Accenture has appointed Dr. Alexander Zeier as managing director of in-memory solutions and director of programs for the SAP HANA platform within the Accenture Innovation Center for SAP Solutions.
Accenture said he will work with clients to develop in-memory solutions, provide sales support to global industry teams in leveraging in-memory technology and provide thought leadership.
“Accenture has been committed to developing solutions based on in-memory technology for several years, and I am excited to be joining this team to drive further innovations in this important strategic area,” Zeier said in a release. “Companies are relying on transactional and analytical data more than ever.”
Before joining Accenture, he led SAP’s first large in-memory application and helped develop SAP HANA.
He holds 10 patents related to in-memory technology and applications for enterprise systems and is the co-author of “In-Memory Data Management – Technology and Applications” with Hasso Plattner.
Zeier is also a visiting professor in residence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and was deputy chair of enterprise platform and integration concepts at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Germany.