VR Ferose

VR Ferose

Senior Vice President, SAP

VR Ferose is Senior Vice President and Head of Globalization Services at SAP. Based in Palo Alto, Ferose is responsible for the adoption of SAP products worldwide through the delivery of solutions targeted at individual local markets. Ferose is a Trustee at Autism Research Trust, which supports research at the Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University. He is a Director on the Board of Specialist People Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation with the goal to create one million jobs for people with autism and similar challenges. He is the founder of the India Inclusion Foundation a nonprofit, aiming to bring the topic of inclusion at the forefront in India. Ferose has co-authored a best-seller book on people with disabilities, GIFTED. He writes a monthly column on books, hobbies and culture for India’s leading daily Swarajyamag.com. Ferose was honored as a ‘Young Global Leader’ in March 2012 by the World Economic Forum. In a study published by Economic Times and Spencer Stuart, Ferose was selected as one of the leaders in ‘India’s Top 40 under 40’ – 2014. He was inducted into the ‘Happiness Hall of Fame’ at Stanford in 2016. In March 2017, he was given the AUCD award by Senator Tom Harkin for his groundbreaking initiative at SAP – ‘Autism