Dr. Helmuth Ludwig
Dr. Helmuth Ludwig became global executive vice president of Digital Enterprise Realization and chief manufacturing officer for Siemens PLM Software in October 2014. He is also the Chairman of the “Commonwealth Center of Advanced Manufacturing” in Virginia. Until September 2014 he was chief executive officer of Siemens’ Industry Sector in North America. In his 20 years with Siemens, Dr. Ludwig has held a broad range of strategic leadership positions across various countries including Germany, USA, Argentina and Kazakhstan.
Dr. Ludwig holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany), a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a PhD in Political Science from the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel (Germany). He teaches as adjunct professor for International Corporate Strategy at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business in Dallas.