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Oct 2013Present

Head of R&D and Portfolio Management


Head of R&D and Portfolio Manager for the Business Segment: Smart Grid Asset Services.

Coordination & Governance of all R&D activities worldwide.

Definition of Business Segment’s Product & Technology roadmaps.

Administration & structuring of Business Segment’s portfolio, consisting of Hardware & Software products and Services.

Identification of portfolio Gaps and how to close them.

Responsible for PLM process execution.

Introduction of Lean & Agile development practices in SW, Systems & Knowledge creation domains.

Oct 2010Sep 2013

Innovation Project Manager


Coordinate Innovation Projects within the Smart Grid Services business unit. Development of a Remote Diagnostics Center for T&D Assets, an integrated concept to perform online condition monitoring for substations (ISCM®) and the architecture to transfer Knowledge from Utility expert into automatic systems called Knowledge Modules.

Awarded Business Unit’s Innovation award on 2011.

Top 3 Finalist for the 2012 top+ innovation award (the major Siemens-wide recognition).

2 patents filed.

Certified System Architect

Jul 2008Sep 2010

Head of Maintenance and Manufacturing Equipment Department


Coordination of the maintenance tasks in the factory as well as equipment

optimizations. Preparation of technical specifications for new automation and test equipment

and controlling from new equipment projects with external suppliers. Implementation of a tool

room and a spare parts warehouse in the factory to support maintenance and production tasks.

Coordination of maintenance tasks of tools and dies at our external suppliers facilities

Mar 2009May 2010

Part Owner. Business Administration


Huracan Super Bar was a live-wrestling night club located in downtown Monterrey. It

had a Mexican-kitsch design. The bar had 13 employees and was opened on May 2009. As part owner

was responsible for developing the business plan, marketing strategy and

administering the business in general. 

Oct 2006Jun 2008



Trainee Program. Automation and Custom Machine Engineering. Management

and coordination of international custom machine projects. Preparation of technical

specifications for new equipment. Technical support and controlling from international subcontractors.

Implementation and commissioning from new equipment. Design and engineering

of PLC and Scada solutions using Step 7 and WinCC Flexible.

Jan 2006Jul 2006

Support Engineer

Centro de Innovación Diseño y Tecnología (CIDyT) Tec de Monterrey

Part-time job. Development of a Human-Machine Interface for a Flexible

Manufacturing System using WinCC. Configuration of the communication between field devices,

using Profinet. PLC programming in STEP 7

Aug 2005Nov 2005



Development of an emulation software of an automatic bottle-filling machine.

The emulation was made using SIMIT. PLC Programming in STEP 7. Presentation to international

customers in English and German.


Aug 2001May 2006

Bachelor in Science

Monterrey Institute of Technology

Graduated as Top of the Class on May 2006 with a GPA of 97/100. Member of the

Advanced Learning Program for High Achievement (ALPHA), an elite extracurricular program for

students with high performance. Awarded with the Student Development Diploma on Student

Leadership. On summer 2004 attended the Global Engineering Project in Göppingen, Germany.

This is a collaborative R&D project between Mexico and Germany that is sponsored by SIEMENS

Mar 2005Jul 2005

Exchange Program

Fachhochschule Esslingen

Seven courses focusing on Automation, all taken in german




Nov 2013Jan 2014

Basics in Personnel management (GPF+)

Siemens Learning Campus
Jun 2012Apr 2013

Certified Siemens System Architect

Siemens Learning Campus
Apr 2009Nov 2009

Basic Management Course

ITAM - Siemens Mexico
Feb 2008Feb 2008

Effective conversation training

Siemens Learning Campus
Oct 2007Oct 2007

Project Management in teams Seminar

Siemens Learning Campus
Jul 2007Jul 2007

Achieving excellence in Finance Seminar

Siemens Learning Campus
Mar 2007Mar 2007

Simatic advance programming

Apr 2010Nov 2010

Basic Management Course

ITAM; Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico
Jan 2003May 2004

Diploma on Leadership

Monterrey Institute of Technology
Jan 2003May 2004

Diploma on Entrepreneurial Development

Monterrey Institute of Technology
Aug 2001Dec 2002

Diploma on Business Administration

Monterrey Institute of Technology
Aug 2001Dec 2002

Diploma on Scientific Research

Monterrey Institute of Technology