Claudia Vergueiro Massei
She is the Siemens Oman CEO, nominated by Forbes as one of the most powerful businesswomen in the Middle East in 2020 and 2021, Claudia is committed to enabling the digital transformation in the sultanate and to contributing to its economic development. She drives business in power distribution, smart grid, smart buildings, control and automation, and digital solutions for industrial applications.
She assumed her role after working with Siemens in Germany, Denmark and China for various business fields, including wind power and rail automation. Originally from Brazil, she commenced her career in strategy consulting, undertaking assignments in France, Morocco, South Africa and the United States, besides her home country. She subsequently co-founded a SaaS edtech startup in Brazil, Eduqo, which she ran before joining Siemens.
Claudia developed her passion for education during her college days, when she worked as part-time teacher preparing students for university entrance exams in Brazil. In her free time, Claudia enjoys to dance, travel and learn about different cultures, as well as to mentor young entrepreneurs.
She is the co-chair of the Industrial Advisory Board of the College of Engineering of Sultan Qaboos University, a Board Member of Casimiro Montenegro Filho Foundation and she sits on the Advisory Board of Battery Associates and Steering For Greatness Foundation. Named by LinkedIn as one of its 2020 Top Voices, she is also a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Claudia holds an Aeronautical Engineering Degree from Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica, an MBA from the Wharton School and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania. A dear Soul Sister with enthusiasm to serve society and dedication to improving people’s lives with technology while optimising our planet’s resources.