Rani Russell Shea
CEO, Siemens Advanta North America
Rani Russell Shea is CEO of Siemens Advanta North America, the team of experts in the global technology powerhouse that focuses solely on digital transformation services. She leads an organization that offers advisory, implementation and custom development services in order to meet the individual needs of each client. Rani’s team leverages its deep domain knowledge, technical expertise, and end-to-end capability to enable clients to unlock the digital future.
Rani’s commitment to a pragmatic, client-focused approach was developed over the course of her career. She previously served as the General Counsel for Siemens Advanta worldwide, and also served on the global Legal and Compliance Management team for Siemens AG, where she drove the creation of innovative new templates and processes for seamless contracting. Additional roles include Head of Global Contracts and Integration for Siemens Digital Industries Software, the sole legal counsel in a tech start-up, and a commercial contracts litigator.
Rani is deeply passionate about gender equality, the opportunity to be yourself at work, and the transformative power of leadership. Rani is also committed to the core values of Siemens Advanta: Dare to Dream, Love our Clients, Team Wins and Enjoy the Ride. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the William and Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law, and the proud mom of two amazing adults. When she has a little free time, she enjoys tennis and hiking.
About Siemens Advanta
Siemens founded the new business unit Siemens Advanta on April 1, 2019, with its headquarters in Munich, Germany. Siemens Advanta is a strategic advisor and a trusted implementation partner in digital transformation and industrial IoT with a global network of more than 8000 employees in 19 countries and 89 offices. The organization’s experts help clients define their vision for digital transformation, set a clear strategy and implement a solution to grow the success of their businesses. Siemens understands transformation and Siemens Advanta was created to navigate the client’s digital journey successfully from start to finish. Highly skilled and experienced experts offer services which range from consulting to design & prototyping to solution & implementation and operation. Further information is available at www.siemens-advanta.com.