Mar 7, 2022
Thomas Angerstein is the Co-Head of Mission Critical Support EMEA/MEE at SAP Germany.
Thomas is married, the proud dad of a 10 ½ year old and a biker. He has a passion for problem solving, live music and movies. He learned to find pragmatic solutions while being able to improvise.
His first profession was as an agricultural machine mechanic. Before SAP Thomas covered various roles as a developer, IT manager, network administrator and consultant. He held multiple roles in SAP including consultant, software architect, project lead, product owner, escalation manager and then Senior Manager in Mission Critical Support as a co-lead and jobsharer. Additionally, he is the decentralized trainer for vocational training students and a big fan of mentoring (in both directions).
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What we spoke about:
4:43 Thomas' job shared position at SAP
6:23 Transferable skills from his previous career experience
11:30 Job sharing in a mission critical position
16:39 Intergenerational job sharing
22:21 Surprising aspects of job sharing
30:26 Job sharing - perceptions by other people
41:52 How to start job sharing in an organization
48:24 He for She initiative
51:49 Dads at SAP
58:28 Keeping up team spirit while working as a hybrid/ remote team
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