Leaders

Meet our leaders

Introduction

Our forward-looking leadership team is made up of dedicated, focused and experienced executives. Working with each other and with our employees worldwide, their knowledge and experience come together to make a difference for ABB customers and stakeholders around the globe.

Guido Jouret

Guido Jouret

Guido Jouret, Chief Digital Officer

Guido Jouret reports to CEO Peter Voser, and leads the next level of development and deployment of ABB’s digital solutions for customers globally and across all businesses. Guido is a citizen of the United States and Belgium, with significant experience in Silicon Valley. His most recent role at Cisco was as GM of the IoT business unit, which aims to connect billions of devices to the internet across a wide range of industries.

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Satish Gannu

Satish Gannu

Satish Gannu, Chief Security Officer and Group VP, Architecture and Analytics

Satish joined the ABB Ability™ leadership team in February 2017. He is responsible for the security of all products, services and cyber security. Satish leads Architecture, Security and Analytics, bringing his background in computer programming and more than 25 years of experience in security and analytics.

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Robert Massoudi

Robert Massoudi

Rob Massoudi, Group VP, Digital Transformation

 

Rob leads a team responsible for acceleration of ABB’s digital businesses, acceleration of the digital adoption of customers, and incubation of strategic group-wide digital business. With over 25 years in information technology, Rob is an innovative executive and entrepreneur with background in software and systems product development, strategic partnerships, technology led business strategy consulting for Fortune 500, general management and corporate development.

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Sean Parham

Sean Parham

Sean Parham, Group VP, Product Management

 

Sean is responsible for the ABB Ability™ Platform strategy, roadmap and definition. He brings more than 25 years of information technology experience to ABB, including extensive domain expertise in SaaS/PaaS, Cloud, IoT, enterprise software and hardware, broadband networking and telecommunications. Over the course of his career, Sean has established a strong track record of leadership in general management, product strategy, product management and marketing, enabling him to drive profitable growth.

Otto Preiss

Otto Preiss

Otto Preiss, Group SVP, Chief Operating Officer Digital

Otto leads the ABB Ability™ platform development team. He has been with ABB for over 30 years and has held a series of management positions, including leading ABB Group Power Technologies Research and the Swiss Corporate Research Center. He has been the Managing director of the Global Business Unit Motors and Generators, a full P&L role for a multi-billion dollar business of the world’s number one motor manufacturer with several factories and more than 14,000 employees. He was also Managing Director of the Global Business Unit Power Conversion that covered many of ABB’s power electronics-based businesses such as solar inverters, wind converters, electric vehicle charging, traction propulsion systems, or large frequency converters for grid solutions.

Eva Schönleitner

Eva Schönleitner

Eva Schönleitner, Group VP, Head of Digital Partnerships

Eva leads the digital partnerships at ABB. She and her team are responsible for on-boarding and managing the partners that are critical components of ABB’s digital solutions so the businesses can collaborate with those partners in a seamless and optimized way. Today’s digital partnerships include Microsoft, HPE, Dassault Systèmes and IBM.

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