SAP HANA and Analytics
Gerrit Kazmaier is EVP, SAP HANA and Analytics with global responsibility for the development, product management, and solution management of these portfolios of solutions.
Gerrit is passionate about data and cloud technology, and how continuous innovation can create lasting business value for SAP customers. With the vision to develop a unified approach for a business intelligence, planning, and predictive analytics solution, Gerrit built the foundation for SAP Analytics Cloud and the SAP Digital Boardroom. In 2018, Gerrit expanded his role to additionally cover SAP’s Database and Data Management organization, where he first began his career at SAP in 2009.
As head of development, product management, and solution management for these two areas, he is responsible for building, innovating, and driving the market strategy for SAP’s flagship in-memory database platform SAP HANA as well as SAP’s Analytics solutions.
During his tenure at SAP, Gerrit has filed over 30 patents on technologies for analytical and spatial data processing. Together with his team, he also won the prestigious SAP Hasso Plattner Founders’ Award for their work on creating a high-performance spatial engine inside SAP HANA.
Gerrit studied Computer Science at the University of Konstanz, Germany and the University of Nottingham, England. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, and is an avid endurance sportsman.
26. Oktober 2020 - 12:15-13:00
KeyMo1 - Keynote