ICCCAS 2024 Invited Speaker

Marc Geitz

Deutsche Telekom, Germany

Biography: RWTH Aachen and received his PhD at the University of Hamburg in 1999 after working several years at CERN and DESY. In 2001 he joined Deutsche Telekom AG and worked in the area of mobile communications, enterprise IT, cloud and network infrastructure. He has more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunication industry with international background and strong focus on business solutions. Ramping up a QKD demonstrator in 2018 and building a QKD testbed from 2019 to 2022 raised his interest in quantum technology and its appliances on telecommunication’s industry. The application of quantum computers for solving industry optimization and machine learning use cases has added to this interest. Currently he participates in the QR.X research program to build a quantum repeater.
At Telekom Innovation Laboratories (T-Labs), the passion for innovation and technology drives 300+ international experts and scientists to work together on e.g. blockchain technology, smart city concepts, artificial intelligence and new media experiences. T-Labs is the R&D unit of Deutsche Telekom and is in a close partnership with the Technische Universität Berlin. At its sites in Berlin, Darmstadt, Beer Sheva, Budapest and Vienna, T-Labs sits amongst a world-class host of universities, startups, investors, research institutes and corporate innovation hubs to jointly shape the future of communication services.。