Prof Dr Michael
Energy Management Division, Global Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Michael Weinhold’s clear understanding of power systems and the developments in technologies required to meet the change in the energy systems globally, leaves him well positioned to offer a firm view of the roadmap of our Energy future. Michael has held several Energy related CTO positions in Siemens and currently holds the position of CTO for the Energy Management Division. Within Siemens, Michael has received several honors such as inventor of the year and top-innovator and holds the rank of a Chief Key Expert. He started with Siemens in 1994 holding several management-level positions in the Network Planning Department and later joined the High Voltage Division as technical director for Static Var Compensator (SVC) technology. Michael holds an adjunct professorship from Danish Technical University and is a Member of the Supervisory Board and Advisory Council of Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen Gmbh. He received his PhD from Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany after completing studies of electrical engineering in Germany and the US.