Dr. Jeff Word Vice President of Product Strategy, Database & Technology, SAP
Jeffrey Word, Ph.D., the Vice President of Product Strategy, Database & Technology at SAP, is responsible for creating and communicating thought leadership on SAP’s In-Memory database strategy globally. Over the last 16 years at SAP, he has driven multiple bleeding-edge topics in technology strategy and corporate innovation projects and is the world’s best-selling author for SAP-related books.
He is also the host of the popular HANA Effect Podcast where he interviews leading edge adopters of SAP HANA and discusses their breakthrough use cases and game-changing business impacts.
Dr. Word earned his PhD in Information Systems & Strategy at the University of Manchester in England. His research focus is on event-driven process design and next-generation enterprise architecture. He also earned an MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA in European Studies/Spanish from the University of Oklahoma.
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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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