Oliver Vivell works at SAP. He is a senior member of SAP’s Corporate Development team. He gets involved in due diligence activities and has a track record in successfully integrating over twenty companies.

Beside his work at SAP he is currently enrolled in an MBA at Santa Clara University which he expects to complete in December 2016.

Prior to his role in SAP’s Corporate Development team, Oliver was part of SAP’s Services organization, later named SAP Global Service and Support, based in Germany. In this role, he restructured the acquisition and due diligence processes for this area of SAP’s business. This earned him an outstanding contribution award in 2009, identifying him by SAP as “top talent”.

Oliver started his career 2006 at SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany in the New Product Introduction team where he built demos that supported new product launches.

He holds a law degree from the Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Legal Informatics from Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany.

Oliver likes to share knowledge and was lecturing in term 2009-2010 intellectual property (IP) law at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany.

Currently Oliver lives in San Jose with his wife and his two kids.