Frank Platt Senior Director, SAP in the solutions area, line of business- manufacturing
Frank Platt is a Senior Director for SAP in the solutions area, Line of Business–Manufacturing. He joined SAP in 2005 as a part of the acquisition of Lighthammer, now known as SAP MII, where he served as VP of Sales and Marketing from its inception.
Prior to Lighthammer, Frank served in sales, marketing and management roles for a number of leading plant automation solution providers, including ABB, Bailey Controls, and Leeds and Northrup. Frank has a deep background in sensors, controls, process automation, and enterprise software. His current activities support the SAP Idea to Performance strategy, leveraging the integrated SAP approach to design, engineering, manufacturing, and operational excellence.
The buzz: Manufacturing. Manufacturing processes are rapidly accelerating, as shop-floor-management-by-clipboard yields to mobile-powered efficiencies and real-time analytics. But manufacturers still face tough challenges: overwhelming amounts…
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