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Prof. Michael Heiss (Principal for Digital Enterprise at Siemens AG Austria)

Prof. Michael Heiss

Principal for Digital Enterprise at Siemens AG Austria

Michael Heiss is Principal for Digital Enterprise at Siemens AG Austria (responsible for the pilot factories in Austria) and Honorary Professor for Innovation at TU-Wien.

He studied Electrical Engineering in Vienna, made a post-doc at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the field of self-learning systems, habilitated in the field of control engineering at TU-Wien, started his industry career at Bosch and is since 1996 with Siemens in various leading positions for Knowledge, Innovation and Technology Management, e.g. global Vice President for Knowledge, Innovation, and Technology Management at Siemens IT Solutions and Services, or Principal for Open Innovation and Scouting at the Siemens Chief Technology Office, where he was globally responsible for the Open Innovation Networks at Siemens.

He is Past Chair of IEEE Austria and Chair of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS), Chapter Central Europe.