CTO/VP New Business Solutions, Huawei Technologies Europe
As academic communications engineer (Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg), Mr Diederichs started his career in 1993 at E-Plus Mobilfunk, which then was in the process of being set up. There he led the test and integration sectors and became project manager for the commercial network start in Berlin/Leipzig.
He then moved on to ThyssenTelecom , where, as CTO, he was in charge of the entire network of Plusnet GmbH and concluded the nationally first interconnection contract with Deutsche Telekom. After the following CTIO position at the broadband provider Broadnet (Comcast), Mr Diederichs switched to the network equipment provider Alcatel-Lucent and initially was responsible for the sales support for the area D-A-CH, later for the business development of EMEA and finally for the IP platform business for Central and Eastern Europe.
Since 2015, Mr Diederichs has been managing the “New Business” division at Huawei Technologies Europe and he primarily focuses on the sectors Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.