Jim Hagemann Snabe – Keynote Speaker

Chairman Siemens AG; Boardmember of Trustees at World Economic Forum; Board member C3.ai; Former Co-CEO of SAP; Former Chairman Maersk

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Specialist Subjects

  • Dreams & Details - a Leadership model to reinvent your company from a position of strength
  • Digital disruption - opportunities and challenges
  • Reponsive and responsible leadership - leading the 4th industrial revolution


  • English


Jim Hagemann Snabe is the former co-CEO of SAP AG and former Chairman A. P. Moller Maersk (DK). He is now Chairman Siemens AG (D) and Board member C3.ai (US). He is member of the Board of Trustees at World Economic Forum (CH). Recently, Jim Hageman Snabe has been nominated by Northvolt as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors.

With 25 years of experience in the IT industry, Jim Hagemann Snabe is focused on leadership around innovation, digitisation and societal progress. As co-CEO of SAP Jim, together with Bill McDermott, was instrumental in driving the strategic development of SAP to double the value of the company and play a more responsible role in society. In 2013 he and co-CEO Bill McDermott were ranked #2 on Glassdoor.com’s listing of the top fifty highest rated CEOs, based on their 99 percent approval rating from employees.

In his capacity as a global business leader, Jim is involved in a number of activities focused on societal progress and the role of business in society. Snabe’s views on leadership is shaped by his commitment to solving societal issues and his trust in human potential.

Snabe received a master’s degree in operational research from the Aarhus School of Business in Denmark. In 2016 Jim was appointed Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School based on his work around digital transformation and its impact on business and society. He lives with his family in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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