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Dinesh Sharma Vice President, Digital Economy, SAP

As Vice President, Digital Economy, Dinesh Sharma is charged with driving thought leadership, awareness and adoption of SAP’s solutions for the Digital Economy across industries and lines of business. Additionally, he is also responsible for leading messaging, positioning and go-to-market plans across the Digital Economy portfolio, as well as providing detailed analysis of industry and market trends, customer needs, competitors, economic environment and emerging business opportunities.

Prior to his current role, Dinesh was the global VP leading Internet of Things product marketing, where he established SAP’s strategy and positioning for this high growth area.

Dinesh is a senior technology executive with over 20 years of experience in the industry: His domain experience spans from semiconductors, software design, product marketing and business strategy. He has managed worldwide business units for large technology companies and also has founded technology start-ups, including Dynamic Pictures, Inc., which he sold to 3Dlabs.

While at ATI and AMD he drove an increase in market share from 12% to 47% in less than 2 years, while also delivering a 5X growth in revenue by delivering innovative products, driving direct sales engagement and marketing programs that reinvigorated enterprise sales.

Prior to joining SAP, he has been in leadership roles at startups in virtualization, big data and distributed computing with a heavy emphasis on building Cloud infrastructure and platforms. Dinesh has captured over $30MM in venture funding in his entrepreneurial career.

Dinesh holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Liverpool, UK.


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Bonnie D. Graham

A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.

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