International Womens Day with Senior Vice President and Managing Director, SAP Labs India, Sindhu Gangadharan
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About the Event
#InternationalWomensDay is coming soon and we would like to make some noise! As part of the celebration, we are bringing powerful stories from women who have been shattering the ceiling, setting new norms and inspiring us all! #EmpatheticLeadership, #WomenOnBoards, #WomenInSTEM, #WorkLifeBalance, this leader is an example of how to have it all! We are deeply honoured to host Senior Vice President and Managing Director, SAP Labs India Sindhu Gangadharan.
Sindhu Gangadharan holds dual responsibilities at SAP. As a Senior Vice President, she leads the SAP User Enablement unit, that provides a seamless, integrated end-user platform for all SAP's products. She is also the Managing Director of SAP Labs in India, responsible for product development and innovation at SAP's Research & Development facilities in Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Gurgaon. SAP Labs India is the largest R&D centre outside SAP's headquarters in Germany and 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 later moved to SAP's headquarters in Walldorf, Germany. She has worked on various products, technology and innovation platforms and held several strategic and leadership positions managing global teams. She has played a pivotal role in shaping SAP's Integration strategy by growing SAP's Integration product portfolio as Head of Product Management for SAP Integration Suite, IoT and SAP Process Orchestration. Her deep technical expertise and business knowledge led her to head the critical integration function in SAP's Technology and Innovation organization in the Office of the CTO.
Sindhu led SAP's strategic and global Intelligent Enterprise Program reporting into SAP's Executive Board. She has been instrumental in bringing to life SAP's vision and strategy of the Intelligent Enterprise by orchestrating the end-to-end process delivery roadmaps.
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 is also a member of the Steering committee of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, an industry body driving the Bilateral trade and deliberations.
As a respected thought leader, Sindhu is a regular speaker at domestic and global conferences. She is a passionate advocate of using technology to benefit customers and the society, workplace diversity and inclusion. Sindhu currently resides in Bangalore with her husband and two daughters.