Dr. Rainer Deutschmann
, Deutsche Telekom
Dr. Rainer Deutschmann has been Senior Vice President Mobile Products at Deutsche Telekom AG since July 2009. In this role he is overall responsible for mobile products in Europe, which include personal communication products – such as voice, messaging and email – and mobile internet products – such as handset, tablet, laptop surfing, search/advertising, and mobile video/TV. Additionally, he leads the Business Develop-ment Mobile Products, Deutsche Telekom’s fixed-line and mobile Strategic Inter-net&Software Partnerships, and Deutsche Telekom’s fixed-line and mobile M2M (ma-chine-to-machine communication) Competence Center. Rainer reports directly into the Chief Technology and Innovation Board of Deutsche Telekom, and is part of the inter-national Products & Innovation Leadership team. From May 2007 until June 2009, as Senior Vice President Mobile Internet, he was responsible for Mobile Internet and Mul-timedia products in T-Mobile’s European markets, as well as T-Mobile’s Business De-velopment, Innovation, and Partnerships. From October 2005 until April 2007 Rainer led Deutsche Telekom’s Corporate Strategy Development as a Vice President, oversee-ing DT’s fixed line, wireless, and business customer strategic business areas – T-Home, T-Mobile, and T-Systems. Prior to DT he was five years with McKinsey&Company, Inc., working for leading telecommunications, IT and high-tech players. Previously, he was a computation and neuroscience researcher at California Institute of Technology, and holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Technology Munich.