Virginie Maillard

Head of Technology Field Simulation and Digital Twin / US Region Head

Virginie Maillard has headed the global research activities Simulation and Digital Twin of Corporate Technology since June 2018. She works at the Corporate Technology office of Princeton, NJ, and leads teams in Germany, India and China.


In 2019, she was appointed Head of Corporate Technology for the US. Maillard earned her engineer and MSc degrees in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon (INSA Lyon) in France. Before joining Siemens, Maillard worked for the automobile manufacturer Renault, most recently as head of corporate research and central research strategy.  In addition, Maillard is currently the president of the Scientific Advisory Board of Institute Mines-Telecom (IMT) in Paris, France, the biggest group of graduate engineering schools in France.