Klaus Tschira & family

About Klaus Tschira & family

Birth Day: December 07, 1940
Birth Place: Germany
Died On: 31 March 2015(2015-03-31) (aged 74)\nHeidelberg, Germany
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Education: University of Karlsruhe
Known for: Co-founder of SAP AG
Children: Udo Tschira Harald Tschira

Klaus Tschira & family Net Worth

Klaus Tschira & family was bornon December 07, 1940 in Germany. Klaus Tschira, one of four cofounders of software giant SAP, died on March 31, 2015. He was 74. He and three others from IBM founded SAP in 1972 and envisioned software that made computing fast and seamless. It went public in 1988 and set up an office in America that same year. Tschira retired from the company in 1998 but stayed on the company's supervisory board until 2007. Three of the SAP co-founders, Hasso Plattner, Hans-Werner Hector and Dietmar Hopp, remain billionaires. In 1995, Tschira, a trained physicist and amateur astronomer, set up a charitable foundation to promote scientific research. Tschira, who dreamed big on Earth, was also concerned with what existed beyond. He has an asteroid named after him, a hunk of space rock swirling between Jupiter and Mars.
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💰 Net worth: $8.6 Billion

2010 $1.5 Billion
2011 $2 Billion
2012 $2.9 Billion
2013 $7.5 Billion
2014 $7.5 Billion
2015 $8.6 Billion
2018 $8.6 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1972

After gaining his Diplom in physics and working at IBM, Tschira co-founded the German software giant SAP AG in 1972 in Mannheim, Germany together with Hans-Werner Hector, Dietmar Hopp, Hasso Plattner and Claus Wellenreuther. From 1998 to 2007, he was a board member at SAP. He was married to Gerda Tschira and had two sons, Harald and Udo.

1995

The Klaus Tschira Foundation (KTF) was established by Tschira in 1995 as a non-profit organization. Its primary objective is to support projects in natural and computer sciences as well as mathematics. The KTF places strong emphasis on public understanding in these fields. Tschira's commitment to this objective was honored in 1999 with the "Deutscher Stifterpreis" by the German National Academic Foundation (German: Studienstiftung). The KTF is located at the Villa Bosch in Heidelberg, Germany, the former residence of Nobel Prize laureate for chemistry Carl Bosch (1874–1940).

2008

In 2008, Tschira and his wife Gerda founded the Gerda and Klaus Tschira Foundation.