Caspar Herzberg

President of Middle East & Africa Region, Schneider Electric & Author, Smart Cities, Digital Nations

Caspar Herzberg leads Schneider Electric’s Middle East and Africa operation with 10,000+ employees, 18 manufacturing & distribution units and offices in 70 countries throughout the Middle East & Africa region. Prior to joining Schneider Electric Caspar Herzberg served as an executive at Cisco and Accenture in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He is the author of ‘Smart Cities, Digital Nations’ published in 2017 and a global thought leader on Smart Cities, Internet of Things and Public-Private Partnerships. He received a Master of Science in International Politics from SOAS, University of London and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford. A German national who grew up in Egypt, Herzberg served as an officer in the German Army and speaks fluent Arabic, German, English and French.