Jörg Hassmann studied Physics in Erlangen, followed by a Ph.D. thesis in Erlangen and Strasbourg. In 1998, he started his professional career in a Biotech startup, working on medical and industrial DNA analytics, in the last two years as Chief Technology Officer. In 2004, Jörg Hassmann joined Siemens, serving as head of Strategy for the Business Unit Standard Drives followed by Product Management for Standard Motors, Frequency Converters and HV Motors.
In the Business Unit Process Industries and Large Drives, he assumed increasing responsibility for digital features starting product data management and CRM tools.
Since 2015, he is in charge of Portfolio- and Innovation Management and Digitalization, including R&D teams in China and Czech Republic and Machine and Field Data Analytics, developing connectivity and industrial apps portfolio for electric motors and drives.