SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP today announced the appointment of Dilipkumar Khandelwal as Managing Director for SAP Labs India. Effective immediately, Dilipkumar will be responsible for driving customer-led innovations and operations across SAP Labs India facilities in Bangalore, Gurgaon and Pune. Based in Bangalore, his role as Managing Director is in addition to his current Global role as Senior Vice President and Head of Suite Engineering at SAP.
“SAP Labs India has showcased leadership that has driven the organization to excel in innovation and product development. The team in India has contributed significantly to SAP’s products and technologies and plays a key role in the SAP ecosystem,” said Clas Neumann, Senior Vice President and Global Head of the SAP Labs Network. “Dilipkumar’s leadership will be an asset in spearheading the next wave of innovation coming out of SAP Labs India.”
Dilipkumar has been with SAP for over 13 years in various roles. He began his career as a Technology Consultant and engaged with several large customers to help them realize value out of their IT investments. He has handled roles in Consulting, Development, Quality & Partner Enablement and has been recognized for his business leadership several times. He was conferred the SAP Leader of the Year award.
“Being a part of a network of 14 Labs in 13 countries, SAP Labs India plays a key role in the SAP ecosystem by contributing significantly to SAP’s products and technologies,” said Dilipkumar Khandelwal, Managing Director, SAP Labs India. “I am excited to take on this additional responsibility and closely work with the team to drive customer relevant solutions by leveraging on the latest technology innovations from SAP Labs.”
Bridging the gap between local market demands and SAP’s development organization, SAP Labs India is SAP’s third largest Research & Development and Global Services & Support center in the world. SAP Labs India contributes to all areas of the SAP product value chain- Research & Breakthrough Innovation, Product Development, Global Services & Support and Customer Solutions & Operations.
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