General Manager, North America and Chief Commercial Officer
Chris Hummel joined Siemens Enterprise Communications in April 2010 and currently serves as the General Manager of North America with responsibilities for all North American operations, and as Chief Commercial Officer where he has responsibility for Global Marketing and Corporate Development. He reports directly to Hamid Akhavan, the CEO.
Hummel is a recognized thought leader and has extensive experience in global enterprise sales and marketing, having lived and worked in a range of countries, including the US, Germany, Eastern Europe and Asia. Before joining Siemens Enterprise Communications, he served as Executive Vice President of Global Field Marketing for SAP AG, where he managed an organization of more than 600 people that annually generated more than 7 billion US-Dollars in qualified opportunities. Prior to SAP, Hummel spent 13 years at Oracle Corporation in a number of senior sales, services and marketing roles.
Hummel holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from Tufts University and a Master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Medford, MA. He also studied at Durham University (UK) and the London Business School.