Penny Silvia Global CoC, IBM
Penny Silvia, SAP HANA & Analytics Leader, Global CoC at IBM, is acknowledged a leader in the SAP Business Intelligence space. With her technical abilities and business acumen, she is able to help C-level through to developers and business users to understand the challenges of the others – and work together to build solutions all sides can agree upon and view as a success.
Penny has held multiple leadership positions at organizations large and small, acquiring more than 15 years of SAP systems design and implementation experience. Beginning her SAP career on the client side–and dealing with a large, complex and intimidating implementation–allows Penny a perspective few can deliver: understanding the challenges to the user, IT, and management. She has always held client-facing positions ranging from business development and pre-sales support, solution development, on-site consulting, and training / knowledge transfer to team members and client personnel.
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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