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Chief Operating Officer, Technology at Sprint
Günther Ottendorfer is responsible for overseeing Sprint's network, technology and product development organizations, including related strategy, network operations and performance, as well as partnerships with network, technology and product vendors. He started his international career in the telecommunication sector more than 20 years ago. In 1996, he became a founding member of mobile operator max.mobil in Austria. He gained considerable management experience as COO and CTO for T-Mobile Austria, as CTO for T-Mobile Germany and as European Technology Director at Group level for T-Mobile International. In 2011, Günther became Managing Director of Networks at Optus Singtel, Australia’s second-largest telecommunications provider with over 11 million customers in cable, fixed, mobile and satellite networks. In addition, he spearheaded the nationwide introduction of LTE and TD-LTE, which Optus pioneered as one of the first providers globally. In 2013, he joined Telekom Austria Group as Group CTIO driving major wireless expansion, convergence and network function virtualization projects across the countries of the group.