Rolf has more than 20 years of experience in the internet-, IT- and telecommunications industry. He held managing director and CTO roles in several start-up companies as well as executive roles in large international corporations. He developed a track record of successful new business- and technology development in the areas of IT security-, mobile health-, analytics- and cloud services.
At Vodafone, Rolf is responsible for two Partner Innovation Centres and the Vodafone Research Cooperations on a global scale.
Rolf has published several books and articles in the area of cloud computing, video processing, e-business, innovation management and internet payment systems. He is a frequent speaker on those topics. Rolf has earned a master´s degree in Electrical Engineering (NJIT, USA), a PhD in Computer Science (TU Munich, Germany) and a business administration degree (FU Hagen, Germany).