Cindy Fagen is chief operating officer for SAP Labs Canada. In this role, Cindy is focused on growing and executing the strategic vision and mission of SAP’s product development and innovation hubs in four locations in and around Canada’s major cities. Working alongside field organizations in Canada and globally, Cindy connects the technology innovations coming out of SAP’s cutting-edge Canadian labs with some of the largest and most advanced companies in the world. Her chief goal is to create an environment inside Labs Canada that empowers development teams to do their best work in solving the business challenges of today and tomorrow. Cindy has a proven record of building productive and meaningful relationships with customers and helping both high tech companies and digital startups build their brands. In 2009, Cindy founded Scoop Media, a digital media company that connected brands to Canadian audiences. Prior to Scoop Media, Cindy was a North American business unit lead for Dassault Systemes where she led the launch of a new product portfolio sold via the partner channel. Given her history as a successful female entrepreneur, Cindy is passionate about women in leadership, encouraging entrepreneurs to take a leap of faith and paying forward the generosity of those who helped set her business on the path to success.