Dr. Wolfgang Fleischer

Dr. Wolfgang Fleischer, Group Lead Core & Service Networks, Group CTO Area SN & IT, Telekom Austria Group

Dr. Fleischer works for Telekom Austria Group in Vienna Austria. As Group Lead Core & Service Networks he oversees the strategy development and the technical roadmap realization in those areas for all subsidiaries of Telekom Austria Group. His responsibilities also include Network Function Virtualization, where he is the owner of a number of group wide projects within Telekom Austria Group.

Dr. Fleischer has a record of 23 years in Telecommunications. 11 years he spent in product development dealing with various technologies, focusing on topics like central office switches, SDH add and drop multiplexers, ATM switches, mobile core network gear and film production and play-out servers. He worked for Philips, Lucent and Megisto Systems – a US based start-up company. The other 12 years he spent working for a Telecommunications service provider, Telekom Austria Group, for which he has been responsible for core and service networks since 2003, first locally in Austria, since 2009 for the entire Telekom Austria Group. He holds a Doctor degree in Physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Zurich (ETH Zurich) and an MBA from the Vienna Sales Manager Akademie.