Tom Raftery is a Global Vice President for SAP, an adjunct professor at the Instituto Internacional San Telmo, and a board advisor for a number of startups. Before joining SAP Tom worked as an independent industry analyst focusing on the Internet of Things, Energy and CleanTech and as a Futurist for Gerd Leonhardts Futures Agency. Tom has a very strong background in technology and social media having worked in the industry since 1991. He is the cofounder of an Irish software development company, a social media consultancy, and is cofounder and director of a hyper energyefficient data center. Tom also worked as an Analyst for industry analyst firm RedMonk, leading their GreenMonk practice for over 7 years. Tom serves on the Advisory Boards of SmartCities World and RetailEverywhere.com.