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  • Sep 26, 2016 10:27 am EDT
    Eric Spiegel, President & CEO, Siemens USA
    Recently, we expanded our 30 year academic partnership with the University of Central Florida (UCF), providing an in-kind software grant with a commercial value of $68 million to give students access to Siemens’ PLM software. By allowing students to train and learn on this software, we’re helping to prepare the next generation of innovators. more...
  • Sep 6, 2016 12:00 pm EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    When Fortune Magazine issued its second annual Change the World list, the editors put forward a clear message:Business has a larger social responsibility than increasing profits. To thrive in the 21st century, companies need to restore public trust by addressing some of society’s toughest challenges as part of their core business strategies.Fortune ranked us at #21 on the list! But we are not only proud. We also completely agree with Fortune’s description of the role of business in society.more...
  • Aug 17, 2016 8:50 am EDT
    Barbara Humpton, President and CEO, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
    Secretary of the U.S. Army Eric Fanning recently announced that the U.S. Army has topped $1B in performance contracting projects in less than five years, demonstrating how it is leading by example in terms of using flexible financing arrangements such as Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) to save energy – and taxpayer dollars. Siemens commends the U.S. Army for achieving this milestone and for its commitment to becoming more energy efficient and sustainable. As an active Energymore...
  • Aug 16, 2016 10:00 am EDT
    David Etzwiler, CEO, Siemens Foundation
    As seen on Huffington Post, on Thursday, August 4, 2016It’s true: America’s middle class is shrinking. That isn’t just campaign rhetoric or a powerful myth. America’s middle class recently lost its majority status for the first time in 45 years.more...
  • Aug 8, 2016 1:32 pm EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, CEO and President, Siemens USA
    It’s often said that challenges are really opportunities. But with the evolution of our critical infrastructure, in some ways it’s the opposite: opportunities are exposing challenges.So much of our country’s infrastructure – including our power grid – is overdue to be upgraded or replaced. What comes online will not only be newer; it will be smarter and more resilient.more...
  • Jul 15, 2016 12:00 pm EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    In 2003, when a power blackout struck eight states in the Northeast and Midwest, many thought it was a cyber attack. Back then I was in consulting and audited what happened.  And we were actually surprised to find out it was caused largely by unpruned trees and a software bug.more...
  • Jul 13, 2016 1:50 pm EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, CEO and President, Siemens USA
    Eric Spiegel, CEO and President of Siemens USA, recently shared a post on LinkedIn’s Pulse as a part of the LinkedIn Influencers’ program featuring some of the world's foremost thinkers, leaders, and innovators.As Seen on LinkedIn, Thursday, July 7, 2016Season 3 of HBO’s hit comedy series won’t make us any more sure - or unsure - if startup Pied Piper will succeed.But I’ve been thinking since the season finale:If the writers really want to comment on the culture of Silicon Valley, thenmore...
  • Jul 6, 2016 11:00 am EDT
    Alison Taylor, Vice President, Sustainability, Americas
    Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser made a bold commitment last year: to cut Siemens’ global carbon emissions in half by 2020 and to become carbon neutral by 2030 – the first major industrial company to do so.As a global supplier of green technologies, all of us at Siemens are proud to take a leading role in addressing climate change. And we were very pleased recently to see that effort receive prominent recognition.more...
  • Jul 5, 2016 12:14 pm EDT
    David Etzwiler, CEO, Siemens Foundation
    Siemens Foundation-PATH Ingenuity Fellows begin their summer of discovery, learning -- and making a difference.Earlier this year, the Siemens Foundation announced it was partnering with PATH, an international non-profit organization focused on improving health to countries in need, to provide 6 full-time fellowships to students this summer.  We are pleased to introduce you to the first inaugural class of fellows:more...
  • Jun 16, 2016 11:00 am EDT
    As seen on Manufacturing Stories on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016Eric Spiegel grew up in Steel Town. His hometown – Youngstown, Ohio – used to be the second-largest steel producer in the world. Steel mill jobs were tough work, he recalls. But for his grandfathers and many of his friends’ parents, the upside was that the jobs paid well and opened doors into the middle class.more...