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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Michael HEISS Head, Research Group Cyber-Physical Systems, Corporate Technology, Research and Technology Centers, Siemens AG Österreich; Honorary Professor for Innovation and Technology Management, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna


1986 Master's in Electrical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology
1989 PhD, 1995 Habilitation for Control Eng., Vienna University of Technology
1986-1990 Voest Alpine Automotive (today: Bosch)
1990-1991 Visiting Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
1991-1995 Vienna University of Technology (associate professor since 1995, honorary professor since 2015)
1996 Siemens AG Austria (System Engineering and Development)
1998 Vice President Technology Management, responsible for knowledge networking, innovation management and technology management
2007-2009 Global Vice President for Knowledge, Innovation and Technology at Siemens IT Solutions and Services
2009 Additionally responsible to build up the knowledge networking for Siemens globally, leveraging the innovation potential of Siemens as an Enterprise 2.0
2010-2014 Corporate Technology, Innovation and Technology Management (CT TIM), Open Innovation and Scouting, Siemens AG, responsible for Open Innovation Networks (globally).
since 2015 Head, Research Group Cyber-Physical Systems, Corporate Technology, Siemens AG Österreich;


IEEE (since 2007 Chair of the IEEE Technology Management Council Chapter Central Europe, since 2015 Vice-Chair of IEEE Austria)
Techniker Cercle


K. Ehms, M. Heiss, M. Langen: "Method and Apparatus for Distribution of a Message", Patent pending US 2013/0060864A1
and more than 60 scientific publications and other patents


Eugen-Hartmann-Award 1990-1992 from VDI/VDE for the most important work within 3 years in the field of measurement, automation and control technology; and other awards