Henning Schneider


Vice Chair

Henning Schneider, Chief Information Officer, Asklepioshas been the head of the medical IT department at the UKE since 2008 and in his current role since 2012.

From 2003 to 2008, he succeeded as a program manager at Siemens AG Healthcare Sector running complex customer projects to improve healthcare processes by integrating clinical workflows with IT and medical devices. Before this—from 1998 to 2003—Henning Schneider worked at Siemens Business Services as a senior consultant for e-banking solutions.

Born in Hamburg, Germany in October 1973, he studied Computer Science and Business Administration at the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg and the University of Hamburg.

During his work at Siemens he was the winner of the Siemens Top Plus award in Dubai as one of the leading project manager worldwide in 2003. In 2005, he invented and established the Imaging Science Institute, which was a joint research centre between Siemens and the University Hospital of Erlangen to improve and develop medical devices, IT systems and processes directly in a clinical environment.

In 2011, the UKE was honored with the HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award. In 2015, the CIO Magazine and Computerwoche honored Henning Schneider with the CIO of the Year Award in the category of innovation.

In 2016, Henning Schneider took up the role of group chief information officer at the healthcare group Asklepios Kliniken GmbH, which is one of the leading private operators of hospitals and healthcare facilities in Germany.