On September 20, 2012, Doug Keith of Siemens Industry, Inc. spoke to NGCSU students to highlight a critical component of successful business strategy - being prepared for what lies ahead.
As president of Drive Technologies, Keith is responsible for the division's overall design, development, marketing and manufacturing. His division is the world's leading supplier of electrical and mechanical products, applications, and solutions that cover the entire drive train, and is the global leader in energy-efficient motors and drives, as well as products and services for production machinery and machine tools.
With over 20 years of engineering, operational, and manufacturing experience, Keith joined Drive Technologies in 2011 after serving as vice president for the Power Distribution Medium Voltage Business Unit since 2005. Prior to joining Siemens, Keith held leadership positions at both General Electric and Black & Decker in the US and Mexico. Keith is a mechanical engineering graduate of North Carolina State University.