Christian Schmidkonz joined SAP AG in 1994. He is experienced in software development, project management and coaching for more than 20 years. He holds a Masters degree in Technical Computer Science. Further on he was head of product development at e-SAP, the former internet company of SAP. Since 2002, Christian successfully introduces innovative methodologies and concepts at SAP, like a new standard project management methodology for knowledge transfer projects or a new requirements engineering approach for standard software products. Since 2005 he is responsible for the introduction of agile methodologies in standard software development in an international context. Currently he serves as a Chief Development Architect and is responsible for the agile process definition, support, consulting, training and mentoring teams to ensure a successful Scrum implementation. Christian is a Certified Scrum Master and a Certified Scrum Product Owner.