Nov. 13, 2018 – Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

Prof. Rolf Schuster

Director, Open Edge Computing Initiative, Germany

Rolf is a telecoms- and IT-industry leader with a broad set of experiences from executive roles in large international corporations as well as start-up companies.

Currently, Rolf is the Director of the Open Edge Computing Initiative, which brings together worldwide leading telecom companies, to shape the global eco-system of Edge Computing. Rolf is also holding the computer science chair on Embedded Software at the University of Applied Science in Dortmund, Germany.

Before, at Vodafone, Rolf was responsible for two Partner Innovation Centres and the Vodafone Research Cooperations on a global scale. As the managing director of two start-up companies Rolf has worked in Belgium as well as Germany.

Rolf has published numerous books and articles in the area of video processing, e-business, innovation management, internet payment systems and edge computing.