Andreas Geiss is working in Siemens AG since 2000. During the last 17 years he has been in different responsibilities of the company in Germany and China.


After his studies, he joined the chemical and pharmaceutical company Hoechst AG in 1996 (Frankfurt/ Main), starting within plant- and project engineering as engineer and later project director.

In 2004, Andreas Geiss transferred to the Automation & Drives group of Siemens in Nuremberg, building up a contract management group for enterprise customers.

After his General Manager position (2006-2009), responsible for Process Automation Solutions at Siemens in China  (Industrial Automation), he lead the business segment of Comos Industry Solutions within Siemens Process Industries & Drives Division from 2010 until 2016.

In December 2016 Andreas took over the CTO responsibility for the cloud based open IOT operating system Mindsphere within the Division of Digital Factory- PLM.

He is holding a diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University in Mannheim and holds an Executive Transition Certificate of the European School of Management & Technology (ESMT) in Berlin.

Together with his wife he is living in Karlsruhe.

In his private life he likes Nordic walking, cooking and he is volontarily active in missionary projects of a christian church group.