Elke Speliopoulos

Experience

 

 

 

Jul. 2001 – Present 
SAP Labs, LLC (formerly SAP Portals, Inc), Newtown Square, PA
Director, Portal Solutions

  • Successfully launched ASUG Enterprise Portals Interest Group as leader of product management team.
  • Acts as mySAP Enterprise Portals liaison to group leadership as well as coordination point for portal-related issues within the SAP America organization.
  • Created roll-out channels to field organization and customer for product information; roll-in channels for product requirements.
  • Proactively drives SAP Americas' field requirements as participant of product definition task forces.

Oct. 2000 – Jun. 2001 
SAP America, Inc
, Parsippany, NJ
Director, Product Management, Strategic Initiatives, mySAP Workplace

  • Launched enterprise portal solution to large customer base as leader of product management team.
  • Acted as liaison to ASUG mySAP Workplace Focus Group.
  • Supported and steered all marketing events and rollout activities
  • Held responsibility for communication of information to field organization and customer as well as roll-in of product requirements.

Jan. 2000 – Sep. 2000 
SAP America, Inc.
, Parsippany, NJ
Product Manager, mySAP Workplace

  • Ensured internal knowledge transfer.
  • Responsible for technology-related issues.
  • Developed and taught internal consulting workshop.
  • Supported the marketing organization.

Jul. 1999 – Dec. 1999 
SAP America, Inc., Parsippany, NJ
Product Requirement Planning Consultant (Technology)

  • Acted as liaison between America's SAP User Group's (ASUG) Business Process groups and SAP.
  • Attended and presented at 3 ASUG group meetings,
  • Presented to internal consulting group,
  • Held workshop for internal organization with 100+ attendees.

Sep. 1997 – Jun. 1999 
SAP AG,, Walldorf, Germany
Product Management, Business Process Technology

  • Held customer presentations at international events and in-house.
  • Taught workshops for pre-sales force in Germany and U.S.
  • Designed, implemented and maintained departmental web server.
  • Created visual presentations of R/3 functionality using various tools.

Nov. 1995 – Jun. 1997 
Ordat GmbH & Co. KG
, Giessen, Germany
ERP Consultant, Network Administrator

  • Implemented Purchasing module of ERP software FOSS as consultant.
  • Taught customer training course and developed documentation.
  • Administered company network and created company’s Web presence.

Jun. 1994 – Aug. 1995 
AIPSO, Johnston, RI
Programmer, Help Desk

  • Developed custom applications in COBOL and macro languages.
  • Supported Editorial Department in automation project for insurance manuals.
  • Taught internal class for WordPerfect on a quarterly basis.

Aug. 1988 – Mar. 1989 
Macy’s / Biotherm, Monterey, CA
Counter Manager

  • Exceeded sales goals five out of six months.
  • Assumed responsibility for placing and signing for monthly purchase orders.
  • Attended three seminars on product presentation and sales enhancement.

Jun. 1985 – Dec. 1987 
Deutsche Lufthansa
,
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Flight Attendant

  • Assigned to worldwide flights, working in First, Business and Economy Class.
  • Assumed responsibility for passenger physical comfort and safety.
  • Accountable for duty-free goods worth $7,000 per flight.

Nov. 1982 – Aug. 1984 
U.S. Army
, Giessen, Germany
Housing Referral Clerk

  • Negotiated rental contracts with German landlords for U.S.soldiers.
  • Inspected numerous apartments for suitability as housing.
  • Attributed to morale and welfare of U.S. soldiers and their families in Germany.

Education

Sep.1991–May 1994 
Providence College, Providence, RI

  • Bachelor of Science, Health Services Administration.
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude. Highest honor in field of study. No. 1 in class ranking.

Sep.1978–Dec.1980
Liebigschule, Giessen, Germany

  • German Abitur.

Sep.1977–Jul.1978
Shafter High School, Shafter, CA

  • High School Diploma.
  • Foreign Exchange Student (YFU).

References

Upon request.