Ingrid-Helen Arnold is a member of the SAP Global Managing Board and is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the SAP Group and head of Cloud Delivery. She was appointed to the Global Managing Board in May 2014.
As CIO, she leads cloud operations and the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, and runs SAP’s internal IT environment. She focuses on cloud service delivery to private, public and managed cloud customers, is responsible for the adoption of SAP’s solution portfolio internally and, as such, renovates key business processes to match SAP’s cloud and platform strategy. Ingrid-Helen works in close alignment with the business and development to ensure that SAP software is user-centric and innovative.
From 2012 to 2013, Ingrid-Helen headed Enterprise Analytics & Innovative Solutions at SAP, driving the internal adoption agenda of innovative solutions for SAP and leading several board programs. Before that she held various positions within SAP, including business controller for the Global Consulting Organization and COO for Controlling. She began her career in the finance department at Lafarge (Canada) before joining SAP in 1996.
She holds a Master´s degree in Business Studies from the University of Applied Sciences, Ludwigshafen.