Head of Product Security Research, SAP
Board responsibilities: Strategic research and innovation agenda.
Volkmar Lotz has more than 20 years of experience in industrial research on security and software engineering. He heads SAP’s product security research program, a group of ~40 researchers investigating in applied research and innovative security solutions for modern software platforms, networked enterprises and future Internet applications. SAP product security research defines and executes SAP’s security research agenda in alignment with SAP’s business strategy and global research trends. Volkmar’s current research interests include Cloud security, service security, authorisation, security engineering, formal methods and compliance. Volkmar has published numerous scientific papers in his areas of interest and regularly serves on programme committees of internationally renowned conferences. He has supervised various European projects, including large-scale integrated projects.
Volkmar holds a diploma in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern.