Video Q&A: Dave Maloney Provides an Overview of the SAP Business Technology Platform

By Robert Holland, VP Research – SAPinsider

In 2020 SAP started talking about their Business Technology Platform, which featured prominently in CTO Juergen Mueller’s TechEd keynote. But what is the SAP Business Technology Platform? Is it a rebranding of an existing solution? Is it something new? And how does it help existing customers?

Dave Maloney, NA Vice President, Business Technology Platform joined me recently to provide an overview of the SAP Business Technology Platform, and what it means for SAPinsiders.


For more information on the topic, see the article that Maloney references during the conversation on Demystifying SAP’s Business Technology Platform.


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Dave Maloney is the North American Vice President for the SAP Business Technology Platform and is helping to lead SAP’s transformation to the Cloud. Dave is focused on helping customers get more from their investment in SAP by leveraging the Business Technology Platform across line-of-business applications. Accelerating Cloud adoption & renewals is Dave’s measure of success – including SAP Store, Solution Extension & Solution Integration partners.
Dave started his career as an engineer – from remediating hazardous waste sites to supporting the design of US Embassies but quickly migrated towards software through the utilization of Geographic Information Systems. He subsequently joined a string of successful software startups from Pivotal Software to Blue Titan (which became Akana, Rogue Wave and is now Perforce).
Dave joined SAP as part of the Product Lifecycle Management team with a focus on what is now SAP Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management. He was tapped to lead the go-to-market for the product but, when SAP acquired Business Objects, was enlisted as part of the integration team. Dave was a founding member of SAP’s first Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics and was instrumental in driving the adoption of BusinessObjects analytics & reporting. When SAP’s in-memory database “HANA” launched, Dave moved into the Southeast Region and was responsible for HANA and SAP’s Data & Analytics portfolio at strategic accounts.