SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Quentin Clark will join the company as Chief Technology Officer, effective November 10, 2014. As SAP’s technology ambassador, he will drive direction and vision of SAP’s future technology and shape SAP’s brand as the technology leader. Clark will report to Bernd Leukert, Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, Products & Innovation, and will be based in Palo Alto.
Clark joins SAP from Microsoft. In his role as corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Data Platform Group, he was responsible for design and delivery of Microsoft’s data platform products. He also led the development of the transformation of the data platform to the cloud, delivering the first wave of Microsoft Azure’s Data Platform products. Prior to becoming corporate vice president, he held various roles in Microsoft’s development since 1994.
“I am very pleased to have Quentin join SAP,” said Leukert. “He is not only an impressive technologist who thrives on pursuing a meaningful vision but at the same time a passionate leader. He enjoys taking a full view of business, technology, product, team and customers. I am sure that Quentin will significantly contribute to shaping and executing our technology strategy and turning opportunities into innovation — and help our customers to Run Simple.”
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