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2018 Engineering Leader Under 40: Ramona Schindler, 30

Digitalization Business Development Manager for Machine Tools, Siemens Industry Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL, United States

By McKenzie Burns, Production Coordinator September 13, 2018

Ramona Schindler, Siemens Industry Inc.Ramona Schindler, 30
Digitalization Business Development Manager for Machine Tools
Siemens Industry Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL, United States
BS Mechanical Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
MS Mechanical Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Ramona is responsible for pioneering work in the area of digitalization for machine tool builders. She is passionate about the topic and relentlessly works towards spreading the knowledge, explaining the possibilities, and advancing adaptation of new engineering possibilities within her industry. Ramona has an active patent on "Digitalization: Data analytics for technological workflow steps" in the area of big data and analytics. She is a part of "Women in Engineering" group, a named "Future Maker" for Siemens and in addition to her BS and MSc in Mechanical Engineering, she is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics to widen her knowledge in Data analytics. Ramona regularly publishes articles in Engineering newspapers and leads webinars to share knowledge and increase the awareness of digitalization for both machine tool builders as well as machine tool users. In addition, Ramona spent a year in South Korea working on a project for the South Korean government that explored what digitalization means for global and local players. There, she contributed to the development of the global aspect of the project for the machine tool builders.

Fun Fact: Ramona tutors students in math.