Former Chief IP Networks Partner, R&D and Head of Service Platform, Vodafone
Dr. Volkmar Scharf-Katz has over 15 years of experience in the mobile industry specializing in analytics, big data platforms, and communication technologies. Previously, he was Chief IP Networks Partner, R&D and Head of Service Platform at Vodafone where he was responsible for building advanced computing environments to demonstrate real-time analytics, showcase artificial intelligence and develop mobile applications. Dr. Scharf-Katz has a Ph.D. in computer science and information technology from Stanford University. He has vast and successful international experience in creating new and disruptive solutions for communication networks and mobile banking, and he also holds several patents.