Speaker Information
Ann James
Marketing Director at SAP supporting the North America State, Local and Education Sales Team


Ann James is a creative and intuitive marketing executive with the ability to challenge and inspire all levels of the business network. Developing and executing marketing programs and strategies, strengthening brand integrity and maximizing ROI for her sales teams are the things that float her marketing boat.

Ann is currently a Marketing Director at SAP supporting the North America State, Local and Education Sales Team.

Ann's extensive exposure in marketing programs and communications utilizing traditional and innovative programs, such as Internet, social media, events, direct mail, print advertising, e-mail messaging, and guerrilla marketing campaigns over her 30-year marketing career are what sets her apart. She has been specializing in field marketing for most of her career and her relationships with her sales team tell the story best.

Ann believes marketing should be closely aligned with sales and should be able to show ROI -- often this requires a willingness to challenge and inspire all levels of the organization.

This is not Ann's first marketing rodeo. Her ability to learn new marketing tricks, change and adapt to culture and community is key to Ann's success over several decades.