Uwe Janssen, born 1959, is Vice President Innovation and Research at Deutsche Telekom Group Technology since January 2013, following a long term assignment as SVP Fix & Mobile Engineering. In his current role Uwe is responsible to manage a portfolio of mid to long term technology projects at DT, including Network Function Virtualization and 5G research. His special focus in 5G is on Automotive as a key vertical use case.
Prior to this role, Uwe held over 20 years various positions in DT in Telecommunication and IT Engineering, starting with GSM standardization work in 1989 and supporting the build of DT’s German mobile network.
Before joining DT, Uwe has worked 4 years at Phillips Research in Hamburg, Germany, where he contributed to Research projects on Advanced Communication in European (RACE). He studied Computer Science in Bonn and Hamburg, and holds a degree as Diplom-Informatiker of Hamburg University.