Jagannath Rao is the global lead and SVP for the IoT and Go to Market strategies for the Cloud Application Services business unit in the Digital Factory Division for Siemens. He is responsible for directing and growing the data driven services business (IIoT) which includes MindSphere, the Big Data platform technology for all of Siemens for Digital services. The portfolio includes the widespread application of “Big Data” technologies in the realm of manufacturing, covering topics such as plant analytics, asset analytics and other digital serivces.
Rao first joined Siemens in 1985 as a trainee engineer in Chennai, India, and has worked in India, Germany and Singapore before moving to his current position in the U.S. With more than 30 years’ experience, and degrees in electrical engineering, knowledge engineering and a MBA, Jagannath shares his leadership perspective in various advisory board roles.
Board responsibilities include the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business, Center for Services Leadership as member of the Advisory board, the Advisory Board at the University of Georgia – Athens, College of Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Bio-Medical Engineering, Advisory Board.