Klaus R Schleicher

Director of Corporate Relations


Phone: (617) 253-0436
Fax: (617) 253-0002


Maria DiCicco
Phone: (617) 253-0408


Klaus Schleicher joined MIT Corporate Relations in January 2013.

He is a Technologist, Entrepreneur, Innovation Strategy Executive with a proven record of accomplishment in identifying new opportunities and driving technologies into profitable business growth. He has hands-on technology and business acumen in both consumer and industrial markets, with a deep rooted sense of products, services, and markets, that includes developing product strategy, driving revenue, identifying and managing strategic partnerships and leading global, cross-functional teams in small, medium, and large companies. He is proficient conducting business in: North America, Europe, Latin and Central America, as well as Asia. He speaks a number of languages – Italian, Spanish, French, German, Dutch, and Portuguese – and is also knowledgeable in Japanese, Korean, and Turkish.

Schleicher has a global business and profound technology background that has delivered rapid profitable growth in industries that include Artificial Intelligence, IT Security and Consulting, Digital Transformations, Energy, and Manufacturing. He has executive experience in sales, marketing, product development, strategy, and business development, and he has held senior positions at WA Wilde, Presstek Inc., Consul Risk Management B.V. (IBM), Lernout & Hauspie (Nuance), Agfa (Bayer Corp.), and Honeywell Inc. Klaus holds a M.S., Computer Science and Engineering from Technical University of Giessen, and a (CISSP) Certified Information Systems Security Professional from ISC 2