John Papandrea, as Senior Vice President of Health Sciences at SAP AG, drives the company’s industry leadership efforts in providing strategic software solutions to health care provider and life sciences organizations around the world. He has more than 23 years of health science industry and related technology experience and has experience providing strategic direction and advice to an array of clients throughout the world. Mr. Papandrea has an interest in the future of medicine, translational and biomedical informatics, disruptive innovation, new service models and how health care convergence can be supported by innovative emerging technologies. Previously, he worked with Deloitte Consulting, Capgemini and Ernst & Young, driving strategic partner relationships and advising clients on the value derived from the use of information technology in health care, particularly in the clinical arena. Mr. Papandrea holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from the University of Technology, Sydney and a master’s degree in health administration from The University of New South Wales, Australia. Profile
TWST: Please start with a broad overview of SAP.
Mr. Papandrea: We have been in business about 35 years, headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, and we are the largest application provider in the world.