Martin Klein is the Global Vice President and Head of the Industry Business Unit for Public Sector at SAP, which includes SAP's Future Cities Program. He is responsible for SAP's end-to-end footprint in the Public Sector business, driving the company's overall strategy for this industry, overseeing the global business in the sector, directing product and solution roadmaps, and leading goes to market activities.
Martin joined SAP in 2002 and has served in several senior management roles in business development, corporate strategy and business operations. Before joining SAP he worked in consulting, strategy, and business development with Gemini Consulting and Lufthansa. He holds a master's degree in business administration and a doctorate in technology management from the University of Mannheim, incorporating studies in the UK, Norway and the US. Based in Walldorf / Germany, Martin lives near Heidelberg with his wife and two teenagers.
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