Deputy Head CC NGNI, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Niklas Blum is Deputy Head of the Next Generation Network Infrastructure department at the Fraunhofer Institute FOKUS. He is leading at FOKUS the research activities for communication services and platforms on top of fixed and mobile networks. His expertise ranges from client to network-based service technologies and paradigms, service architecture evolution and network overlay technologies. His main focus lies on a programmable network and distributed service infrastructures for real-time services.
Niklas holds a Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in service and software engineering from the University of Potsdam and a MBA degree from the European School for Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin.