Kai Finck is Senior Vice President of Line of Business Solutions for Corporate Functions, comprising SAP’s solutions for Human Resources, Finance, Enterprise Asset Management, Real Estate, IT and Commodities Management. He joined SAP in 1998 as a developer in the Industry Business Unit Automotive. In 2001, he took over responsibility for the Strategic Custom Development Project with the German Armed Forces, resulting in a differentiating Industry Solution for Defense Forces & Public Security. Kai was then appointed Vice President for the Development Unit Manufacturing Industries & Defense, and two years later was named Senior Vice President for the Development Area PLM, Industries & Asset and Mobile. Prior to joining SAP, Kai was an officer in the German Air Force responsible for Aircraft Maintenance.