Edward “EJ” Jackson Senior Vice President and General Manager, SAP Anywhere, SAP
Edward “EJ” Jackson is senior vice president and general manager of SAP Anywhere at SAP. He is responsible for the overall business and product strategy and execution for SAP Anywhere, a front-office, mobile-first SaaS solution that enables small businesses to run virtually every element of their business from any device or location.
Jackson joined SAP in 2014 as the general vice president of product strategy and delivery for SAP’s small business solutions group, where he was responsible for the single focus and dedicated approach to smaller companies looking to leverage SAP technology and partners.
Prior to joining SAP, Jackson was CEO and founder of Provade, Inc., a vendor management system SaaS solution provider serving numerous Fortune 1000 companies that was acquired by Pinnacle Group in 2011. Jackson holds U.S. patent 14/027,945 for Provade’s vendor management system software.
Jackson’s entrepreneurial spirit served him well in other leadership and strategy positions prior to Provade, including founding SkillsVillage, which was acquired by PeopleSoft in 2001. Jackson also served as vice president of strategy at Elance, and among other startup leadership roles.
Jackson holds a dual bachelor’s degree in business administration and computer science from the University of New Mexico. He is based in San Francisco, California.
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