Business Advisory Council

Janet Wood

Janet Wood

Global Head,Talent and Leadership

SAP
Vancouver, British Columbia


Janet Wood is Global Head of Talent and Leadership at SAP. She and her team are responsible to attract, develop, and enable leaders and employees to achieve personal and professional excellence and contribute to exceeding SAP’s strategic goals.

Ms Wood is responsible for the following areas: Executive Recruiting, Talent and Leadership Development, Talent and Organizational Insight, Organization Development and Engagement, Executive Rewards and Equity, Global Total Rewards, and Integrated Talent Management.

She reports to SAP’s Chief Human Resources Officer and she has recently relocated back to Vancouver after two and a half years in Germany.

In her former roles, Ms Wood was Executive Vice President of Global Strategic Service Partners and Executive Vice President of Global Maintenance GTM. She joined SAP from Business Objects in 2008 where she had worked as the Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships since 2004.  Prior to joining Business Objects, Ms Wood was Vice President of Business Development at Crystal Decisions. She has also held various management positions at IBM.

Aside from her senior management role at SAP, Ms Wood is active in her community as a partner in BC Social Venture Partners, a not-for-profit organization that supports children and families at risk in Vancouver. She also mentors several employees at SAP as well as external protégés.     

Ms Wood holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta.