Soo Shim

Chief of Staff, Office of the Global Head of Sales, SAP Intelligent Spend Management

Soo’s career spans more than 20 years in the high-tech industry, leading and managing teams from software development to business development.  In 2011, Soo started her sustainability journey by participating in a board sponsored initiative to bring technology to underserved communities in Africa as part of SAP’s sustainability strategy.  Today, in addition to her Chief of Staff role and overseeing the strategy execution at SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass as part of the executive leadership team, she advocates the role of procurement in driving more sustainable and responsible supply chain through a digital platform.

Soo holds dual bachelor’s degrees in English and MIS.  She is fluent in English, Korean and is still mastering French.  Soo lends her diverse background to a variety of sectors in the corporate environment and challenges the status quo by striving for better solutions that help businesses create social impacts and produce profits.

My Sessions

As the first panel in this track illustrated, businesses are aligning their sustainability commitments to the SDGs – but what practical strategies can purchasers and suppliers use to reach their goals? This panel will dig deeper to look at ways that companies are building SDG commitments into e-Procurement tools, and across their activities, to provide … read more >>

Procurement and the Sustainable Development Goals