2018 TEF Speakers

Shuchi Sharma

Shuchi Sharma is the Global Vice President and Lead of Gender Intelligence at SAP, responsible for the strategy that supports SAP’s goal to obtain 28% women in leadership positions in 2020 and 30% in 2022. In this role, Shuchi leads, designs, and implements the gender intelligence strategy to ensure it is integrated into the fabric of SAP’s culture, values, and business model. She works with global stakeholders throughout the organization to create and deliver initiatives designed to foster a culture of inclusion related to achieving SAP’s gender equity goals, and will serve as a subject matter expert on gender-related issues. Shuchi oversees SAP’s Gender Intelligence programs including SAP’s Women’s Professional Growth Webinar series, and collaborates closely with the SAP Business Women’s Network.

Shuchi has experience in many aspects of SAP’s business including services, sales, and marketing. She served on the global leadership team for SAP’s business consulting practice for many years, managing several parts of the EMEA region, held a global marketing role, and most recently led the the North American SuccessFactors Business Transformation Advisory team. Shuchi started her career in management consulting at Ernst and Young LLP.

In addition, Shuchi has over 17 years of experience advancing women within the technology and health care industry. In 2007, she launched an organization dedicated to women’s leadership and professional development in Heidelberg, Germany that has grown and developed over the last 10 years to provide education, networking, and coaching to more than 350 women from more than 14 countries and 12 industries. She has served on the board of the Philadelphia Women’s Leadership Forum and serves the American Association of University Women (AAUW) as a StartSmart salary negotiation facilitator and teacher.

Shuchi is a graduate of the College of William and Mary where she received a master’s degree in organic chemistry and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. Additionally, she received a master’s degree in public health policy and management from the University of Michigan. Shuchi speaks five languages: English, German, Hindi, French, and some Italian.