The Supply Chain Experts by Your Side

We are dedicated to staying on top of - and ahead of - the innovations that influence every aspect of your supply chain. By leveraging the latest technology and listening to your unique needs, our global team of experts can turn supply chain challenges into dynamic business solutions that save you time and money.

Joerg Rohde

Chief Executive Officer

Raised and educated in Germany with an MS in Industrial Engineering, Joerg came to the US in 1993. With over 25 years of dedicated SAP leadership experience, Joerg is an SAP and Supply Chain authority. Over the course of his career, he has held various services delivery lead roles, including extensive program management and large-scale global SAP SCM transformation strategy development.

At Novigo, Joerg shapes the strategy, positioning, and go-to-market of Novigo worldwide, ensuring set-up for success. Joerg has held prior SAP Practice leadership positions at leading professional services organizations such as Price Waterhouse Coopers, CIBER, and Cognizant. Besides spending time with his family, skiing, and international traveling, Joerg enjoys Aviation as a private pilot.

Mahir Anwar

Vice President

Starting in business development, Mahir progressed his career by building a strong technical foundation focusing on Technology and Management, specifically within the SAP domain. Mahir is currently responsible for innovating and growing the Global End-to-End services/products portfolio offered by Novigo from presales to implementation delivery.

He has a firm belief in building lasting relationships with his customers beyond the active engagement timeframe. Having focused on SAP supply chain solutions, he is passionate about understanding an organization’s vision and helping them achieve process changes that bring about a lasting impact to the organizations and their customer.

Thorsten Schmidt

Vice President

Thorsten established his knowledge through diverse stages, starting at SAP and IBM in warehousing, transportation, and RFID solutions. For more than ten years, Thorsten has assumed different project roles and responsibilities, assuring a successful launch of the system within national as well as international client implementations. His experience enables our teams and customers to deliver complex

implementations in a fluctuating and quickly changing logistics environment focusing on the customer’s benefits.

As Vice President, Thorsten focuses on Logistics Service Providers, Forwarders, and Carriers and how they can benefit from logistics processes and solutions supported by SAP’s Execution Platform, integrating IoT technology and Blockchain.

Volker Weber

Vice President

Volker has spent almost his entire career in the SAP industry. Born and educated in Germany, he joined SAP in Walldorf in 1992 and four years later moved to Australia, where he still resides. After roles in Sales, Presales, Consulting, and a regional APAC role in Solution Management with SAP, Volker joined the partner ecosystem in 2005 to establish an industry-specialist consultancy in APAC as part of a global organization.

With a solid consulting business background and broad SAP experience, Volker managed during the last 10 years consulting teams in Australia that have delivered successful SAP projects to many customers in the ANZ region. In his role at Novigo, Volker is proud to be part of a company with a great reputation and a team striving to be the best in their space. In his spare time, Volker plays badminton, practices yoga, and goes bushwalking with friends.

Rebecca Lunn

Director of People Operations

Rebecca has spent many years helping organizations to keep their employees connected, successful and thriving. She spent nearly ten years in Germany working very closely with large international companies to develop employee and apprenticeship programs across the globe. She believes in a “people first” approach and knows that the success of any

organization depends on its team members.

At Novigo, Rebecca enjoys helping colleagues to find solutions, problem-solve and reach their full potential. Rebecca helps manage the Human Resources, Operations, and Mobility teams at Novigo. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys hiking, camping, tennis, and long-distance train journeys.

Dennis Bisschops

Director Supply Chain Management

Dennis started out in the Netherlands and became an accomplished, solutions-oriented professional with more than 25 years’ experience in spearheading all aspects of logistics and supply chain processes from design to implementation within the Top 500 companies across the globe. He has a track record of accelerating revenue growth through strategic and

tactical development of transportation networks and process improvement.

During his career he became one of the early SAP TM specialists. As Director Supply Chain Management, Dennis focuses on business driven digital transformation from idea to realization. In his free time you can find him riding his Motor Cycle.

Murugesh Karunamurthy

Director Technology Team

Murugesh has been part of the SAP ecosystem for more than 14 years. He started his career in product development and helped SAP Labs build Product Lifecycle Management and Transportation Management. Having bitten by the consulting bug moved on to the other side joined Novigo and started helping customers with their implementations.

Murugesh, has been instrumental in delivering many success stories for Novigo. Now he heads the Technology side of the consulting and resides in Bangalore. Having teams in India, USA, Canada, Australia, Spain and continues to deliver value to Novigo's customers.

Pankaj Diwan

Director of Delivery Success

Pankaj focuses on client delivery and identifying the techno-functional synergies within customers' digital supply chain. Pankaj is currently responsible for project and customer delivery success globally. Helping the customers identify process efficiencies

and delivering on commitments are what drive and motivate Pankaj. He is looking to bring about a measurable improvement and build lasting relationships at our clients.

Beatrix Surala

Director, Novigo Germany

Beatrix has over 11 years of SAP supply chain consulting experience. She was born in Hungary, where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. She further pursued her education in this field in the Netherlands and later moved to Germany, where she began her career at SAP’s headquarters in Walldorf. At SAP, she worked in consulting, helping top-tier firms transform their supply chain business.

After five years as a senior functional expert, she moved to Novigo and continued to promote and integrate advanced SAP solutions. Currently, she assumes global responsibility for the project management office and quality assurance. This enables Novigo to deliver customer engagements successfully following a unified Novigo project methodology with established quality gates. Beatrix is a sports enthusiast who loves traveling and enjoys road trips -mainly behind the steering wheel.

Manjunath Shastry

Director, Novigo India

Manjunath is a proven leader with 18 years of experience in SAP consulting, predominantly in Supply Chain Management and Logistics. He has completed a decade with Novigo. He is highly experienced in all aspects of end-to-end full cycle implementation projects. He has implemented SAP Transportation Management projects in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and the Middle East. He has been engaged in client engagements, playing various roles ranging from sales pursuit, relationship development, solution architect to successful implementation.

His responsibilities also include driving staff utilization, aid growth, coach & mentor a team of functional consultants to become more proficient in the respective skillset of SAP TM knowledge & solution integration/extension, customer-centric behavior, presentation & communication skills on and off-project. He is also part of the Innovation team that identifies 'Solutions' complementary to Novigo Services that emphasize new functional and technical solutions and cover areas not supported by SAP’s SCM Portfolio. He plays badminton and loves to watch lawn tennis, cricket, and basketball in his free time

Bhushan Kale

Director, Novigo North America

Bhushan started his SAP career on the development side. After helping clients integrate their SAP applications with industry-leading third-party products, Bhushan pursued his MBA to gain insight into the business and financial side of his work. This is where Bhushan discovered his passion for logistics and supply chain. With a solid technology background and broad SAP experience,

he has successfully led and delivered SAP logistics programs across industries.As a Director at Novigo, Bhushan leads a diverse team focused on helping clients in their end-to-end transformation journey - from identifying the business benefits to realizing the value by using the right technology. In his spare time, Bhushan enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor running.

Matthew Bucklin

Head of Global Marketing

Matt has led marketing at companies of various sizes for over 12 years. His breadth of expertise includes branding, demand generation, product marketing, and partner marketing. Matt is committed to executing strategies with a customer-first mindset and leading teams towards shared objectives.

He translates insights into actionable plans to drive successful outcomes for Novigo, our customers, and partners. Matt focuses on building long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationships. In his free time, Matt enjoys outdoor activities and traveling with his wife and two daughters.