Russ LeFevre is Vice President, Industry Marketing for SAP, managing a team responsible for global go-to-market strategy and marketing program content for multiple industries, spanning public sector, education, defense, healthcare, oil and gas, utilities and mining. Russ has over 24 years of business development, strategy, marketing, sales and management experience with information technology providers, from entrepreneurial start-ups to established, large companies. Prior to SAP, he worked at PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards, and H.T.E.. He began his career working for the U.S. federal government and formerly held a Top Secret Clearance. A frequent speaker on government policy, management and technology issues, he has contributed to industry, analyst and media organizations, including IQPC, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, Gartner, IDC, Federation of Tax Administrators, Federal Computer Week, and Public CIO.