Jeff Word

Jeff Word

Dr. Jeff Word
VP Product Strategy, Database & Technology

Jeffrey Word, Ph.D., the Vice President of Product Strategy, Database & Technology, SAP SE. He is responsible for creating and communicating thought leadership on SAP's In-Memory database strategy globally. Over the last 15 years at SAP, he has driven multiple topics in technology strategy and corporate innovation projects. He’s the author or co-author of 6 best-selling SAP-related books: Business Process Integration with SAP ERP (2013) , SAP HANA Essentials (1st ed-5th ed, 2014) Integrated Business Processes with ERP Systems (2011), Essentials of Business Processes and Information Systems (2009), Business Network Transformation: Strategies to Reconfigure Your Business Relationships for Competitive Advantage (2009) and SAP NetWeaver for Dummies (2004). Dr. Word earned his PhD in Information Systems & Strategy at the University of Manchester in England. His research focus is on event-driven process design and next-generation enterprise architecture. He also earned an MBA in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA in European Studies/Spanish from the University of Oklahoma.

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