Roland Busch is the Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG. He is responsible for the Divisions Building Technologies and Mobility as well as for Corporate Technology, Corporate Development and the company’s activities in the area of sustainability. He is also responsible for next47, a separate legal entity of Siemens that drives innovation with a focus on start-ups, and for Siemens’ regional businesses in the Middle East and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Busch joined Siemens in 1994 as a project manager at Corporate Research and Development. In 2002, he was appointed Head of the Infotainment Solutions Division. In 2005, he moved to Shanghai, where he served as President and CEO of Siemens VDO Automotive Asia Pacific. In 2007, Busch returned to Germany to head the Mass Transit Division of the Transportation Systems Group. In 2008, he was named Head of Corporate Strategies. In 2011, he became a Member of the Managing Board as CEO of the Infrastructure & Cities Sector.
Roland Busch studied physics at Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany – where he also received his doctorate – and at the University of Grenoble in France.