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Craig Berry

Craig Berry

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Siemens Digital Industry Software

Craig Berry is senior vice president and chief information officer for Siemens Digital Industry Software, a global business unit within Siemens. Berry serves on the executive team of a 25,000-employee, global software company, managing its business application, infrastructure and security environment. He received CIO magazine’s “CIO 100” award in 2007 and again in 2014.

Berry’s association with Siemens began in 1997, when he served as SAP project manager and enterprise applications director for Structural Dynamics Research Corporation (SDRC). In 2002, SDRC was acquired by EDS, at which time Berry assumed his current role. EDS PLM Solutions later became UGS and was acquired by Siemens in 2007.

Prior to joining Siemens, Berry was a senior manager within Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting Group and an officer in the United States Air Force, where he served as an Intelligence Systems Engineer and earned a Commendation Medal for his long-term technical contributions.

Berry received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Dayton in 1990. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1986, also attending language studies in Strasbourg, France.

Berry is an active advocate of Computer Science education, having served on the advisory boards of the University of North Texas’ College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, and ABET, the international accrediting board for engineering and technology.

Craig Berry has three, grown children—all employed in information technology—and resides in Plano, Texas with his wife.

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