Thomas Fleckenstein is chief product owner of SAP S/4HANA analytics. He has shaped and evangelized the concept of “embedded analytics” in SAP cloud solutions such as SAP Business ByDesign and SAP S/4HANA Cloud. This concept is regarded as one of the major differentiators of SAP’s offering compared to other cloud solutions. His team is developing the Smart Business KPI and reports feature in SAP S/4HANA, which is also available in other products such as the SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA and the SAP Cloud Platform. Thomas holds a diploma in business and administration from the University of Mannheim, Germany. He joined SAP in 1999 as a developer for analytics business content for the SAP Business Warehouse. In 2004, he became product manager for analytics in SAP Business ByDesign. As of 2011, he works in the SAP Business Suite, and since 2014 for SAP S/4HANA. Thomas is frequently presenting topics around analytics at SAP TechEd in the US and Europe.