Stefan joined SAP in 1997 where he supported the specification and launch of SAP’s first industry solution for Utilities as Global Product Management Specialist. Since then, Stefan held various management positions within SAP’s Industry Business Unit Utilities and became Vice President Utilities in 2007. In that role, he initiated SAP’s engagement as Smart Grid Solution provider and co-founded the AMI@SAP Lighthouse Council with key innovators from various Utilities across the globe. Today, Stefan focuses in particular on the definition and execution of SAP’s bi-modal product innovation strategy for the global Utilities market.
Stefan studied Geo-Sciences at the University of Heidelberg and holds diplomas in Geology, Geography and Ethnology. He holds as well a PhD degree for Natural Sciences from the University of Heidelberg.
Before joining SAP, Stefan worked from 1991-1994 as lecturer for Geo Sciences at the University of Heidelberg and from 1995 -1997 at Technische Werke Ludwigshafen AG as Head of Energy Consulting and Customer Service.