1. Dr. Marcus-Alexander Funke – Chief Product Owner, SAP S/4HANA Value Starter
2. William “Bill” Bowers – Global Vice President, S/4 HANA Solution Management & GTM
Akshi Mohla – Senior Business Development Specialist, SAP S/4HANA Solution Management and GTM
Digital transformation can be overwhelming, as you juggle various options, decisions, and questions. SAP Value Starter is here to help your transition, by working with you to create your benefits case. It offers customers a tailored business value focused Point of view through an outside-in perspective and helps fosters understanding of the incremental value and capabilities to customers. Which is why, today, I am joined with Bill Bowers and Markus Funke, two of strategic forces behind this program.
As always, my name Akshi Mohla, and you’re listening to SAP Experts Podcast.
My first guest, Bill Bowers, has over 25 years of global industry and IT experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing, product management, business development and consulting working within both large & small companies such as: IBM, Trilogy, i2 Technologies and SAP. Bill’s professional focus has been to reduce time-to-market and time-to-value of highly differentiated businesses.
He is currently a part of the SAP S/4HANA go-to-market and solution management organization, where he leads a customer value & success team.
On a personal note, Bill is originally from the USA and enjoys travelling, scuba diving, cooking and gardening but now calls Germany home with his wife and three dogs.
My next guest, Marcus Funke, is a part of the SAP oneMOVEMENT and the Chief Product Owner for the SAP S/4HANA Value Starter.
With this initiative he helps customers to understand why to make the move to SAP S/4HANA now highlighting the benefits and ROI enjoyed by other customers who have already made the MOVE.
Marcus joined SAP in 2001 and held a succession of customer facing and regional leadership roles in Europe, the Middle East and South Africa. His focus is productizing, scaling and rolling out services at large scale.
All of that on this episode of the SAP Experts Podcast.
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- Follow Marcus: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcus-alexander-funke/
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