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Maxwell Wessel
Chief Innovation Officer at SAP


Maxwell Wessel is Chief Innovation Officer and drives the company’s innovation efforts. He also heads the New Ventures and Technologies organization, which is pioneering emerging technologies and growing revolutionary software businesses with the goal to deliver an era of organic growth at SAP. Max began his career in product development at BCG, was an early employee and founder at multiple VC-backed startups, and invested as a software VC at Sapphire Ventures. Max also lectures at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, writes for the Harvard Business Review, and is a venture partner with Nextgen Venture Partners.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Sustaining a Culture of Innovation