As Senior Director of Corporate Business Development at SAP, Hari Ashvini leads engagements with emerging partners such as Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Tencent, Silicon Valley tech startups and many more global companies. Hari has been with SAP for over 12 years, in a variety of roles in development, technology evangelism and business development. He has also held senior positions at Hyperion, Oracle and TopTier (acquired by SAP). His passions are bleeding edge technologies, global travel and badminton. Hari has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication from Bharathiar University in India. While studying for his MBA with Universidad Internacional de las Americas in Costa Rica, he dropped out to start his own company.