James Thomas

Vice President, SAP SuccessFactors India

James brings with him extensive experience in management, sales consulting, alliances and channels, and business development, along with a deep understanding of the India market. He also has a wealth of experience in IT services as well as partnering ecosystem in India and Asia Pacific.

Most recently, James spearheaded the India Sales, Services and Operations at Kronos. During his tenure of 12 years, he led India to be one of the fastest growing regions for the organization. He even served as a member of the International and Asia Pacific Leadership team, responsible for all markets outside of America and drove growth in the emerging markets. Moving ahead in his illustrious journey of more than 25 years, James will be chartered to lead the business and operations at SAP in India.

James is a much sought-after speaker at a lot of forums and is constantly featured in interviews across various publications on topics related to Human Resources and Workforce Management. He holds an MBA from IMT, Ghaziabad, India, and is an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India, with an Honors degree in Electronics Engineering. He is an avid sports enthusiast and a voracious reader.