Daniel Schmid, Chief Sustainability Officer, SAP SE
Schmid started his career in 1992 as a consultant at Kiefer & Veittinger, a customer relationship management (CRM) company which was acquired by SAP in 1997. Later, he became Consulting Director at SAP Labs Mannheim and then took over responsibility for SAP CRM Consulting. As Vice President, he managed the integration of SAP CRM Consulting into SAP Germany and continued to lead the CRM Consulting division. From 2004, Schmid held various senior management positions within SAP Consulting across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. From 2009 on, Schmid headed up the Sustainability Operations team, driving SAP's own sustainability performance aiming to transform SAP into a role model for sustainability. In June 2014, Schmid assumed the role as Chief Sustainability Officer at SAP.
Schmid holds a degree in industrial engineering from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.