William (“Bill”) Newman
William Bill Newman serves as North America Executive Advisor Chief at SAP, providing industry perspective, strategic business advice, and thought leadership to support SAP automotive and discrete industry customers and their coinnovation programs. Bill is an author, professional speaker, writer, industry executive and consultant with 30 years of experience in business 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 Newport Consulting Group. Bill has also held industry leadership positions including five years as a member of the US management team at Volkswagens IT division. The author of two books on enterprise performance, Bills writings have been a featured in several blogs and selected as LinkedIN Editors Choice. He is a former national board member of the Institute of Management Consultants. Contact: William.Newman@SAP.com.