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Continuing our ASUG meet the speaker series, I am pleased to introduce Kumar Chidambaram of Sigma Aldrich.  His session is EA 215, titled A Holisitc Approach to BI Using SAP HANA, SAP BW, and SAP BusinessObjects.  Get to know Kumar below (photo of Kumar provided by Kumar):

Kumar is working as an IT Director at SIGMA ALDIRCH CORP and is responsible for business intelligence & analytics and SAP technology and a member of the IT leadership team.. He has worked with SAP products & Implementations since 1998 in different roles and responsibilities.  At Sigma Aldrich he is currently running a ‘green field ‘SAP implementation program called SAP NEXT, with SAP HANA as the core technology platform. Their current implementation scope includes following ECC, CRM , SRM , TM , EWM, HR, GTS , APO , BI , Business objects and allied products .  His go live date is Jan 2016.  They have been an SAP customer since 1997 using several of SAP products including ECC 4.7 and BW on HANA currently .

His personal career spans over two decades engaged in different roles in management and IT, spanning manufacturing & service industries and across different parts of the world including Europe & USA. He holds a degree in science and an MBA among other professional certifications.

He lives in Saint Louis, Missouri, with his wife  Sukanya and says he is blessed with two daughters Swathi ( a third year medical student) and Smrithi who is entering college this year.   He personally enjoys Indian classical music, reading fiction  & travel. He enjoys walking long distances across nature trails or quiet surroundings.

I met Kumar in March at an SAP event and found him to be articulate, knowledgeable and forthright.  This is the type of customer-speaker you want to hear from when you attend a SAP event.

Here is his abstract below of his session:

As part of Sigma-Aldrich's strategy to implement a robust and scalable enterprise data warehouse (EDW), they recently migrated their SAP Business Warehouse powered by SAP HANA platform and implemented an SAP BusinessObjects platform and allied toolsets to support their wide user base ranging from desktop to mobile. Hear their practical experience.

So add Kumar's session to your agenda today.


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