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Dr. Gerd Niehage

Speaker

CTO & CIO
Swisscom

Gerd Niehage has studied Computer Science and Informations-/Communications-Management. He achieved an MBA at the Mannheim Business School in Germany and the Tongji University in Shanghai/China as well as a Doctor of Business Administration from the Middlesex University in London.
After being the owner of a software company, Gerd Niehage started his career as consultant of the German public administration before changing 2003 to the automotive supplier HELLA, where he became 2013 global Chief Information Officer (CIO). He started 2017 in the same role with B. Braun Medical, a global Pharma and Medical Device Company, where he was responsible for the digital transformation of the group. He moved 2021 to Shanghai/China to lead the Asia/Pacific IT organization for the automotive supplier ZF and was globally responsible for IT innovations, Data/Analytics/AI and Enterprise Architecture.
Since March 1st, 2023, Gerd is CTIO and member of group executive board of the Swiss Telecom provider Swisscom and responsible for the business area infrastructure, network & IT.

Dr. Gerd

Featured Sessions

15:30

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18 June 2024

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15:30-16:30

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Stage D

circleAI in Action​
traingleCustomer experience management
traingleAI (Artificial Intelligence)
traingleGenAI
How Can We Transform Customer Experience Using AI?

Observe AI in action as it enhances customer experience (CX), unveiling innovative strategies that drive success in today's dynamic landscape.

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12:00

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19 June 2024

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12:00-13:30

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Impact Stage

circleAmplifying Intelligent Networks​
traingleNetwork transformation
traingle5G
traingleNaaS (Network as a Service)
Profitable Connectivity and Beyond: Evolving Network Capabilities

As networks evolve beyond mere connectivity to become engines of profitability, understanding their emerging capabilities is key. This session will focus on harnessing Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) to unlock new opportunities, adapting infrastructure for next-gen services, preparing for 5G and IoT integration, and enhancing network capabilities to diversify services.

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