Kai Goerlich, SAP SE, Chief Futurist. Kai analyzes trends and creates future scenarios to develop thought leadership and innovation projects. He joined SAP in 1997 and worked several years as a competitive and market analyst for SAP‘s consulting unit and as Idea Director Thought Leadership in global marketing. Before SAP Kai worked as a public relations consultant in international PR agencies and as a biologist at universities. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Corporate Foresight Certification Program at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany.