CTO/VP New Business Solutions, Huawei Technologies Europe, Germany
Graduated MSc of Telecommunications (Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg) and 1993 joined Start-Up E-Plus to manage the Technical Center and become Project Lead for Commercial Launch in Berlin/Leipzig.
Moved to ThyssenTelecom to become CTO of Plusnet which signed first German Interconnection Contract with Deutsche Telekom. Then stepped onto CTIO-Position Broadnet (Comcast) and later moved to Alcatel-Lucent to first lead PreSales in D-A-CH Region followed by Business Development in EMEA Region and finally take the Business Management of IP-Platforms for Central/Eastern Europe.
Since 2015 heading „New Business Domain“ of Huawei Technologies Europe with core focus on Internet-of-Things und Industrie 4.0.
Industrie 4.0 from a Telco perspective
New ICT enables digital transformation to cope with industry trends such as I4.0. While waiting for 5G, which will dramatically change the way we and things communicate in the future, new technologies such as 4.5G (Narrow Band IoT) have just been released to empower Sensor and B2B cloud communications. The Revolution of Things is no longer a buzzword but becomes reality and a new use case category for LowPowerWideArea networks will allow the industry to improve its approach from selling Products to selling Services….