Marc Teerlink Joins SAP as Global Vice President, SAP Leonardo

WALLDORF SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Marc Teerlink has joined the company as global vice president for SAP Leonardo, responsible for new markets in artificial intelligence.

A recognized business and thought leader, Teerlink will help drive strategy and vision for the SAP Leonardo digital innovation system and shape SAP as a leader in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. He will report to Mike Flannagan, SVP of SAP Leonardo and SAP Analytics, and will be based in Washington, DC.

Teerlink joins SAP from IBM, where he most recently served as chief business strategist for IBM Watson, driving and overseeing the new offerings portfolio for the Watson Platform. As a serial entrepreneur within traditional corporations, he has been inspiring, coaching and leading organizations to reinvent opportunities while turning data into dollars.

“I am very pleased to have Marc join the SAP Leonardo team,” said Flannagan. “He is an innovative business strategist whose experience and vision will help create more value for our customers from SAP Leonardo. I am confident that he will meld broad thinking and passion in his approach to help our customers transform their businesses with the SAP Leonardo technologies including artificial intelligence and machine learning.”

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