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If you agree with the latter proposition, watch this Webcast to learn how SAP is helping a wide range of companies develop market-leading products by creating synergies across processes, people, and technology.
Vice President, AMR Research
Mike Burkett is regarded as the leading expert in product lifecycle management (PLM), having co-authored the first industry publication that defined the market. As the vice president of AMR Research’s Industry Value Chain Strategies team, Mike draws on more than 15 years of experience introducing and supporting products from concept to end-of-life.
Over the past eight years at AMR Research, Mike, a Six Sigma Master Blackbelt, has conducted a variety of research on software developments and business issues. He currently focuses on product management and innovation, and specializes in value chain issues that are specific to aerospace and defense companies.
Prior to joining AMR Research, Mike worked as a senior manufacturing engineer at The Foxboro Co. Prior to Foxboro, Mike was a motion control applications engineer for EG&G. Mike is a member of the Product Development Management Association (PDMA) and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). He has been quoted in numerous trade publications and in Fortune and The Wall Street Journal. Mike holds a BS in manufacturing engineering technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology and an MBA from Babson College.
Michael Burkett, VP, AMR Research, and
Vice President, Suite Solution Management SAP PLM
Hans Thalbauer is Vice President of Suite Solution Management for the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution and Product and Service Leadership business processes. He is responsible for the strategic direction, the product definition and the go-to-market activities for these products and processes.
In this role, he works with companies of all sizes in the manufacturing and distribution intensive industries worldwide, discussing the importance and direction of Product Lifecycle Management processes. This includes product and portfolio planning, the product development and manufacturing definition processes, product services and product and process synchronization capabilities like collaboration, document management, project management and analytics
Thalbauer joined SAP in 2000 and was previously responsible for the Application Solution Management for Supply Chain Management. Prior to joining SAP, he spent several years at Wacker Siltronic, where he was responsible for the strategic business planning of one business unit and served as project manager for the definition and implementation of supply chain processes using SAP APO and SAP R/3.
Thalbauer holds a degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Vienna.
Hans Thalbauer, VP, Solution Management PLM, SAP, discuss ways to achieve profitability and growth through market-leading products.
Key topics also include building compliance into product lifecycles, fostering collaboration across the enterprise, the new business models being utilized by many leading product and service providers.
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