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Falk Rieker Global Head of Banking Business Unit, SAP

Falk Rieker, Global Head of Banking Business Unit, is responsible for the Banking solution strategy and solution management teams at SAP. He is part of SAP’s Global Leadership Team for Banking. His responsibilities include the definition and support of solution and go-to-market strategy, roll-in and roll-out of new solutions and releases, co-innovation with software partners to complement the solution portfolio, pre and post sales support of customer projects, support of press, analyst and marketing events.

Falk brings over 20 years of experience and thought leadership in the Banking and Software Industry to our team. He is a speaker at international banking conferences and his articles have been published and been quoted in leading industry publications like American Banker, BS&T, Wall Street and Technology.

Over the past several years Falk has been part of the sales leadership team in North America. Under his leadership, the US and Canada became major revenue sources for Banking globally. Key achievements include 100+ net new customers, the successful integration of Business Objects and solution innovation with industry leaders like JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America.

He joined SAP in 1999 from BHF Bank (Deutsche Bank Group), Frankfurt, Germany where he worked in the Office of the CFO. His duties included the successful implementation of segment reporting (LoB Reporting), financial planning, activity based costing, and customer/product/org profitability analysis.

Falk holds an MBA in Banking and Marketing from the Bavaria State University in Bayreuth, Germany.


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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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