Thomas Saueressig

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As a member of the Executive Board of SAP, Thomas Saueressig is in charge of the enterprise software maker’s Product Engineering and has global responsibility for all business software applications. Previously he served as SAP’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and global head of IT Services.


SAP manager Thomas Saueressig (middle) discusses AI in business with Ewa Duerr (Google) and moderator John Thornhill (left) at DLD Munich 2024.

AI Enabling Innovation

Generative AI has seen a huge surge in interest as the technology has advanced significantly. This DLD24 conversation with Ewa Duerr (Google) and Thomas Saueressig (SAP), moderated by John Thornhill (Financial Times), highlights how generative AI can enable innovation in companies and the economy overall. Both panelists emphasize the importance of using AI responsibly. This…
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From left to right: Helmut Schönenberger (UnternehmerTUM), Ana Paula Assis (IBM Europe) and Thomas Saueressig (SAP) on stage at the DLD AI Summit 2023 in Munich in front of an attentive audience.

How AI Is Changing the Way We Work and Learn

The rapid development and adoption of AI globally has dramatic implications for business, the future of work and education, as Ana Paula Assis (IBM) and Thomas Saueressig (SAP) make clear in their conversation with Helmut Schönenberger (UnternehmerTUM). SAP already has more than 24,000 customers using different AI applications, Thomas Saueressig says. “For all of us,…
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AI-generated image showing a road leading into the mountains, illustrating the unknown future of artificial intelligence.

AI Trends to Watch in 2024

From wearable intelligence to business applications, open source, transparency and regulation – find out what’s next for this game-changing technology.
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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DLD AI Summit 2023

This event explored how AI is reshaping every industry: from mobility to health, from agriculture to media, education, science, and politics.
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