Gerhard Kreß is responsible for portfolio and technology in Siemens Xcelerator, supporting growing the digital business across Siemens. Before that he was for 8 years building up Digital Services for Rail in Siemens Mobility, bringing the IoT platform “Railigent” to market and building up data analytics enabled customer offerings.
Prior he held roles with regards to digitalization in Siemens Corporate Technology and in Corporate Strategy. His first role in Siemens was in IT solutions and services, managing systems and technologies for the global service desks and in for major IT outsourcing projects.
Gerhard Kreß started his career in McKinsey & Company. He holds a German diploma in Theoretical Physics and a Master of Arts in International Relations and European Studies.
During his studies, Gerhard Kreß worked for the student NGO “AEGEE-Europe” where he was President and Member of the European board.