Manju Bansal, a Senior Director at SAP, helps run marketing, operations and strategic projects for the SAP Startup Focus program, which helps promising startups in the Big Data, predictive and real-time analytics space develop new applications on SAP HANA and accelerate market traction. Since joining in 2007, Manju has held various roles in product and channel marketing. Prior to SAP, he was the founder of Thinknotes, an innovative content delivery platform that connected consumers, physicians, and pharmaceutical companies, and created personalized content repositories to help consumers manage their unique medical situations. Manju has climbed several peaks in the Himalayas and bicycled thousands of miles in countries around the globe. He holds an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA and a degree from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.