Hasso Plattner is a German entrepreneur. Hasso Plattner 2013 net worth of $7.2 billion. Hasso Plattner made most of his riches as a CEO of software company SAPAG, which he found along with four of his former IBM colleagues in 1972. Plattner relinquish his CEO role in 2003, and ever since he has chaired the company's supervisory board and became a Chief Software Advisor. In 1998, he also founded the Hasso Plattner Institute for IT Systems Engineering at the University of Potsdam, where he is a professor of enterprise software systems. moreover, his Potsdam-based Hasso Plattner Ventures, invests in promising technology companies. Also, as an avid golf enthusiast, Plattner owns Fancourt Estate, a luxury golf course and hotel in South Africa's Western Cape zone.