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Whether he's leading from the C-Suite, chairing a Board, or authoring books on leadership, our guest Jim Hagemann Snabe is revered across industries as a master of transformation. In this insights-filled episode, Jim shares his refreshing and trailblazing leadership model that has enabled him to deftly lead transformation and change at SAP and at 100+ year old companies, Siemens and Maersk.

We'll discuss Jim's views on reinventing from a position of strength, culture change and navigating an unpredictable future. We'll also hear about his redefining moment in India that most deeply informed his perspective on leadership: to use leadership to help progress some of the world's problems all while running a smart business. It's been his mantra ever since. At a time when sustainable leadership is more critical than ever, Jim explains how it's as good for the balance sheet as it is the environment, employees and the world. This episode will leave you inspired, energized, and emboldened to dream big and unlock potential for both your organization and you.

Jim Hagemann Snabe

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG
Chairman of AP Moller Maersk A/S

Jim Hagemann Snabe is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG (D), Chairman of A.P. Moller - Maersk (DK), Vice Chairman of Allianz SE (D) and Member of the Board of C3.AI (USA). He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at the World Economic Forum (WEF) and is Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). He is former co-CEO of SAP AG and holds a Master’s degree in Operational Research from the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Through his 25-year career within the IT industry, Jim Hagemann Snabe has continuously built on his experience and knowledge, starting as Trainee in SAP AG in 1990. Throughout his career, he has held multiple leadership roles at SAP and IBM as well as leading consulting, sales, and product development organisations. He was appointed member of the Executive Board of SAP in 2008 and co-CEO of SAP AG alongside Bill McDermott in 2010.

Jim Hagemann Snabe is actively engaged in efforts related to the digital transformation of business and society. These efforts bring together policy makers, business leaders, and leaders in society to understand current issues and shape a better and more sustainable future. He is Co-author of “Dreams and Details” - a book about leadership in times of change and Co-author of “Tech for Life” - a book about putting trust back in technology as a force for good.