Dr. Werner HopfDr. Hopf is responsible for setting the company’s strategic corporate direction and is the Archiving Principal at Dolphin. With more than 20 years experience in the information technology industry, 14 focused in SAP, Dr. Hopf specializes in SAP Information Lifecycle Management initiatives including Data and Document archiving, SAP Archive Link Storage Solutions and Business Process solutions. His experience spans both large and mid-sized companies across all major SAP modules. Having worked on SAP projects across North America and Europe, he has extensive experience in global markets and is well known for his expertise.
Dr. Hopf earned a Masters of Computer Science degree and a PhD in Business Administration from Regensburg University, Germany.
Art SmithsonMr. Smithson is Director of Imaging Applications and Senior Solution Architect at Dolphin. He focuses on SAP ArchiveLink and content management solutions and is responsible for designing, implementing and managing implementations and migrations of document imaging and archiving solutions involving multiple systems and interfaces. Mr. Smithson embraces both the operational and technical aspects of projects which enable him to address the most complex business and technical requirements. Having overseen more than 200 customer initiatives, he has participated in projects involving nearly all modules of SAP.
Previously Mr. Smithson was Principal Consultant at IXOS Software/Open Text and has 25 years of diverse experience in global IT management, technical instruction, and program management primarily focused on content acquisition storage, and delivery.
Vishal AwasthiVishal Awasthi is the Chief Technology Officer at Dolphin. He brings more than 15 years of solution architecture, product management and professional services background to Dolphin, and oversees the development of Dolphin products. Mr. Awasthi specializes in designing, implementing and supporting SAP centric enterprise business and information management solutions and has brought many of these products to market. Having worked on projects across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, he has extensive experience in international assignments.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering.