Markus Noga is Vice President of Machine Learning. His vision is to make enterprise applications intelligent. Markus leads teams building SAP Machine Learning enabled applications and bringing SAP Machine Learning services to the SAP Cloud Platform. They are based in Germany, Israel, Singapore and the United States and form part of the Innovation Center Network. Markus previously served SAP as VP for New Business & Portfolio, where he drove the launch of the HANA Enterprise Cloud and the continuous renewal of SAP's global R&D portfolio. He also previously worked as a Director in the Corporate Strategy Group. Before joining SAP, Markus was a principal with management consultancy Booz & Company, now Strategy & PWC. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Karlsruhe, now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, where he focused on the optimization of document processing. Markus is married with two young children. He lives in the Heidelberg area and enjoys running and astronomy.