Dr Philipp Herzig

Chief AI Officer
Dr Philipp Herzig

In his role, Herzig oversees SAP’s Business AI efforts from strategy to execution to deliver exciting customer outcomes. Together with his team, he delivers state-of-the art AI services, tools, and technologies, and helps to embed AI across SAP’s entire application and platform portfolio. 

Before being appointed to his current role, Herzig was globally responsible for bringing SAP’s product portfolio together in one seamlessly integrated experience for customers, spanning from integration efforts to user experience, and cross-product innovations. Herzig started his career at SAP in 2009. Since then, he has held various roles as software engineer, architect, product owner and engineering leader at SAP's Innovation Center Potsdam. He led teams in multiple areas across SAP’s portfolio including Real Estate, SAP CPQ, and SAP’s Health applications. In these roles, Herzig focused on cloud-native application engineering, distributed systems, continuous integration and delivery, as well as fostering a culture of high engineering excellence. 

Herzig is based in Potsdam, Germany, and holds a PhD in Computer Science from Technische Universität Dresden.