Robert joined Google Cloud in April 2019. Prior to Google, Robert spent 27 years at SAP in leadership roles across sales and operations, most recently as president of the Cloud Business Group and executive board member. He developed and managed SAP’s entire cloud product portfolio, led the field revenue and enablement efforts across multiple geographies, and oversaw core functions including professional services, ecosystem, channel, and solutions. Before joining SAP, Robert spent 11 years in various roles in the IT industry. An avid supporter of youth advancement and development, he serves as the honorary global chairman of the Els for Autism Golf Challenge. Robert currently sits on the boards of Discovery Limited in South Africa and Docker in San Francisco, California.