Laura Thiele

Head of Human Resources

Head of Human Resources Laura Thiele guides SAP Ariba executives on people-related topics and executing the Company's human resources strategy. She leads cultural change, talent development, organizational design, people transformation, and leadership development. 

Laura has been with SAP since 2007. Prior to SAP Ariba, she was a human resources business partner across numerous regional and global organizations. Laura holds 20 years of professional human resources experience in global and multinational corporations across diverse industries. Prior to joining SAP, Laura spent 10 years with Lockheed Martin. 

Laura earned a Master of Organization Science degree from Villanova University. She graduated summa cum laude from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources and a minor in Spanish. She is based in the greater Philadelphia area and is mom to three active boys.