Gairik Acharya is a senior technical architect at IBM with more than 18 years of IT experience. He is a recognized expert in ABAP, SAP HANA, SAP S/4HANA, SAP Fiori, SAPUI5, SAP Cloud Platform, and SAP Mobility. Currently, he works as a key architect at the IBM SAP S/4HANA Center of Excellence group in North America, architecting solutions for several global implementations for IBM's top-tier clients. He's a certified and recognized expert in SAP application consulting and is responsible for building new capabilities within the group, including SAP Cloud Platform and blockchain. He's a frequent speaker at SAP TechEd, covering a variety of new technical areas.