Jim Hagemann Snabe is Chairman of the supervisory board of Siemens AG, and Chairman of the Board of A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S.
An active member of the Board of Trustees at the World Economic Forum, he is particularly focused on the digital transformation of business and society. Jim is an advocate for progressive thinking, sharing insight and taking action.
Jim’s career in the IT industry spans more than 25 years, and he has held a number of leadership and consultative roles at SAP and IBM, leading global consulting, sales and product development operations. In 2008 Jim was appointed to the executive board of SAP, responsible for innovation and product development. In 2010, he was appointed joint CEO with Bill McDermott, heralding a new era for the software giant.
He has a MSc (economics and business administration) from Aarhus University in Denmark and is an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School. He is co-author (with Mikael Trolle) of Dreams and Details (2018) and (with Lars Thinggaard) of Tech for Life (2020).