Christoph InauenVice President Strategy, MindSphere at Siemens
Christoph Inauen is the Vice President of Strategy for MindSphere, the open operating system for the Internet of Things (IoT) at Siemens. He is responsible for defining and executing the MindSphere technology strategy in close collaboration with Siemens’ Business Units. By working with the MindSphere ecosystem, Christoph ensures the IoT platform meets the needs of its numerous partners. He also advances the MindSphere Rocket Club – the initiative that supports start-ups to embrace the opportunities of the IoT.
Joining Siemens in 2017, Inauen has held a variety of executive roles, including Vice President IoT Strategic Partnerships and Vice President Product Management for the SAP IoT Cloud Platform Services Suite. He started his career at SAP in 2012 as the Vice President, IoT Global Business Incubation.
Previously, he worked with Nokia Networks for 14 years in Switzerland, the UK and the US. Positions included Head of Network Solutions North America, as well as leadership positions in Product and System Marketing, and Network Architecture Design.
Christoph lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with his wife, where they have raised two daughters. In his free time, you will see him riding his motorcycle in beautiful Texas, or skiing in the mountains of Colorado and New Mexico.