
- @Simon Kemp (SAP Mentor, National Solution Lead, PLAUT IT AUSTRALIA)
SAP Inside Track: How Offline Gatherings Build a Stronger Online Community -- SAP “Community Stone Soup Maker” Jason Cao holds a panel with community members who’ve planned SAP Inside Track Events:
- (SAP Mentor and Project Manager, Zoedale Plc)
- @Abdulbasit Gulsen (SAP Mentor and Consultant, Detaysoft)
- @Renald Wittwer (SAP Mentor and Freelance Consultant)
- @Gregor Wolf
A Year of Blog It Forward and its Impact on SAP Community Network -- SCN's @Jeanne Carboni and BIF founder @xMoshe Naveh (Old Acct) are joined by BIFers @jitendra kansal and @Kumud Singh.
SCN is 10: A Look Back Over the Years | SAP TechEd Online -- Has it been ten years already? A look back with some SCN (SDN) veterans who have been there since the beginning: @Craig Cmehil, @Mark Finnern, @Somnath Manna and @Thomas Jung
Marketing in a Digital World: Trends and Opportunities for Business -- Former Member welcomes (SVP Digital Marketing, SAP) in a discussion on business and her new role as head of the Integrated Digital team at SAP.
Industry Change: Transformation or Trend? -- (SVP, Database and Technology Innovation, SAP) hosts Holger Mueller (VP and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research).
Creating a Successful Culture Creates a Successful Company -- Former Member (Head of Social Business Strategy, SAP) interviews Dr. Alea Fairchild (Research Fellow, The Constantia Institute).
ASUG Board Member Chat: Tech Trends and Business Benefits -- @Thomas Wailgum (VP of Interactive Media, ASUG) leads a discussion with:
- Anthony Bosco (SVP and CIO, Day & Zimmermann Inc.)
- Keith Sturgill (VP and CIO, Eastman Chemical Company)
- Sherryanne Meyer (Manager of IT HR Solutions and Delivery, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.)
Technology Innovation in India Panel: a Look to the Future -- A lively discussion on the future of technology development in India with @Kumud Singh and @Abesh Bhattacharjee, ,
Corporate Social Responsibility: Impact on our Community -- Sunder Madakshira (VP of Marketing and Communications, SAP India) discusses SAP India CSR initiatives with Gunjan Patel (CSR Head, SAP India and Labs) and @Aneesh Kumar R (CSR Champion SAP Labs 2013).
Uma Rani: A Woman Worth Watching -- Former Member talk to Uma Rani (Co-lead of IMS Applications Global, SAP) about her recent award and several years of distinguished service at SAP.
Ecosystem and Channels, Partner Sessions
SAP Proven Solutions with Cloud Flexibility and Economics from Trusted Partners -- Steve Erdman (SVP and General Manager, OEM, Managed Cloud as a Service, and Embedded Platforms, SAP) interviews Emilio Marino (SVP OEM and Managed Cloud as a Service, SAP Americas) and Tom Schwab (Global Head of Business Development, HCL Technologies).
Embedded Solutions and OEM Platforms Opening New Doors: How OEM Partners are Leveraging SAP Technology -- Artie Jasperse (OEM Business Development, SAP) hosts (Vice President, OEM EMEA, SAP) and Alex Bausch (CEO, VeliQ).
Exploring Big Data and SAP HANA Geo-spatial Real Time Situation Awareness -- David Cruickshank (Senior Director, Strategy and Operations, SAP Co-Innovation Lab) hosts a panel about a COIL project with:
- @David Korn (CTO, SAP National Security Services (NS2))
- (Chief Technology Officer, Critigen)
- Rick Speyer (Senior Marketing Manager, Cisco Systems)
SAP Store: Highlights of 2013 and Outlook for 2014 -- SAP Store keeps growing: get the latest and learn about what you be able to soon find on store.sap.com with and @Shweta Kesarwani
The Value of Running on SAP Databases: SAP Sybase ASE and SAP HANA -- (Director of Product Marketing, SAP Sybase ASE) hosts (CTO, oXya) and (SAP Mentor, Partner at Beyond Technologies).
Jointly Engineered Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop and SAP HANA Software -- Vin Sharma (Hadoop Strategic Planning, Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop, Intel Corporation) hosts Girish Juneja (CTO, Datacenter Software Division and General Manager, Big Data, Intel Corporation).
Virtualizing SAP on VMware -- Rory Choudhuri (Sr. Product Marketing Manager) VMware talks with (Regional Alliance Manager, VMware).
Accenture and SAP: A Digital Collaboration -- Eric Renouard (Global SAP Technology Lead, Accenture) and Guest SAP TechEd Bangalore Keynote presenter Sukesh Choubey (GDN SAP Platform Lead, Accenture) talk to V. Vaidhya about how SAP and Accenture are collaborating to provide solutions for customers.
Interview with Ramesh Adiga and Krishnan Rukmini from Infosys -- (Industry Principal of SAP Business Analytics and HANA Practice Lead, Infosys) and Ramesh Adiga (AVP / Head of Global Delivery, Enterprise Mobility Unit, Infosys) discuss mobility and big data from Infosys's perspective with .
More on Enablement, Outreach, and Adoption
SAP Mentors, the Key to Platform Adoption -- Panel including:
- (SAP Mentor and Independent SAP HCM Consultant),
- (SVP, Technology and Innovation Platform, SAP)
- @Owen Pettiford (SAP Mentor, Co-CEO and Consulting Director at CompriseIT)
- @Ethan Jewett (SAP Mentor and Independent Consultant)
Startup Focus Program: Our Technology, Your Imagination -- (VP, SAP Startup Focus Program) speaks to (CEO, Synerscope BV) and (CEO, EnterpriseJungle, Inc.).
Why 1,000 Startups are Building Applications on SAP HANA -- revisit the startups conversation with (VP of Marketing, MineRP), (CEO, Bankhawk Analytics), and (CEO, SynerScope BV).
From Denmark to SAP TechEd Amsterdam: The Student Fuel App Competition -- @Niraj Singh (Regional Director DACH, Italy, France, and Magreb, SAP) talks with (Project Manager, SAP University Alliances) and Dominik Conrad (Interface Designer, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg).
New Generation, New SAP -- , Head of Global SAP University Alliances talks with University Alliances Student (Student Bachelor Business Informatics, University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg).
10 Facts About the New Unified Developer License -- Two SAP Mentors, @Harshit Kumar and @Abesh Bhattacharjee, get up to date on the new unified developer license with (SAP Mentor and Director, Developer Outreach, SAP).
SAP University Alliances: Investing in Millennials -- SAP University Alliances. talks to two professors and two students participating in