Innovation at Siemens
Innovation at Siemens means ideas that earn money. They can be products, solutions and services that set a benchmark – both in the world of technology and beyond. We have summed this up clearly in our Mission Statement: Siemens impresses with innovations that make real what matters. The application of a systematic innovation strategy helps us move forward.
Siemens through next47 partners with innovative start-ups to disrupt the norm and develop the next big thing. We empower start-ups with the energy and resources provided by our dynamic Siemens ecosystem.
h1. Speaker Profiles:
Onyeche Tifase is the current and first Nigerian Chief executive of Siemens Nigeria Limited. She is an experienced Engineering Professional with extensive experience in the power, engineering and consulting industries. She graduated with a BEng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Nottingham and completed her Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
She started her career with Siemens in 2001 as an Engineer in the Power Distribution Division of Siemens Plc UK and thereafter progressed up the ranks taking up other key roles in Siemens Germany and Siemens USA. Onyeche worked with Accenture Nigeria from 2006 in the area of management consulting and in 2009 joined Siemens Nigeria as Deputy General Manager Medium Voltage and Transformers Business Units.
Onyeche resides in Lagos, Nigeria and is happily married with three children. She is an avid supporter of local content development initiatives and participates actively in key programs focused on the mentoring and development of the Nigerian youth.
Janina Kugel is Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Managing Board of Siemens. From 2013 to 2015 she worked as Corporate VP Human Resources at Siemens. Prior to this she served as Chief Human Resources Officer of OSRAM. In this period she prepared the listing at the stock exchange as well as managing successfully a major re-structuring of the company. Before, she served in various positions at Siemens in the areas of Human Resources, Corporate Executive Development and Strategy in Germany, Italy and China. Before joining Siemens, Janina worked several years in Management Consulting at Accenture. During this period she worked for major companies throughout Europe and the United States of America, mainly focusing on process re-engineering, restructuring and organizational design. Janina is an active member and supporter of diversity initiatives in Germany as well as on an international basis. Janina earned a Master of Economics from the University of Mainz, Germany, and the Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy. The mother of two is living in Munich and likes to go running and play the piano when time allows.
Limited seats. Join us for a fireside chat on Monday, February 27 2017. Tickets at https://firesidechatwithsiemens.eventbrite.com