Senior Innovation Leader, SAP Labs
Mashhood is a senior innovation leader at SAP Labs in Palo Alto. As a Senior Director of Innovation, he leverages his unique blend of business, technology and design expertise to lead strategic engagements with Fortune 100 clients and start-ups to conceptualize, nurture, develop, prove new ideas and build solutions with amazing customer experiences using latest technologies (Machine Learning, IoT, Big Data, block chain and others), enabling new business models. He holds 6 US Patents and has won two design awards including a Red Dot award (Oscar of design awards) for best design concept in 2016. Mashhood also advises many startups in IoT space on experience strategy, product positioning and market fit. He has also devised an innovation framework to help entrepreneurs and product managers to design a business from an idea. He did his bachelors in computer systems engineering from NED and holds Masters degrees in Systems Sciences and Business Administration. He is an avid reader on topics ranging from behavior economics, neuroscience, history and macro-economics.