As Vice President of Marketing, Networked Economy, Dinesh Sharma is charged with driving thought leadership, awareness and adoption of SAP’s solutions for Networked Economy across industries and lines of business. He is also responsible for leading messaging, positioning and go-to-market plans across the Networked Economy portfolio, as well as providing detailed analysis of industry and market trends, customer needs, competitors, economic environment and emerging business opportunities. Prior to this role, he was the global VP leading Internet of Things product marketing. Dinesh is a senior technology executive with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has managed worldwide business units for large technology companies and also founded technology start-ups, including Dynamic Pictures, Inc., which he sold to 3Dlabs. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Liverpool, UK.