Dr Alexander M. Geurtz is a VP, Strategic Portfolio Development in the SES Corporate Development department. He has over 20 years of experience in satellite and mobile communications from the strategic, business and technical perspectives. He was a key member of the team that created Solaris Mobile Ltd, an integrated satellite/terrestrial operator in S-Band. His current responsibilities include the development and implementation of SES's strategy regarding 5G, and in particular the integration of satellite into 5G Networks. Alexander is an active member of several groups within 5G PPP. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology and a PhD from the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.