Our Team (C-Level)

Robert Meshel, Director Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Network Siemens Digital Industries Software Robert Meshel is the Director of Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Network. He is looking to accelerate the digitalization revolution in the manufacturing domain and to make it accessible also for small and medium-sized shops. Throughout his career, Robert held various management positions in startups, as well as large corporations. At Siemens Digital Industries Software, he served as Director of Strategy, Head of Portfolio Management, Director of Product Management and Business Consulting. Mr. Meshel holds a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern.
Alyssa Berger, Head of Business Development Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Network Siemens Digital Industries Software Alyssa Berger is a German-born digital native living in the startup nation Israel. She manages the Business Development of Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Network and is aiming to digitalize the manufacturing world. Before joining Siemens, Ms. Berger held several management positions at Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz), mainly in the fields of software engineering and advanced analytics - including Team Lead for Analytics & AI in Finance, Team Lead for Prototyping & IT Innovation as well as Deputy Head of Department for Daimler’s CoC in Business Intelligence for Finance & Controlling. Ms. Berger holds a M.Sc. in Business Information Management from RSM, Erasmus University.
Yahel Aricha, Head of Product Management Siemens' Additive Manufacturing Network Siemens Digital Industries Software Yahel Aricha is with Siemens for over 20 years where he led different Product Management activities. As the Head of Product Management for the AMN, Yahel is responsible to analyze the market, customers needs, and define the required solutions to enable the next generation of Distributed and On Demand Manufaturing. He is passionate to have happy customers, who gain value and enjoy working with our products. Yahel is widely experienced in the software business, working with global enterprise accounts, side by side to SMB (Small & Medium Businesses) customers, focused on Cloud, SaaS and Machine Learning technologies
Dr. Karsten Heuser, Vice President CoC Additive Manufacturing
Siemens AG
Dr. Karsten Heuser has been with Siemens for nearly 20 years in various management positions within Siemens businesses including Corporate Technology, OSRAM, Energy and is now the VP of Additive Manufacturing with a Competence Center in Siemens. Dr. Heuser has a Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University Augsburg as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Management from ESMT.
Aaron Frankel, Vice President Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing SW Program
Siemens Digital Industries Software
Aaron Frankel is Vice President of Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Software Program. He has over 20 years of experience in the PLM software industry and has held various positions in engineering services, product management, and marketing – all focused on helping manufacturers take advantage of the latest digital design and manufacturing technology.

Our Mission

There’s a growing demand for shorter times to market, for bespoke products, produced near the end user. The Siemens’ Additive Manufacturing Network has a simple mission: to accelerate the mass adoption of industrial additive manufacturing.

For mass adoption, the global AM industry needs more intelligent ecosystems and simplified supply chains. Our constantly evolving solution provides advancement, education, access to and exchange of knowledge, as well as dedicated services, technology and tools.


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Siemens AM Activities

Siemens’ innovation spans over 160 years from the Pointer Telegraph to the brink of the fourth industrial revolution. As one of the leading industrial manufacturers in the world, Siemens has always focused on harnessing advanced technologies to pioneer every field we work in. 

Our AM activities ranges from designing high-end AM parts, running state-of-the-art AM production facilities and providing the most comprehensive AM digital products. Siemens is now the only company in the world to offer automated solutions and integrated software for industrial use.

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