Bob Kermanshahi

Bob Kermanshahi

Strategist, Siemens

A former Strategy Head in Siemens Americas | Complex Program Leader | IoT – Digitalization Maven | Certified Cat Herder

Bob Kermanshahi is part of Siemens Corporation where he works on strategic programs for the Fortune 100 company. Bob has held multiple
senior positions in his 19 years with Siemens and has direct experience in industrial automation, information technology, product marketing,
business development, software engineering, mergers & acquisitions, organization design, management consulting, commercial real estate
and executive program leadership.

He served as Sr. Director of Strategy and Corporate Development for Siemens Corporation USA. In this role, he was responsible for
developing business strategies, designing, aligning and executing organization restructurings. In conjunction with the Regional Plan
Association, he published “Smarter Neighborhoods, Smarter City” a discussion paper on enabling technologies for sustainability in New York
City. Passionate about the Internet of Things, Bob has also written about the Mash-Up of IoT and Operational Technology and value it brings
to business.

A mechanical and aerospace engineer and certified Project Management Professional, Bob also holds an MBA in e-business and management
information systems.