Bob Kermanshahi

Bob Kermanshahi

Head of Strategy, Business Development, Siemens

Bob Kermanshahi formerly part of Siemens AG where he worked on strategic programs for the Global Fortune 100 company. Bob has held multiple senior positions and has lead strategic programs in industrial automation, information technology, product marketing, business development, software engineering, mergers & acquisitions, organization development and corporate strategy.  Prior to starting his own consulting practice, Bob was the VP Chief of Staff / Head of Strategy for Siemens Internet of Things business in North America.

Passionate about digital technology and its implications on corporate innovation, Bob has published the “Mash-Up of IoT and Operational Technology” describing a framework to consider digital transformation. He is active in the professional community and has been providing pro-bono coaching services for the past 11 years to aspiring entrepreneurs looking to structure their business start-up and to individuals early in their career to help identify their North star.

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