John Thompson Sr. Director, Value Realization, SAP Ariba
John Thompson, Sr. Director, Value Realization, SAP Ariba, has 20 years of experience leading Strategic Sourcing, Procurement Operations, and Process/Technology transformations across multiple Fortune 500 companies. In 2015, he joined SAP Ariba to build a Value Realization Team that is helping lead SAP Ariba customers to achieve best practice and value realized in their source to pay transformation.
Prior to joining SAP Ariba, John was the SVP and Head of Strategic Sourcing at SunTrust Banks, Inc., where he led the transformation of the Source to Pay strategy.
Formerly, John held leadership positions at The Home Depot, Beazer Homes, and Wells Fargo Bank.
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