Shailendra Kumar

Vice President and Chief Evangelist (Analytics & Leonardo) – APJ&GC

Shailendra is the Chief Evangelist for Analytics and Leonardo in the APJ&GC region. He is responsible for driving innovative ideas and discussions with SAPs clients in the region. With an experience of over 23 years working with Corporates, Software Vendors and Consulting companies to deliver over One Billion Dollars through advanced analytics, Shailendra joined SAP in July 2017.  He has established and lead several data science businesses to generate revenue and drive incremental growth by creating multiple Artificial Intelligence solutions across a variety of sectors, including: High Tech, Financial Services, Retail and Public Sector.

Shailendra is a keynote speaker, influencer and a thought-leader in the Artificial Intelligence space and has published multiple articles about advanced analytics, machine learning, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain; and recently published an Amazon bestseller “Making Money out of Data” which showcases five business stories from various industries on how successful companies make millions of dollars in incremental value using analytics. Prior to joining SAP, Shailendra held senior executive level positions at IBM, Accenture, Woolworths and Coles.