Vishal Sikka: The beauty and power of algorithms

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About this talk: Adaptive, intelligent, and consistent, algorithms are emerging as the ultimate app for everything from matching consumers to products to assessing medical diagnoses. Vishal Sikka shares his appreciation for the algorithm, charting both its inherent beauty and its growing power.

About this speaker

Vishal is a member of the Executive Board of SAP AG and the Global Managing Board, leading all SAP product development and innovation. He has global responsibility for research and academic and government relations. Vishal has led the development and delivery of SAP’s breakthrough in-memory platform, SAP HANA. He is also the author of “Timeless Software,” which explores the renewal of products without disruption to customer environments. He is the founder of two startup companies.

About this event

TED@BCG was an event produced by TED in conjunction with our partner, the Boston Consulting Group. The event gathered together leaders from business, academia, and society who have been at the forefront of change and transformation. The TED@BCG series of events were held in Singapore and San Francisco in October 2013.