Chief Revenue Officer
John Schweitzer, born in 1968 (nationality: USA), joined as a member of the Management Board of Software AG in November 2018 (under contract until 2023) and is responsible for Global Sales and Consulting Services.
Schweitzer has more than 20 years of experience in software sales and as a senior leader in the international software industry focused on the application, database, middleware and analytics markets at both small and large companies. An inspirational leader, he brings a proven track record of success in developing both incremental revenue and net-new business across existing and new geographies. He lives in the Silicon Valley area and is ideally situated to further enhance the visibility of Software AG in our largest market.
Schweitzer began his career in 1991 at retail giant Macy’s followed by Good Guy’s Inc. in 1993, where he honed his skills in finance and operations. He then moved to Hyperion, later acquired by Oracle, where he held various account management and sales leadership positions driving growth strategies for both North America and Europe. In 2013, he joined Silicon Valley headquartered DataStax as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations, and was appointed to the Advisory Board in 2015. From 2015 through 2017, he served as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sales at SAP. In 2017, he joined Workday, Inc. as Senior Vice President, Americas, where he drove the creation of high-performing teams to drive rapid revenue growth.
Schweitzer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance from Northern Arizona University with future education from IMD Business School in Lausanne.