Noboru Ota is chief expert in SAP S/4HANA solution management, based out of the Walldorf office. He has been working with SAP since 2002, when he joined its Tokyo office in Japan as an SAP consultant. In 2006, he moved to the Melbourne office in Australia and dedicated more than a decade as a frontline implementation consultant and team lead. He engaged in various multi-year SAP implementation projects, designing business processes, configuring and coding features and functions, supporting go-live through the night, and producing a ton of documents. He relocated a second time across ocean and land to Germany in 2017, where he currently focuses on communicating different aspects of SAP S/4HANA to a wide range of audiences.