Laura Anderson

Siemens Energy

Senior Vice President, Controls and Digitalization

Laura Anderson is Head for Service Controls and Digitalization at Siemens Energy. She leads a global team focused on solutions and services for power plant and utility controls, as well as on leveraging the potential of Digitalization in these sectors. Laura is a seasoned general manager and management consultant with over 15 years of experience in strategy, strategy consulting, sales and go-to-market initiatives, project and product management and emerging markets. In previous roles as Vice President of Strategy for Siemens Power Generation Services and consultant in various industries, such as renewable and conventional energy, building automation and government and NGO sectors, she demonstrated her ability to link long-term market trends and the strategies needed to capitalize on them. Her unique skill to navigate gray areas and uncomplicate the complex allows her to understand and address not only the big picture, but also the details. Within Siemens Energy, Laura is seen as a driver for diversity and transformative leadership. Laura has a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies and an MBA from MIT, Sloan School of Management.

Sessions With Laura Anderson

Wednesday, 3 March

  • 12:30pm - 01:00pm (CST) / 03/mar/2021 06:30 pm - 03/mar/2021 07:00 pm

    Agora Studio

    Agora Studio: Powering Decarbonization Through Artificial Intelligence

    Panel Digitalization Innovation & Technology Decarbonization Pathways

    Decarbonizing the power industry is well underway. For example, the United States is already seeing a decrease of about 30% in electric sector CO2 emissions over the last decade. This session explores how advancements in digitalization technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) are accelerating decarbonization efforts. How can AI help to integrate renewables into the power system? Can AI help the demand side be more flexible? What are the challenges and risks facing AI?