Former CIO Siemens AG; Clinical Professor for Strategy and Entrepreneurship Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
Dr. Ludwig has served as a member of the Board since January 2016. From October 2016 until his retirement in December 2020, he served as Global CIO for Siemens, a leading technology company. He previously served as CEO of the Siemens Industry Sector in North America and was President of Siemens PLM Software, where he 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 Clinical Professor for Strategy and Entrepreneurship at SMU's Cox School of Business in Dallas. Dr. Ludwig is a known expert and regular speaker at industry conferences on the Internet of Things and "Industry 4.0". 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.