Bazmi Husain

Chief Technology Officer, ABB

Bazmi is Chief Technology Officer of the ABB Group. Prior to assuming this role in January
2016, Bazmi was ABB’s Managing Director in India for four years and, before this, head of ABB’s
Global Smart Grid industry segment initiative. In this role, he was instrumental in pioneering agreements
with partners such as General Motors and Deutsche Telekom, which have helped to make ABB a leading
name in smart grid solutions. During his 30 years at ABB, Bazmi has also worked in various roles in
research and development, service, strategy and business operations around the world. He has led the
Global Research Center in Bangalore (ABB’s largest R&D center worldwide), the Corporate Research
Center in Sweden and the global Automation Technology Research team. Over a period of more than two
decades, Bazmi shaped ABB into the largest automation solutions provider in India in his time.

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