Irfan Khan


Irfan Khan

About Irfan Khan

Irfan Khan is president of the Platform and Technologies business within SAP’s Global Customer Operations (GCO) organization, with overall responsibility for revenue associated with all data and analytics assets of the company. These include SAP HANA, EIM, middleware, big data, cloud analytics, and innovation technologies. Irfan’s responsibilities also extend to leading SAP’s PaaS business centered around the SAP Cloud Platform solution, which enables customers to implement digital transformation, utilizing modern digital innovations around blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and IoT scenarios. Prior to his current role, Irfan has been global head of SAP’s Database and Data Management go-to-market organization as well as overall SAP CTO for SAP’s field organization. Irfan joined SAP through the acquisition of Sybase Inc. where he was senior VP & CTO. He spent almost two decades in various executive leadership positions across engineering, marketing, and sales. Irfan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science as well as a Master of Science degree in Advanced Computing from Kings College University of London, UK.

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Foundation For The Intelligent Enterprise: A Digital Platform

12-Jun-2019 | Irfan Khan

A key conundrum lies at the heart of every CIO’s decision-making process. Simply put: how to manage and leverage data in the best way possible that maximizes growth and innovation? But of course, t

Extracting Value From Your Most Precious Asset For The Intelligent Enterprise

6-Feb-2019 | Irfan Khan

Throughout the history of business computing – from punchcards to artificial intelligence – companies have sought to extract value from their data. Go back to the 1970s and 80s, when mainframes do