Oliver Iltisberger

President, Smart Buildings
ABB Electrification


As President of Smart Buildings at ABB Electrification, Oliver Iltisberger manages the global smart buildings business at ABB, a broad portfolio of market-leading home and building automation solutions, as well as energy distribution systems and products.

Previously, as Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Committee, Oliver led the Asia Pacific and then the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) region of Landis+Gyr, a publicly listed global leader for Smart Metering and Smart Grid Solutions. In 2010, he became one of the founding members and the first President of the IDIS Smart Meter Association. His earlier years at Siemens heading sales, product management and marketing for automation and drives for low voltage power distribution further inform his holistic view of buildings, energy, and systems today.

A global citizen, Oliver has lived and worked in Germany, South Africa, Singapore, Australia and Switzerland. He has a joint master’s degree in mechanical engineering and business administration from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, and executive training from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.