Managing Director, SAP Labs, Singapore

Manik Narayan Saha is the Managing Director for SAP Labs Singapore, leading a team of over 200 highly talented individuals to deliver the latest, most innovative and sustainable products for customers.

As part of the Product Engineering group at SAP, he is also responsible for SAP Cloud Infrastructure strategy in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) which include overseeing key initiatives to deliver on cloud investments and driving the SAP cloud vision and growth in the region.

Prior to this, Manik was the CIO for SAP APJ from 2013 to 2019 and instrumental in providing IT services to over 30,000 staff in the region. He was the catalyst for the complete digital transformation of IT in APJ, with the introduction of AI and Machine learning technologies for SAP business processes, and accelerated the use of cloud solutions at SAP internally.

Before joining SAP, Manik worked at PSA Corporation for six years and was responsible for its container operations technology for Singapore and overseas ports.

Manik is currently a member of the INSEAD Alumni Network. A passionate enabler, he has coached over 500 participants in the “Strategy in the Age of Digital Disruption” course at INSEAD since 2018.

Manik holds a Masters degree in Applied Finance from the Singapore Management University and a Certificate in Corporate Governance from INSEAD. In 1999, under a full scholarship from the Ministry of Education Singapore, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University.