Rachith Srinivas has spent more than 15 years in technology with more than 12 years in SAP America, joining SAP’s Professional Services organization in 2007, serving eventually as a platinum consultant in the SAP SRM practice. Since 2007, Rachith has been implementing and leading complex SAP procurement projects globally and has worked as a trusted advisor in this space on many strategic SAP accounts. Rachith has a Master of Business Administration degree from McCombs School of Business at UT Austin and a Master of Science in Software Engineering. Prior to joining SAP as a functional consultant, Rachith worked as an architect and lead programmer, working on developing complex J2EE based solutions for verticals including health, insurance, and finance. In addition, Rachith is also a prior SAP PRESS author, having published a book on SAP Ariba. He resides in Dallas with one son.