William “Bill” Newman
William “Bill” Newman is a Senior Industry Value Advisor with SAP America, as well as an author, professional speaker, writer and consultant with 30 years of experience in strategy and IT planning across multiple industry sectors. A Certified Management Consultant since 1995, he has led consulting practices at Booz & Company, KPMG BearingPoint, and Grant Thornton, and led his own consulting firm Newport Consulting Group before joining SAP. Bill’s strategy work with global Fortune 500 and high growth companies has made him a thought leader in automotive and manufacturing circles. He is the author of two books on enterprise performance and his writings have been a featured LinkedIN Editor’s Choice. Bill was a national board member of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC USA), and currently serves on the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) Management Consulting Taskforce and the McKinsey Quarterly Executive Panel.