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William Grossmann
Vice President, Europe and Middle East

Dr. Grossmann has over 45 years experience ranging from scientific research, engineering analysis and design, technology discovery and development, software application development, and strategic analysis and planning.  Dr. Grossmann has held positions of Adjunct Professor of Applied Sciences, New York University; Research Professor of Applied Mathematics and Associate Director Magneto Fluid Dynamics Division at New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York City, NY, and is currently an adjunct Professor in the department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  Additional positions have been Director of the College of Plasma Physics, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy; Manager of ABB’s Corporate Research Program in Engineering Systems Integration, Heidelberg, Germany; CIO for ABB Germany, Heidelberg; Chief Knowledge Officer for ABB Kraftwerke, Mannheim, Germany; Director of Business IT Alignment, ALSTOM Power, Paris, France.  Dr. Grossmann has served on numerous industry and government panels as well as several Boards of Directors, and is often a key note speaker at international science and engineering conferences.

Dr. Grossmann is presently responsible for developing business opportunities in Europe and Middle East utilizing his extensive scientific and technology network in the USA and worldwide.  Dr. Grossmann is a specialist in identifying scientific and technology advancements which, if integrated into strategic business planning could lead to a competitive advantage.  Dr. Grossmann has successfully helped bridge the gap between CXO level strategic planning and realization of strategic goals.