Bernd Leukert is a German national. Bernd holds a Master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on engineering and information technology from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. Bernd is currently a member of the Executive Board of SAP SE with global responsibility for the development and delivery of all products across SAP’s product portfolio. In addition, he heads strategic innovation initiatives. Bernd joined SAP in 1994 and has held various management positions in application development, technology development, software engineering, and process governance. Bernd is also a member of the Supervisory Boards of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz, DFKI) and of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, a member of the Market Strategy Board of the International Electrotechnical Commission and the steering committee chairman of the Plattform Industrie 4.0 for the German government’s Industrie 4.0 initiative. Bernd was first appointed to the TomTom Supervisory Board in September 2017. His current term runs until 2021.