John Mayerhofer

John Mayerhofer is Vice President of Innovation at SAP Labs, where he designs programs to cultivate grass roots and open innovation, helps to design apps for sustainable design decision making, and leads the Future of Education research initiative. He was formerly an active volunteer at the Cradle-to-Cradle Innovation Institute, advising on charter, funding, entity formation, and intellectual property. As Advisory Council chair, he provided input on standards development processes, operations, and innovation community development. Design Revolution ( is a non-profit technology incubator whose mission is to improve the health and income of people living on less than $4 a day. John has 20 years of experience delivering and bringing to market software-driven solutions (internet services, mobile, media, platform, enterprise applications, security, cloud, social media) for Oracle, Gain, BroadVision, Westbridge, and VoiceIndigo.