Paul Hofmann

Paul Hofmann is the Vice President, Office of the Chief Scientist, SAP Labs at Palo Alto. Before joining SAP Research, Paul worked for the SAP Corporate Venturing Group. Paul joined SAP 2001 as the Director of the Global Strategic Supply Chain Management Initiative EMEA. His pre-sales team designed and rolled out the SCM Value Based Selling Approach for EMEA and supported many crucial supply chain sales for SAP in EMEA. Paul was a researcher and assistant professor at top German and US universities, like Northwestern University and Technical University in Munich, Germany. Paul studied chemistry and physics at the University of Vienna, Austria. He received a Bachelor in biotechnology and a master's degree in chemistry from the University of Vienna. Paul received his Ph.D.in physics from the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany. He is the author of numerous publications and books.