Alex is President of SAP Ariba. As President, Alex is responsible for all aspects of the business – from product development, to sales, service and support.
Before this, Alex was Chief of Staff to the CEO of SAP, Bill McDermott. In that capacity, he handled all operations of the CEO office and carried responsibility for the governance of SAP’s Executive Board.
At SAP, Alex also served as the head of Fast Growth Markets where he led the orchestration of all investments and overall strategy to grow SAP’s business in fast growing countries such as China, the Middle East and Russia. Alex also managed directly SAP’s China Growth Plan and Strategy. In 2013, Alex was selected as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum for his exceptional leadership in helping grow SAP’s business in these markets.
Prior to SAP worked at McKinsey & Co. and at an Internet B2B Marketplace start-up.
Alex holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Leonard Stern School of Business. He lives with his wife in New York.