Roland Busch
Roland Busch Deputy CEO y CTO Siemens Munich, Germany


I am Deputy CEO and Chief Technology Officer of Siemens AG. I'm responsible for building the next generation of Siemens, creating value for customers and society through digitalization and IoT. I'm also responsible for boosting Siemens’ innovation strengths, improving performance and for the implementation of the next phases of our strategy. I oversee Next47, the global venture firm of Siemens, and Siemens Mobility.


Save to calendar 19-11-2019 15:00 19-11-2019 15:30 Europe/Madrid Keynote | Disruption is Coming to Town – How IoT Makes Cities Smart for the Next Generation Auditorium
Save to calendar 19-11-2019 16:15 19-11-2019 17:00 Europe/Madrid How to Turn Technology into a Force for Inclusion?

Unintentionally, technological advancements have brought a higher social divide in cities, and the time is now to reduce such gap. Local authorities have a key role to play in reducing economic and educational inequalities through facilitating a higher access and skill development for all their citizens, but how can they ensure equal access to digital opportunities? How can governments define best practices to lower the digital social divide? Only when all citizens have the same access to technology will societies be able to advance as one.

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