- Thomas Otter is the founder of Otter Advisory GmbH, which helps buyers, builders and investors navigate HCM technology and large-scale enterprise software product management.
- From 2013 to August 2018, Mr. Otter served as the VP of Product Management and GVP of Product Management at SAP SucessFactors, and from 2008 to 2013, he was the Research VP at Gartner Inc. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Otter served as the Chief Business Solution Architect at SAP AG, from 2001 to 2003, he was the Strategy Director at Pecaso Group Ltd., and from 1995 to 2000, he held several different roles at SAP in South Africa, Germany and the United Kingdom.
- Mr. Otter received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Natal, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from University of Witwatersrand, an LLM in Technology and Telecommunications Law from University of Strathclyde and a PhD in Applied Economics from the Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie.