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  • 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...
  • Jun 1, 2016 1:48 pm EDT
    Just last month, Siemens participated in Infrastructure Week, a national week of events, education and advocacy efforts to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans.Leaders from across Siemens in the U.S. represented the company to help underline the significant role that technology and software play in enhancing and modernizing critical U.S. infrastructure.more...
  • May 16, 2016 12:00 pm EDT
    Eric A. Spiegel, President and CEO, Siemens USA
    By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to live in cities.  With current U.S. infrastructure earning a D+ grade by The American Society of Civil Engineers, the country can’t expect to sustain economic success and a growing population without acknowledging the impact it has on competitiveness and quality of life. The answer is building infrastructure that is smarter. Intelligent technologies not only improve systems, but make them more intuitive, safer, cleaner, and moremore...
  • May 13, 2016 1:00 pm EDT
    Mike Panigel, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer – Americas
    Last week, I had the honor and privilege of standing alongside Siemens employee and U.S. military veteran Richard McCulley at the White House, where we joined First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and other tech sector leaders to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Joining Forces.  Launched in 2011, this important White House initiative calls on the private sector to “rally around service members, veterans, and their families and support them through wellness, education, and employmentmore...
  • May 3, 2016 10:00 am EDT
    David Etzwiler, CEO, Siemens Foundation
    As Seen In the U.S. Department of Labor blog, originally posted on April 22ndThis week, the Siemens Foundation had the privilege of addressing an important group gathered together for the first time: the grant recipients of the American Apprenticeship initiative. Through the initiative, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded $175 million to 46 successful public-private partnerships in 2015, the largest federal funding investment in apprenticeships ever made.more...