Torsten Welte is the global head of SAP’s Industrial Business Unit for Aerospace & Defense as well as Travel & Transportation and has been with SAP for the last 16 years. In his current role, Torsten manages A&D’s and T&T product portfolio, go-to-market strategy and solution strategy, working with 9 of the ten largest aerospace and defense companies and SAP’s extensive partner ecosystem. Torsten is currently part of SAP’s Global Leadership Team for Discrete Industries and serves as a board member on the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, where he collaborates with other members on topics like Cybersecurity and Intelligent Enterprise and serves as a mentor to the alliances’ junior members. Prior to SAP, Torsten worked for Deloitte Consulting’s SAP practice as a Senior Manager. He graduated from Pforzheim University in Germany with a combined degree in Organizational Management and MIS. He currently resides in Seattle, Washington.