Prof. Kagermann, CEO of SAP SE and foundation board member of the Hasso Plattner Foundation for Software Systems Engineering, became a fellow on July 12, 2007 at a reception celebrating his 60th birthday in Berlin. He received the medal from HPI Director Prof. Christoph Meinel.
“The HPI appreciates your efforts in establishing and developing the Hasso-Plattner-Institute and its educational program in the field of IT-Systems Engineering. As CEO of an international corporation, you support the academic education of highly talented young IT specialists in a particularly strong and lasting way”, Meinel said. The HPI is also much obliged to Prof. Kagermann for his commitment to the foundation board.