FORA.tv Speaker - Hamid Akhavan
Hamid Akhavan was appointed Member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom responsible for the Mobile Communication business area on December 5, 2006. Throughout the Deutsche Telekom Group, he is responsible for innovation and product development, as well as technology, IT and procurement.
Additionally, in his role as Chief Ex-ecutive Officer of T-Mobile International AG, he leads the management of the mobile communications companies in Western, Southern and Eastern Europe and also those European national companies that are present in both the fixed and mobile communications areas.
Hamid Akhavan was previously Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTO) on the Board of Management of T-Mobile International. Following a strategic realignment, he was also appointed CTO of the Deutsche Telekom Group in September 2006. Akhavan has been working at T-Mobile International since September 2001 and was appointed to the Board of Management in December 2002. Before that, he was Chief Technical Officer and Chief Information Officer at Teligent Inc., an international broadband fixed wireless access company, and held various positions at other technology companies.
Hamid Akhavan graduated from the California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He received a Master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the same fields.
01.30.09 | 01:03:28 min
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