External Collaborations & Foresight, Siemens AG
After her studies of economics, Maria Rossbander joined Siemens AG in 2007. Since then she had the opportunity to gain strong experiences in Communication for the Power & Gas portfolio, project management, transformation, change management, public funding, open innovation, consulting and foresight. In her current role as the global lead for external collaborations Maria is responsible to drive the relationship with a Silicon Valley based accelerator.
The purpose is to spin in innovation with the goal to identify opportunities for pilot applications, strategic partnerships or investments in start-ups and other external partnerships i.e. with universities. Furthermore she was an evangelist in investing in
the very first Blockchain pilot and is actively engaging in initiating several prototypes.
Decentralized Digital Organization – A New Business Model for Project Financing and Asset Management