Second Anniversary at SAP

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Today, April 2nd, marks my 2nd anniversary at SAP. I wrote this when I joined to describe what I felt was the opportunity to really change how work gets done. Few get the chance to define and execute a product and go-to-market strategy at a large company such as SAP. I’m privileged to be one […]

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On Satya Nadella and being Indian….

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The ethnic conclusions implied in the title of this Bloomberg article “Why Microsoft and Everyone Else loves Indian CEOs” makes me really uncomfortable. To be clear, I am very proud that someone from my  ”-’hood” made it to the top of the heap. But what I celebrate here the most is not necessarily that Satya is […]

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Problem Sizing

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This story about the Waterwheel really moved me: “When Cynthia Koenig, a young social entrepreneur from New York, learned that millions of girls and women around the world spend hours each day collecting water from distant sources, she decided to create a new way to help people in poor communities transport water and it’s called […]

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pretzel logic: l’acte deux

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Five years ago I started this blog because I felt really strongly about an ill conceived contention in a blog post about the promise of RSS. Hours before I read that post, I had no intention or desire to blog but I felt really strongly about my PoV and decided to put up a blog […]

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Year One at SAP

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April marks my one-year anniversary at SAP. It’s been an incredible ride to say the least. I’m a lucky guy – I came to SAP to help build out its products and go-to-market in the social and collaborative software category. But what I really I got was a chance to get in on the ground floor […]

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Introducing the newest love of my life: Anneka Roxanne Patel

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I’m joining SAP AG.

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A personal note. I’ve accepted the role at SAP for Global Vice President, Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Solutions. In the fall of 2011 I began to chart the next chapter of my career. I’ve had an amazing run over the last 10 years. Since 2002, well before the dawn of social networking, I’ve had the […]

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