Bob Kermanshahi

Bob Kermanshahi

Head of Americas Strategy, Siemens

Head of Strategy Siemens Real Estate Americas | Complex Program Leader | IoT – Controls Enthusiast | Certified Cat Herder

Bob Kermanshahi is a Head of Americas Strategy for Siemens, overseeing strategy development and portfolio management for location strategies and real estate.  Bob has held multiple positions in his 18 years with Siemens, a Fortune 100 company. He has direct experience in industrial automation, product marketing, business development, software engineering, IT strategy, mergers & acquisitions, organization design, management consulting and executive program leadership. Most recently, he served as 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.

A mechanical and aerospace engineer and project management professional, Bob also holds an MBA in e-business and management science. He is the founder of Let Go Cancer, a 501(c)(3) focused on raising funds for children’s cancer research.  In his personal time, Bob likes to spend time with his two children and travel.