How long have you been in Product Development? I have worked in Product Development as a Developer for 14 years.
What products do you work on? I work on ACE (Address Correction and Encoding) as well as the US Regulatory Address Cleanse and DSF2 Walk Sequencer transforms within Data Services.
What was your last job before coming to work for SAP? I worked for 12 years as a Software Engineer at Electronic Data Systems before coming to SAP. I was assigned to the General Motors account and worked on various manufacturing applications deployed in assembly and fabrication plants.
What do you like most about your job? I enjoy both the diversity and technical challenges that this job provides. There are plenty of complex issues that arise to keep me busy and provide me with different opportunities to keep me engaged.
What is the most challenging or rewarding experience you had working with your product? Juggling multiple releases and deployments of our product at the same time has been the most challenging experience for me thus far.
If you could work on another SAP product, what would it be and why? With all the excitement and potential success surrounding SAP HANA, it would be fun to have an opportunity to work on a HANA project and keep up with the latest technology.
What are your hobbies outside of work? I enjoy many outdoor activities especially golfing, fishing, hunting and bicycling. I also enjoy any time I can spend with my family.
If you were given a month off of work, what would you do? Catch up on projects around the house and sneak in some golf and fishing here and there of course.