Dr. Michael Heiss

Angestellt, Principal Consultant Digital Enterprise, Siemens AG Österreich, Wien

Wien, Austria


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Professional experience for Michael Heiss

  • Current 6 years and 6 months, since Sep 2017

    Principal Consultant Digital Enterprise

    Siemens AG Österreich, Wien

  • Current 9 years and 2 months, since Jan 2015


    TU Wien

    Honorarprofessor für Innovations- und Technologiemanagement

  • Current 32 years and 6 months, since Sep 1991


    TU Wien

  • 2 years and 9 months, Dec 2014 - Aug 2017

    Head of Research Group Cyber-Physical Systems

    Siemens AG Österreich

    Siemens Corporate Technology.at Siemens AG Austria. The more networked the individual systems are, the higher is the complexity of the system as a whole. The focus of my work is to develop methods and platform architectures which make this complexity manageable. In addition I am responsible for the Innovation Management of the global Technology Field.

  • 4 years and 2 months, Oct 2010 - Nov 2014

    Open Innovation Networks

    Siemens AG

    within Siemens Chief Technology Office, Open Innovation Program: global responsibility for Open Innovation Networks

  • 14 years and 9 months, Jan 1996 - Sep 2010

    Vice President Knowledge, Innovation, Technology

    Siemens AG Österreich – Siemens IT Solutions and Services

  • 3 years and 10 months, Oct 1986 - Jul 1990

    Control Engineer

    Voest Alpine Automotive (later: Robert Bosch Ges.m.b.H.)

Educational background for Michael Heiss

  • 1 year, Oct 1990 - Sep 1991

    Laboratory of Information and Decision Systems (LIDS)

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

  • 1990 - 1991

    Project Management Course

    Harvard University Extension School

  • 3 years and 3 months, Oct 1986 - Dec 1989

    Technische Wissenschaften / Regelungstechnik

    University of Technology Vienna

  • 4 years and 9 months, Oct 1981 - Jun 1986

    Elektrotechnik / Regelungstechnik

    University of Technology Vienna;


  • German


  • English



Open Innovation
Technology Scouting
Knowledge Networking
Management of Complexity
Change Management
Post Merger Integration
Global Software Development (GSD)
Innovation Management
Technology Management
Knowledge Management
System Theory
Management Theory
Control Engineering
Situated Learning
Mass Communication
Inquiry Culture
Balanced Management (balance between bottom-up and top-down)
Cultural Change Managment
Trend Scouting

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