David Dreyer is a Solutions Principal for Manufacturing in SAP's NA Center of Excellence, after serving for ten years in IT leadership capacities with Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Most recently David served as ERP Design Lead in Harley-Davidson's Center of Excellence, focused on strategic manufacturing applications and integration. Prior to that, he was responsible for the manufacturing applications R&D team and deployment of enterprise-wide Visual Manufacturing systems. He began his career in public accounting as a CPA, successfully managed the turnaround of a technology start-up, then moved into consulting for IT innovation, including an engagement with Harley-Davidson that led to his role there. At SAP’s Center of Excellence he serves as a thought leader and catalyst for change to manufacturers who need to embrace the implications of the digital economy for their business, and transform their thinking and approach to successfully adopt the digital manufacturing mandate.