Raj Batra is President of Digital Industries (DI) for Siemens USA and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Siemens Foundation. His responsibilities heavily involves oversight over all development, marketing, sales, R&D, vertical industry, and manufacturing aspects for DI in the United States. Mr. Batra serves as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees for Manufacturers Alliance.
Mr. Batra earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Michigan and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan. He has proven to have expertise in a wide range of high-level management strategy, and sales positions since joining Siemens in 1993. Those positions range from Vice President, General Manager, and Global Account Executive to the Founding Member and Director of the Automotive and Aerospace Vertical Market Organizations. Prior to his tenure at Siemens, Mr. Batra managed technical sales and automation solutions for discrete manufacturing and process industries. In 2019, Mr. Batra was appointed Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), an organization responsible for guiding technical standards, providing advocacy for industry policies in the areas of digitalization and automation, and enabling the dissemination of crucial industry data.