Gerhard Kreß is responsible for Data services in Siemens Mobility, building up new customer offerings enabled by data analytics for both rail vehicles and infrastructure. In this function, Gerhard Kreß is responsible globally for the “Mindsphere Application Centers” for rail.
Before that he was in Siemens Corporate Technology responsible for implementing the corporate big data initiative “Smart Data to Business” and worked for 3 years in Corporate Strategy in the corporate program on digitalization.
Prior to Corporate Strategy he spent 8 years working in Siemens IT Solutions and Services (SIS), managing systems and technologies for the global service desks and in the project management of major IT outsourcing projects.
Gerhard Kreß started his professional career in McKinsey & Company, where he focused on growth initiatives and high tech industries. 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 of the organization