Mala Anand


Mala Anand

About Mala Anand

At SAP, Mala Anand is president, Intelligent Enterprise Solutions and Industries powered by SAP Leonardo, Machine Learning, IoT, Data, AI, and Analytics. In this charter, she is responsible for orchestrating industry and cross-line-of-business execution end to end for customer outcomes, success, and impact – through integrated solution packages, bundles, and commercialization. This will ensure that SAP innovation and intelligent technologies – from blockchain and conversational AI to machine learning and robotic process automation – is deeply embedded in our suite, our solutions, and our platform. Previously, she served as senior VP, Data & Analytics, Automation Software Platform Group at Cisco Systems, Inc., and holds multiple technology patents. Among other roles, she was entrepreneur in residence for the noted venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and developed software products for Corosoft (BMC), Rapt (Microsoft), and Beyond, Inc. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree in computer science from Brown University.

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How To Build Trust Through Personalization

1-Oct-2019 | Mala Anand

Consumers are conflicted, and rightly so. Study after study shows that they want – and expect ­– the convenience that comes from personalized experiences and simultaneously are worried about the

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Raising The Bar For Responsible Behavior

11-Sep-2019 | Mala Anand

The past 25 years have been a period of unprecedented innovation, reimagining the way we communicate, buy products, travel, track our health, consume entertainment, and spend our time. Yet it has also

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Want Responsible AI? Think Business Outcomes

7-Aug-2019 | Mala Anand

The rising concern about how AI systems can embody ethical judgments and moral values are prompting the right questions. Too often, however, the answer seems to be to blame the technology or the techn

healthcare, digital transformation, patient-centered medicine, data, personalized medicine

Unleashing The Power Of Digital: A Technologist’s View Of Data-Driven Innovation In Healthcare

24-May-2018 | Mala Anand

We see a paradigm shift happening with a new notion of a connected enterprise. A mass transformation is happening in the market with billions of increasingly connected information-gathering devices an

adaptive enterprise, data, analytics

How A Data-Driven Culture Enables Innovation And Empowerment In An Adaptive Enterprise

3-Apr-2017 | Mala Anand

Data is the fuel for the digital economy and is at the core of driving insight-driven business transactions – from decision-making to cross-departmental collaboration. Organizations deal with an abu

Analytics: Fueling The Digital Economy

6-Feb-2017 | Mala Anand

The digital economy is significantly redefining how companies manage their business. Challenged to stay ahead of the massive changes that are disrupting the marketplace, organizations are turning the