Jan Grünen holds a diploma in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim, Germany, with majors in Business Informatics and Organization and Logistics, and an international exchange to the University of Wales in Swansea, UK.
In his diploma thesis, Jan Grünen analyzed the topic of how XML could be leveraged for international payment instructions as Diploma Student at SAP. After graduation, he worked in different roles for various departments at SAP, e.g. in Product Development, Business Consulting, Marketing, and Solution Packaging. He has profound knowledge of Supply Chain Management processes and applications, with industry expertise in High Tech, Industrial Manufacturing and Automotive Industry sectors.
His research interests revolve around the digital transformation of procurement, particularly business-to-business networks and the use of predictive analytics.