As the Chief Strategy Officer at SAP, Deepak Krishnamurthy leads SAP’s global corporate and innovation strategy and oversees its Customer and Market Insights function. Deepak also leads SAP’s Corporate Innovation Group which focuses on an ecosystem led innovation approach to drive strategic growth in Fintech and Healthcare tech. The Corporate Innovation Group includes SAP.iO Fund & Foundry which is focused on venture investments and the acceleration of early stage startups through a network of accelerators, SAP Ariba Payables & Financing which is the fintech business unit focused on payments and trade finance, and SAP Health which is focused on healthcare
technologies. Deepak also leads SAP’s inclusive entrepreneurship initiative – SAP.iO No Boundaries – aimed at empowering underrepresented entrepreneurs to scale faster in the B2B software space.
Deepak is a member of the Board of Digital Europe for the World Economic Forum (WEF) to help foster startup innovation and job creation in Europe. He also serves on the WEF’s Global Future Council for Digital Economy and Society for driving social impact. Deepak is part of the leadership council for Tech:NYC, a non-profit focused on fostering a dynamic technology ecosystem in NYC, and was recently a David Rockefeller fellow for the Partnership for New York City, a non-profit focused on public-private partnerships to promote economic growth and innovation in New York City.
Prior to SAP, Deepak was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and has held multiple leadership roles at Cognizant Technology Solutions, including business development in North America for the Business Analytics
practice. Deepak holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management.
Deepak is based in Hudson Yards in New York City.