William R. McDermott
William R. McDermott has served as Chief Executive Officer of SAP SE (formerly SAP AG), or SAP, a business software company that provides collaborative business solutions to companies of all sizes, since May 2014 and as Executive Board Member of SAP since 2008. He served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of SAP from February 2010 to May 2014 and, before his service in that position, as President of Global Field Operations and Chief Executive Officer of SAP Americas & Asia Pacific Japan. Before joining SAP in 2002, Mr. McDermott served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Operations at Siebel Systems, an e-business software company, and as President of Gartner, Inc., an information technology research and advisory firm. He spent 17 years at Xerox Corporation in various senior management positions, including President of the U.S. Major Account Organization and Senior Vice President/General Manager of Xerox Business Systems. Mr. McDermott serves as a director of Under Armour, Inc., a performance apparel company dedicated to technologically advanced products, and ANSYS, Inc., a provider of engineering and simulation software and technologies. Mr. McDermott served on the board of directors of PAETEC Holding Corp., a competitive broadband communications company, from February 2007 until its acquisition by Windstream Corporation in November 2011. The board selected Mr. McDermott to serve as a director because his experience serving in top positions with large leading global software and technology companies for more than 20 years will permit him to contribute significant leadership, finance, international and operational expertise and insight to the board.