hari srinivasan
Male, 52 years old

Hari is responsible to lead and manage client engagements in the mid-market segment, sell SAP offerings and assist with pre-sales, hire and nurture talent and grow the SAP BI/EPM off-shore practice and build intellectual capital. Prior to starting at IBM, Hari was a Senior Principal at Business and Decision specializing in selling and delivering SAP BI/EPM projects, practice development and management and defining GTM offerings for the SAP practice. Hari started his professional career in 1987 as an Audit trainee and worked in the business at various levels in accounting, audit, finance, sales, marketing, project acquisition and management, corporate mergers, infrastructure bidding, infrastructure investment, and company incorporation and restructuring. Hari started his SAP career in 1998 as an FI-CO consultant and managed and delivered SAP projects in India and globally. Hari pioneered the development and deployment of SAP projects using on-site off-shore and near-shore methodology. Hari then specialized in IS-Retail, a vertical to deliver technology solutions to the retail industry. Hari moved to the U.S in 2000 and joined COMPENDIT Inc. in 2001. COMPENDIT was acquired by Inforte in 2004 and in turn, Inforte was acquired by Business & Decision in 2007. Hari has sold, delivered and managed numerous SAP BI projects for global corporations in the U.S., Europe and Middle East. Hari has extensive experience in EPM, BI and Data warehousing and has conducted several BI strategy, upgrade and reporting assessments, delivered BI roadmaps, developed and deployed BI architecture for Fortune 100 companies and project managed and implemented numerous BI and planning projects. Hari has written articles and white papers in TDWI, BI Expert and GRC Expert and has presented at several conferences including ASUG, SAP Reporting & Analytics, SAP NetWeaver & Portals, SAP GRC and Managing your SAP Projects. Specialties Business Development, Practice Management and Client Management, Offshore and Nearshore project delivery SAP EPM, specializing in planning applications SAP Business Intelligence SAP ERP IS Audit and Governance Infrastructure Investment and Company acquisitions