Kabel Deutschland Vertrieb und Service GmbH, Germany
After finishing his Studies of Electrical Engineering with focus on Telecommunications Engineering at Technischen Universität München in 1990, he worked as an assistant co-worker at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications in Brest and at Technischen Universität München in the area of image processing.
Starting 1991 at Siemens in Munich, he held several positions in development and system testing of wireline and wireless Access Networks in Germany and the USA, ending his work for Siemens in the sales department for UMTS networks as a technical project leader.
In 2000 Thorsten Waschkeit joined the Swiss cable operator Cablecom, where he was the technical project lead for the introduction of telephony services before taking up the position of Manager of Telephony Engineering in 2003.
Since 2007 Thorsten Waschkeit is Head of Voice Engineering at KabelDeutschland in Germany. His main task is to drive the strategic development of the voice platform creating a basis for future oriented services.