Rani Russell Shea
Rani Russell Shea is CEO of Siemens Advanta North America, the team of experts in the global technology powerhouse that focuses solely on digital transformation services. She leads an organization that offers advisory, implementation and custom development services in order to meet the individual needs of each client. Rani’s team leverages its deep domain knowledge, technical expertise, and end-to-end capability to enable clients to unlock the digital future.
Rani’s commitment to a pragmatic, client-focused approach was developed over the course of her career. She previously served as the General Counsel for Siemens Advanta worldwide, and also served on the global Legal and Compliance Management team for Siemens AG, where she drove the creation of innovative new templates and processes for seamless contracting. Additional roles include Head of Global Contracts and Integration for Siemens Digital Industries Software, the sole legal counsel in a tech start-up, and a commercial contracts litigator.
Rani is deeply passionate about gender equality, the opportunity to be yourself at work, and the transformative power of leadership. Rani is also committed to the core values of Siemens Advanta: Dare to Dream, Love our Clients, Team Wins and Enjoy the Ride. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the William and Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law, and the proud mom of two amazing adults. When she has a little free time, she enjoys tennis and hiking.