SAP Labs India welcomed Federal Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, at their Bengaluru campus on Sunday, February 26, 2023. He was hosted by Christian Klein, CEO and Executive Board Member, SAP SE, and Sindhu Gangadharan, SVP & MD, SAP Labs India and Head, SAP User Enablement.
During the two-hour visit, Federal Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz congratulated SAP Labs India on completing 25 years of building breakthrough innovations for SAP’s half a million customers worldwide. The Chancellor experienced demos in the areas of digitalisation, sustainability, digital supply chain, e-mobility and human capital engagement. He also gained cognizance of SAP Labs India’s undertaking in the field of new technologies, upskilling, sustainability, climate change and networked enterprises.
Federal Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, said, “I was delighted to visit the impressive SAP Labs India campus in Bengaluru. The work SAP is doing there and worldwide is crucial for Germany’s and India’s future in the field of digitalisation, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. India and especially Bengaluru set an example when it comes to the aforementioned fields. The fact that Germany’s biggest digital company is succeeding in India with Indian expertise and ingenuity is a great example of the living bridge between our two countries. ” Christian Klein, CEO and member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, who is on a short visit to India, said, “It was an honor to have Chancellor Olaf Scholz visit the SAP Labs India Bengaluru campus. SAP Labs India is among our top R&D hubs, fuelling SAP’s transformation into the cloud in one of the world’s fastest-growing regions. As a strategic location for nurturing the growth of skilled tech talent, SAP Labs India is helping drive the move towards a knowledge-based economy. SAP’s strong growth journey here is a testament to the strong relationship between the technology ecosystems of India and Germany.”
Sindhu Gangadharan, MD and SVP, SAP Labs India added, “Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s visit to SAP Labs India is a historic moment for us as we mark our 25th Anniversary of building breakthrough innovations centered around people, purpose and power of the ecosystem. As SAP’s largest R&D location, SAP Labs India is in a unique position to address the challenges of supply chain resiliency and enable every organisation and industry to become a network of intelligent, sustainable enterprises. We’re excited to fuel India and Germany’s bilateral relations and partnership in the areas of new technologies, digitalisation, sustainability, and climate change.”