Rajiv is currently responsible for the Plant Security Services for the Digital factories and Process Industry & drive divisions of Siemens in US. Rajiv was earlier the global Business Segment Head, Condition Monitoring & Reliability-Customer Services Division for Siemens AG, responsible for creating & managing globally- “reliability centered value service offering” for Industrial customers. He was involved in creating data driven services focused on industrial critical assets & plant processes .One of the key portfolio elements in Rajiv’s segment was Plant Security services, which addresses the cyber security challenges of critical infrastructures.
He first joined Siemens in 1992 as a graduate trainee engineer in Chennai, India and went on to start up & head Siemens operations in neighboring Sri Lanka before moving to Siemens Head Quarters in Germany in 2010 as global head for the Vertical Market, Data Centers, which he helped set up. Rajiv, moved into his current role in 2012 to help set up the reliability centered value services portfolio for Siemens Industry. Rajiv comes with over 24 years’ cross Industry experience ranging from manufacturing, energy & infrastructure sectors and holds a honors degrees in electrical & electronics engineering. Rajiv has also been a founding member & past director of the European association for Data Centers.