Tom Rust is a Partner in IBM's Global SAP practice. He has over 25 years of business experience focusing in finance business process and technology consulting in ERP packages. He leads overall ERP engagements in both SAP and Oracle solutions, implementing solutions on a global scale, in countries including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K, Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, and Spain. Experience in SAP/ERP includes implementation of S/4 HANA, Business Planning & Consolidation, full suite of SAP modules, and Tax solutions. Within IBM he serves as the RTR Service Area Lead for the SAP Service Line across North America. Practice management responsibilities included utilization target setting and achievement, firm relationship develop with client executives, recruiting, staffing, year-end rating calibration, salary/bonus and spot bonus allocation, promotions, knowledge capital development, and community communication.