BWT Vancouver is excited to introduce one of our panelists for our Annual Marquee Event 2016, Andy Cobbold from SAP!
Andy is a Global Software Executive who has successfully led global teams and cultural change within organizations at several software vendors. During his career Andy has lived in Europe and North America. He is currently an executive leader in SAP’s Product Support organization within SAP’s Global Service & Support (GSS) division. As the Head of the Global Support Center in North America (West) Andy leads a team that supports SAP’s diverse product portfolio and is focused on delivering world class technical support to SAP’s customer base.
As a member of the Canadian Executive team Andy also leads many local initiatives to help coach, mentor and develop the managers and leaders of the future, as well as to nurture early talents within Vancouver.
Andy has a track record of success within the world of software support. Before joining SAP he ran worldwide support for Business Objects, whom he joined in 2006, and led the transformation of their support business. After the acquisition of Business Objects by SAP, in April 2008, Andy was instrumental in leading the successful integration of the Business Objects support team into the broader SAP support organization. Prior to this Andy worked at BMC Software where he built and led a centralized European Support operation that provided technical support to BMC’s customer base across EMEA.
Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Lancaster, England.