Executive Vice President Global Managed Services
Born in Dresden, Lars Janitz studied Information Technology at the Technical University in Chemnitz from 1988-93. During this time he actively participated in several projects in the area of parallel computing for the aerospace industry. 1993 he started his career as a system analyst with SRS Dresden, a subsidiary of Siemens and SAP, and led the development and establishment of the Service and Support business. In this regard he also actively supported the set-up of several support centers worldwide for SAP.
In 2000 SRS was merged with two other SAP subsidiaries into SAP SI AG. Lars Janitz assumed the position as Head of the business area Application Management and reported directly to the board. After the integration of SAP SI AG into SAP AG in 2005 his area of responsibility was enhanced to Vice President Global Application Management and Operation Consulting within SAP SE. Furthermore he led several internal strategy projects regarding M&A, re-organization and business transformation.
Lars joined itelligence in May 2011 as Executive Vice President with the task to lead the establishment of the Global Application Management business. A few months later he additionally assumed the position as Head of the region Central & Eastern Europe and led the transformation of the business in that region. In 2014 the supervisory board and the board decided to create a Global Managed Services business area combining the business of the former Global Hosting and Global Application Management areas under the leadership of Lars. In that position he belongs to the Global Executive Team.
Since April 1, 2021 continuing his role as Executive Vice President Global Managed Services at NTT DATA Business Solutions.