David Dixon is a regularly featured speaker at ASUG and SAPinsider conferences globally and co-authored several books with SAP and industry thought leaders as well as numerous sponsored white papers. David started his career in 1995 as an SAP Financials consultant with SAP. He was an SAP Platinum Consultant before he left SAP in 1999 to help start up an SAP data warehousing and analytics consultancy that was acquired in 2004, which in turn, was acquired in 2007 for the SAP practice and culture that David built. Thereafter, David built overnight SAP practices at other companies before co-founding TruQua and joining forces with IBM through acquisition in 2020. David is not only an executive but a practicing Finance Transformation consultant with an intimate knowledge of SAP since his earliest days with SAP. He has extensive experience in implementing complicated global solutions for Fortune 100 companies and is internationally recognized for his expertise.