Roland Busch is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, as well as Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG. He is responsible for Strategy, Corporate Technology, IoT Integration Services, and Siemens’ Operations including IT and Supply Chain Management. He is also responsible for Siemens’ Mobility Business, the portfolio companies as well as for next47, a separate legal entity of Siemens that drives innovation with a focus on start-ups.
Busch joined Siemens in 1994 as a project manager at Corporate Research and Development. In 2002, he was appointed Head of the Infotainment Solutions Division. In 2005, he moved to Shanghai, where he served as President and CEO of Siemens VDO Automotive Asia Pacific. In 2007, Busch returned to Germany to head the Mass Transit Division of the Transportation Systems Group.
In 2008, he was named Head of Corporate Strategies. In 2011, he became a Member of the Managing Board as CEO of the Infrastructure & Cities Sector. Roland Busch studied physics at Friedrich Alexander University in ErlangenNuremberg, Germany – where he also received his doctorate – and at the University of Grenoble in France.