Morgan in 2017 at Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
March 13, 1971
Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.
|Residence||Delaware County, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Alma mater||James Madison University|
|Occupation||Co-CEO, SAP SE|
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Jennifer Morgan (born March 13, 1971) is an American technology executive. She is the Co-Chief Executive Officer at SAP SE. Morgan became the first American woman ever appointed to the SAP Executive Board in 2017. Morgan is the first female Chief Executive of SAP, and she is the first female CEO of a company on the DAX index.
Early life and education
Morgan was born and raised in Northern Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC. She studied at James Madison University. Following her graduation, Morgan began to work at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) where she met her husband, Michael.
Following her employment at Andersen Consulting, Morgan served in a business development role at Siebel Systems from 2000 to 2004. Morgan joined SAP in 2004 as part of the company's public sector business. From there, Morgan rose quickly within SAP leadership. In just five years, Morgan went from President of SAP Regulated Industries to the President of the Americas & Asia Pacific Japan. In 2017, Morgan was appointed to the SAP executive board and in April 2019 she became President of the SAP Cloud Business Group. In October 2019, Morgan and fellow SAP Executive Board member Christian Klein were named Co-Chief Executive Officers of SAP following the departure of CEO Bill McDermott.
Beginning in 2015, while she was President of SAP North America, Morgan led efforts to close the gender pay gap at SAP. After independent audits of Morgan's initiative, SAP raised salaries by over $1 million across the company, which resulted in 99% of all men and women being paid equally.
In January 2019, Morgan launched her podcast, A Call to Lead. The podcast targets mid-career professionals and discusses leadership and career advancement. Morgan's podcast guests have included academics, business professionals, and government officials (including Former Second Lady Jill Biden, Simon Sinek, and others).
In 2018, Morgan was ranked 55th on Forbes list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women.
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