Stephan Amling

About the Author

Stephan Amling is a Senior Vice President at SAP SuccessFactors. He is looking after SAP’s business with HCM solutions in Asia, comprised of Greater China, Japan, Korea, India, South-East Asia, and Australia-New Zealand.

In that role, he is overseeing our teams that help customers shape their HR transformation agendas and understand the value that our solutions contribute to executing their people and HR strategies. This includes delivering seamless transformation and solution implementation projects together with our ecosystem partners, and providing continuous cloud services at a high degree of customer satisfaction. He reports toMike Ettling, President of SAP SuccessFactors.

Prior to that, Stephan was Chief Operating Officer (COO) for SAP’s Human Resources function and the lead of SAP’s global HR Business Transformation Program, incl. SAP’s own move to a full cloud-based HR IS solution architecture, leveraging the SuccessFactors suite across all functional capability areas of the talent life-cycle and all elements of the HR operating model.

From 2008 to 2011 Stephan led Business Transformation Services (BTS) across all of EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). BTS is SAP’s management consultancy that helps customers to maximize the business value of their investments in SAP’s solutions. In this role, Stephan established a holistic and business-value centric consulting approach, covering all dimensions and life-cycle stages of complex IT-enabled business change endeavors.Prior to joining SAP, Stephan started his professional development and later on held various leadership positions in the management and technology consulting industry. He has worked at IBM, Accenture (fkaAndersen Consulting) and Booz Allen Hamilton (now: PWC’s Strategy&) where he had specialized on both
the travel and transportation industry (omni-channel distribution, electronic ticketing) and on IT transformation program management.

Stephan holds a degree in computer science and business administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Stuttgart. He is 50 years old, married, has two daughters and a son, and is living in Singapore.

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