Hasso Plattner

Hasso Plattner is a German entrepreneur whose net worth is estimated to be $8.9 billion. He acquired a majority of his fortune by being the CEO of the company SAP AG. He is actually the co-founder of this company in 1972 along with four of his colleagues at IBM. In 2003 Plattner gave up his position as the CEO of the company and became the Chief Software Advisor for the company. He also maintains a position in the supervisory board of the company. 

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The Hasso Plattner Institute for IT Systems Engineering was founded in 1998. He has also made a lot of investments in technology companies which have shown initial promise of growth. On the personal front he is a great sports enthusiast and practices many sports like tennis, snowboarding, sailing et al. 

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Plattner is involved in a lot of charitable work in South Africa and spends a considerable amount of time living there. He has actively supported the Universities of KwaZulu Natal & Cape Town in their fight against AIDS. He has donated around 6 million euros for this cause. Hasso is married with 2 children and all of them live near Heidelberg in Germany.

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