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SAP India Management Team

SAP India oversees the company’s business operations in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

SAP India Management Team

SAP India oversees the company’s business operations in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

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Deb Deep Sengupta

President & Managing Director, SAP Indian Subcontinent

As President and Managing Director of SAP for the Indian subcontinent, Deb Deep is responsible for driving the company’s growth, operations and people strategy across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Deb Deep brings more than two decades of wide-ranging IT and management experience to the role, with a track record of increasing market share, ensuring customer success and leading effective teams. He has been an integral part of SAP India’s leadership team for over a decade and has been instrumental in establishing the SAP brand in India.

In his previous role as Chief Operating Officer of SAP Indian Subcontinent, Deb Deep provided leadership, strategy and direction to drive continuous business improvement and to help exceed revenue and profitability objectives. Prior to this, as Vice President of the Integrated Large Enterprise Business, he doubled the size of the India business, making it the largest Business Unit in India.

Deb Deep was also responsible for building the SME & Channels business for the SAP Indian Subcontinent, rated amongst the top SME businesses within SAP globally, in terms of key metrics such as revenue contribution, profitability, customer and partner satisfaction.

Prior to joining SAP, Deb Deep has held several leadership roles across top global technology organizations like HP and IBM. He completed his Executive Management Program from INSEAD, and also holds an engineering degree. 

Krishnan Chatterjee

Chief Customer Officer and Head of Marketing, SAP Indian Subcontinent

Krishnan Chatterjee is the Chief Customer Officer and Head of Marketing for SAP Indian Subcontinent. He is a core member of the India Senior Executive Leadership team, in charge of driving the company’s transition to become the most innovative Cloud Company powered by HANA with a focus on customers. He will be accountable for developing value centric relationships with customers, overall marketing strategy, demand generation, reputation & loyalty management and end to end pipeline acceleration. He will also be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for SAP to establish its leadership as the trusted partner of choice to businesses in India.

Krishnan is a multi-disciplinary business and marketing leader with over two decades of experience across B2C and B2B industries. He incubated zCMO™– a thought-leading offering for CMOs to improve marketing performance in the digital transformation era. As a prominent figure in India’s marketing landscape, he was recognized as one of India’s top 25 digitalist thought leaders at the SAP ACE Awards, 2015. Additionally, he enjoys the privilege of being inducted into Paul Writer’s CMO Hall of Fame, a platform celebrating senior marketers who are developing and enhancing India’s marketing eco-system.

Prior to joining SAP, Krishnan was at HCL, he created and led the Strategic Marketing function and was a founding member of the organization’s Beyondigital™ business unit. During a decade long stint at ITC Ltd he was responsible for some distinguished brand launches including 555, Wills Lifestyle, Wills Sport and the John Players apparel brand which he also led as a business.

Krishnan is an economics graduate from Presidency College, Calcutta and has an MBA in marketing and strategy from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He shares his insights and perspectives on technology, life, music, marketing and more through his blog and also finds expression as the lead vocalist of a band called Contra Band.

Ravi Melgiri

Chief Operating Officer, SAP Indian Subcontinent

Ravi is the Chief Operating Officer of SAP Indian Subcontinent. In this role, he provides leadership and direction to SAP’s multi-functional sales and operations organization in India. He and his team works closely in the market unit to build a strong pipeline, ensure solid sales execution, and enhance impeccable customer relations to deliver sustainable and predictable growth.

Ravi has been SAP ecosystem for over 24 years. He is a veteran effectively managing diverse portfolios as a SAP customer, executive, partner, and a successful serial entrepreneur. He has held various regional and global leadership roles with P&L responsibility within SAP and other Fortune 100 companies keeping the focus on selling, delivering software and professional services, and managing operations.

In his most recent role as the Chief of Staff to the HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) unit based in the United States, he played a pivotal part in launching and scaling SAP’s fastest growing cloud business and providing sales guidance in closing large and complex deals. Apart from SAP, Ravi was associated with Deloitte, PwC and Aetna, in addition to Systech Integrators and Vivido Labs, the companies he co-founded in 2001 and 2009 respectively.

Ravi holds an MBA from the University of Houston, Texas, and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Computing Professional. 

Ravi is based in Bangalore with his family.

 

Shraddhanjali Rao
 
Head - Human Resources, SAP India 
 
As the head of Human Resources for SAP in India, Shraddhanjali Rao provides HR leadership across the region for all entities including R&D and Sales & Services organizations and is a member of the SAP India Leadership Team. Shraddha is responsible for designing and executing the people strategy focusing on Leadership, Talent and Culture to meet the needs of the region’s more than 11000 employees.
 
Shraddha joined SAP in 2007 and has held multiple roles as a Global and Local HR Business Partner for Development, Services and Support organizations. Additionally, she has also led the Leadership and Diversity and Inclusion charter for SAP’s Products & Innovation Board area.
 
Prior to joining SAP, Shraddha began her career in 2004, at Tata Consultancy Services where she handled roles in HR Consulting, Organization Design, Corporate Governance and Talent Development.
 
Shraddha has a Master’s degree in Human Resource & Marketing from T A Pai Management Institute and Executive Management Program from ISB.
 
 
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Neeraj Athalye

Vice President – Innovation & Digital Strategy Group, SAP Indian Subcontinent

Neeraj Athalye is Vice President – Innovation & Digital Strategy Group for SAP Indian Subcontinent. In his role, he is responsible for strategy, revenue, and customer success across the Indian Subcontinent for SAP’s digital & innovation portfolio. 

Neeraj currently works closely with the SAP ecosystem in India to build new GTMs needed for targeting industry specific business opportunities. GST, i360, SAP S/4HANA and SAP Leonardo are some of SAP’s solutions and programs that he leads in India. Apart from championing several customer initiatives, he also works with academia and industry to promote new technology adoption. Neeraj joined SAP in 2003 and has anchored several leadership roles in SAP India over the years.

Neeraj is a recognized thought leader on technology & innovation and has been a speaker in several industry as well as academic forums in India & globally. He is a mechanical engineer from University of Pune and an avid motorcycle rider. He has been an entrepreneur and is a mentor for several startups in India.

Anil Khatri
 
Head (South Asia), Global IT-client technology and Field IT, SAP India Subcontinent

Anil Khatri (Anil) is the Head (South Asia) for Global IT-client technology and Field IT at SAP India. In his current role, Anil is responsible for the field operations of the Indian Subcontinent and SEA countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines and drives key global initiatives including location strategy and vendor consolidation.

With more than 18 years of experience, Anil comes with an unparalleled expertise in building diverse IT teams that focus on driving cost effective innovation to deliver high value. Recognized for his innovations in technology, Anil has won several prestigious awards including the TOP CIO 100 award.

Prior to joining SAP, Anil was the Vice President IT with Servier International (Serdia India) and was responsible for building the IT function to fuel Servier’s growth in India. His focus was on creating a responsive team to improve key performance matrices resulting in the strengthening of the top and bottom lines of the business.

Anil holds a Master's in business administration from the University of Mumbai and a Bachelor’s degree in digital electronics.

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Kaushik Bagchi

Vice President and Head - Digital Enterprise Platform Group, SAP India

Kaushik Bagchi, Vice President, DEPG, SAP India, will be instrumental in supporting SAP’s corporate strategy for the Platform Solution Group with the aim to position SAP as  the Top Database and Analytics player in Indian market by 2020. He will drive innovation and customer engagement, and will deliver customer value across SAP’s key technologies.

Kaushik brings with him breadth of knowledge and 22 years of proven sales experience across the IT services industry. Prior to joining SAP, Kaushik was driving the Architecture Engineering and Construction vertical for India and South Asia with Autodesk. Some of his key prior engagements include leading the Information management business for IBM software and developing the dealmaker team in IBM.

Kaushik is a Physics graduate and holds an MBA in Marketing from Calcutta University. Kaushik is an avid reader and enjoys traveling during his leisure time.

Hemant Dabke

Vice President, Strategic Industries (Federal, State, Public Services, Telecom and BFSI), SAP Indian Subcontinent

Hemant Dabke leads the Strategic Industries domain at SAP Indian Subcontinent. In his current position, Hemant spearheads a team of talented sales professionals and technical experts to address the automation and digitization needs of Central and State Ministries, Public Services, Public Sector Undertakings, BFSI and Telecom.

With over 22 years of experience in the IT industry, Hemant brings diverse experience of working with start-ups, setting up growth factories, incubating businesses and supersizing them with focus on delivering industry leading profitable growth. This cross domain work experience makes him knowledge richer.

Prior to joining SAP, Hemant was at Tech Mahindra heading the Enterprise Business for key growth and innovation markets like India, SAARC and Malaysia. Earlier in his career, Hemant worked extensively with Microsoft India for over a decade across the broad spectrum of client facing roles.

Hemant holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics from Pune University. Beyond his corporate life, he takes keen interest in community work and mentors young talent for organizational business and leadership roles.

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Kamolika Peres

Vice President and Head - Strategic Customer Program, SAP Indian Subcontinent

Kamolika is the Vice President and Head of the Strategic Customer Program, SAP Indian Subcontinent. In this role, she is the custodian of SAP’s largest and deepest customer relationships in the subcontinent. She works alongside top customers to collaborate and co-innovate, specifically in the areas of digital and cloud transformation.

With over 20 years of experience, Kamolika is a business leader with an extensive track record in consulting, digital transformation and has been instrumental on many first-of-a-kind technology implementations in India and emerging markets. She has domain expertise in the mobility space, with extensive knowledge of mobile technology and excels in the areas of strategy, outsourcing, consulting, business intelligence and program management.

Prior to joining SAP in 2016, Kamolika has held leaderships positions in IBM’s consulting team across India, South East Asia and Central Europe markets, where she worked with key players in the telecommunications and manufacturing sectors. She started her career with the Tata Administrative Services and thereafter moved to the consulting team at PwC.

An alumnus of the London School of Economics and IIM Calcutta, Kamolika is actively involved in mentorship programs to encourage the growth of young talent in the technology space. Kamolika is based  in Mumbai with her husband and two children. A speaker at various forums on technology, communications and women in leadership, she is passionate about music, reading and travel.  

Amit Khandelwal

Vice President, Head of Digital Business Services, SAP Indian Subcontinent

Amit Khandelwal is Vice President, Head of Digital Business Services (DBS) for SAP Indian Subcontinent. With over 17 years of experience in the IT industry, he is widely acknowledged for his expertise in sales leadership and passion for nurturing new businesses.

In his current role, Amit leads both Support and Services business for SAP in India. He is a key member of both the SAP DBS Asia Pacific Japan and SAP India leadership teams. In his multi-faceted career at SAP, Amit has been responsible for building new business opportunities, creating and nurturing relationships with customers. 

He joined SAP in 2006 and quickly advanced to the role of a Strategic Accounts Director. Later, he went on to Head the Strategic Customer program, where he was responsible for SAP’s strategy shifts to build core and innovative business outcomes. Before taking on his current role, Amit was Vice President, Services Sales for Indian subcontinent, and led sales across multiple lines of services including Consulting, Custom Development Products & Projects, Quality Assurance & Security Software, and many others.

Amit is a performance-oriented team leader and is truly committed to build and manage high performance team and environments. In addition, he is recognized for championing the Diversity & Inclusion charter within the organization.

Prior to joining SAP, Amit was associated with Hewlett Packard. An Electronics major, Amit has completed Telecom Management with Systems Specialization from Symbiosis Institute, Pune.

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Sumeet Sharma

Vice President - Strategy and Programs and Chief of Staff - President’s Office

Sumeet heads Strategy and Programs and is the Chief of Staff for President, SAP Indian sub-continent. In this role, Sumeet is responsible for strategic planning and executing cross-functional initiatives to drive growth and operational efficiency of the business.

Sumeet joined SAP in 2010 and has handled many roles within SAP India. Prior to his current role Sumeet led Strategy and Operations function and was responsible for developing and executing the annual operating plan and managing day-to-day operations. He also led the Industries and Value Engineering teams for SAP India. Sumeet and his team collaborated with business leaders of SAP customers to develop their technology road-map that enabled achievement of business goals and innovation in business models and processes. As part of this role he was also responsible for developing and executing the Industry Go-To-Market strategy for India.

Before joining SAP, Sumeet led the strategy consulting practice at Accenture and managed CXO relationships with global clients. He started his career in sales and marketing with Hindustan Unilever and went on to hold leadership roles at CPG companies like Procter & Gamble and SC Johnson in India and Asia Pacific Japan.

He has more than 20 years of experience in management consulting and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry in Asia Pacific Japan. His proficiency in business strategy, transformation and Digital Innovation brings unprecedented value to SAP’s management team.

Sumeet is an electrical engineer from Delhi College of Engineering and MBA from IIM Calcutta.

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SAP Labs India Management Team

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Dilipkumar Khandelwal

President, SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud, and Managing Director, SAP Labs India

 

Mahesh Nayak

Chief Operating Officer, SAP Labs India

 

Shraddhanjali Rao

Head-HR, SAP, India

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