Dr. Gunter Beitinger studied industrial engineering, lean management, and business administration at universities in Germany and USA. Before he started his career at Siemens, he worked as a research collaborator at the University of Erlangen. At Siemens AG he held various responsibilities in different countries and businesses like SiemensVDO Automotive, Siemens Healtheneers, Process and Drives, and now Digital Industries. He worked as head of business excellence (Lean Management), a management consultant for the executive board, Director of Industrial Engineering, and Plant Manager.

Currently, his roles and responsibilities are Senior Vice President Manufacturing incl. various Digital Lighthouse plants; Head of Factory Digitalization and Product Carbon Footprint/ SiGreen.
He is also a member of the Advisory Council of Advanced Manufacturing of the World Economic Forum and CIRP, The International Academy for Production Engineering.

Dr. Gunter Beitinger has been a guest on 2 episodes.