Welcome to a special Thought Leaders episode with Sindhu Gangadharan, Senior Vice President of the SAP User Enablement unit and Managing Director of SAP Labs India.
Sindhu talks to us about her own career in technology, shares what it was like to grow up in Bangalore, and explains why it’s important we follow our own dreams and inspire and support others by revolutionizing the world around us!
It’s all about providing equal opportunities, equal encouragement, and an equal voice.
Guest: Sindhu Gangadharan
SVP, SAP User Enablement and Managing Director of SAP Labs India, SAP SE
As a Senior Vice President, Sindhu Gangadharan leads the SAP User Enablement unit and is the Managing Director of SAP Labs in India, a leading hub for innovation and a hot spot for talent and diversity. Sindhu joined SAP in 1999 when SAP Labs India set up its operations in Bangalore and she later moved to SAP’s headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. She’s worked on various products, technology and innovation platforms and held several strategic and leadership positions managing global teams.
In January 2021, Sindhu was appointed to the Board of Directors at Utah-based Qualtrics International Inc, the global pioneer of the Experience Management software category. She also serves on the Board of Titan Company Ltd as an Independent Director with a focus on technology. Sindhu is a member of the NASSCOM Executive Council – the apex industry body for the IT/IT enabled services in India. She’s also a member of the Steering committee of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, an industry body driving the bilateral trade and deliberations. In March 2021, Sindhu was appointed to the Advisory Board of ReLoop by SAP.
As a respected thought leader, Sindhu is a regular speaker at conferences. She’s a passionate advocate of using technology to benefit customers and society, workplace diversity and inclusion. Sindhu currently resides in Bangalore with her husband and two daughters.
Follow Sindhu on Twitter: @gangadharansind
References & Recommendations
- 8 Things To Know About Sindhu Gangadharan, First Woman To Lead German Tech Giant in India – SheThePeople TV
- Meet Sindhu Gangadharan – First Woman To Lead SAP Labs in India (yahoo.com)
- 9 Reasons Why The Dynamic Sindhu Gangadharan SAP Is An Inspiration (shethepeople.tv)
- [Women in Tech] 22 years at SAP Labs and counting, Sindhu Gangadharan on facing the pandemic, challenges, and inclusivity (yourstory.com)
- Innovation is much more than a competitive advantage – The Financial Express
- Atal Innovation Mission
- Atal Tinkering Labs
https://podcast.opensap.info/simply-amazing-podcast/2021/03/05/episode-8-how-to-be-successful-as-a-career-woman/ – In this Women’s Day Special episode of the Simply Amazing Podcast, Sindhu Gangadharan, SVP, SAP User Enablement & MD, SAP Labs India, spills the bean on what it takes to be successful as a career woman. Tune in for an inspiring session!
Hosted by Elisabeth Riemann – Senior Knowledge Consultant & Product Manager, openSAP