Stefan Jockusch, PhD

Stefan Jockusch, PhD

Vice President of Strategy for Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division

Dr. Stefan Jockusch is vice president of Strategy for Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division.
In this role, he is responsible for driving strategic business planning and market intelligence as well as coordinating business activities across all Siemens PM Software business segments and with Digital Factory Division leadership.

Jockusch has served in a number of business leadership and R&D management roles, driving the development and market introduction of radically innovative mechatronic systems, demonstrating ability to build and grow winning cross-functional and multinational teams, foster partnerships with suppliers, build a strong patent portfolio and improve overall business performance.

Prior to his current assignment, he was vice president of Automotive Industry Strategy, leading the company’s strategy definition, business development and portfolio planning efforts for the automotive industry. Before that he served as vice president of Mechatronics Product Development where he was responsible for leading the company’s development and go-to-market efforts for supporting combined mechanical, software and electronic product development and manufacturing.

Jockusch initially came to Siemens PLM Software from Dematic Corporation, where he was vice president of Research Development, leading the renewal of the entire portfolio of material handling products, hardware and system software and launching new products protected by over 50 patents. Prior to that, he built the solution business for Siemens’ Electronics Assembly division, introducing the first seamlessly integrated electronics manufacturing lines.

Jockusch began his career at Siemens as a management consultant with Siemens Corporate Technology. He later moved to Siemens AG as executive board assistant for the industry, transportation and technology sectors, where he managed several strategic initiatives. A U.S. and German citizen with broad international experience, he relocated to the United States in 2001 and later decided to make the U.S. his family’s permanent home.

Stefan holds a PhD summa cum laude in natural sciences from University of Bielefeld and a master’s degree in physics from the University of Göttingen. He enjoys biking, golf and spending time with his wife and their two sons.

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