Dr. Wolfgang FleischerStrategy & Innovation at A1 Telekom Austria Group
Dr. Wolfgang Fleischer leads in A1 Group the work on Strategy & Innovation. He spearheaded the A1 efforts on Virtualization of the A1 networks from 2012 onwards and is since 2019 mainly focused on the containerization of Telco solutions and on business to business solutions at the EDGE in cooperation with various industry verticals. In December 2019 he managed to deploy the first A1 5G EDGE Cloud solution in the 5G Playground in Klagenfurt in cooperation with several industry and university partners.
Dr. Fleischer has an overall record of 28 years in Telecommunications. He spent 11 years in product development with vendors dealing with various technologies, covering HW as well SW development. He was working with large Telecommunication Equipment providers as well as with start-ups. In 2003 he joined the Telecommunications service provider, A1 Telekom Austria Group, and ensured the smooth evolution of the Core and Service Networks of the A1 Group operating companies until 2018. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Zurich (ETH Zurich) and an MBA from the Vienna Sales Manager Akademie.