Falk Rieker, Global Head of Banking Business Unit, is responsible for the Banking solution strategy and solution management teams at SAP and is part of SAP’s Global Leadership Team for Banking. With over 20 years of experience and thought leadership in the Banking and Software Industry, he speaks at international banking conferences and has had articles published and quoted in American Banker, BS&T, Wall Street and Technology, and other leading industry publications. For several years, Falk has been part of the sales leadership team in North America. Key achievements include 100+ net new customers, the successful integration of Business Objects, and solution innovation with industry leaders like JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He joined SAP in 1999 from BHF Bank (Deutsche Bank Group), where he worked in the Office of the CFO. Falk holds an MBA in Banking and Marketing from the Bavaria State University in Bayreuth, Germany.