Sascha Kuhlmann, Director Enterprise Architecture, SAP America, Inc. and a member of the Opengroup board of directors, helps customers drive strategic business and IT alignment. Sascha and his team have developed or been part of developing impacting methodologies around Enterprise Architecture and SOA, including Global SAP’s Enterprise Architecture Framework (EAF)-TOGAF 8.1, business-driven SOA roadmaps, Business Architecture Building Blocks, Competency Maturity Models and Business Model Heat Maps. He has lectured on Enterprise Architecture, Portfolio Management, Service Design & Modeling, and Value Management. Since 2008, he is the point of contact for ASUG’s (American SAP Users Group) Enterprises Architecture Special Interest Community. He is also a member of the SAP University Alliance, which consist over 900 universities developing a global EA curriculum.