Global Head of Information Technology of Siemens
Dr. Ludwig has served as a member of the Board since January 2016. Since October 2016, he has served as Global Head of Information Technology for Siemens, a global technology company. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Digital Enterprise Realization, of Siemens PLM Software from October 2014 to October 2016 and CEO of the Siemens Industry Sector in North America from October 2011 to September 2014. Dr. Ludwig is a known expert and regular speaker at industry conferences on the Internet of Things and "Industry 4.0". When Siemens acquired PLM Software in 2007, Dr. Ludwig was appointed President of PLM Software and is credited for having successfully led the integration of the organization’s 50 legal entities and multiple facilities across 26 countries. Earlier in his career, Dr. Ludwig held a number of international assignments at Siemens in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. He teaches as adjunct professor for International Strategy at SMU’s Cox School of Business in Dallas. Dr. Ludwig’s qualifications to sit on our Board include his proven manufacturing leadership skills, extensive international experience, and his success in leading the integration and simplification of a complex global enterprise.