Rami Avidan Leaves Tele2 IoT to Head Deutsche Telekom's IoT Business

Rami Avidan Leaves Tele2 IoT to Head Deutsche Telekom's IoT Business

Deutsche Telekom announced the appointment of Rami Avidan, most recently CEO of Tele2 IoT, as Senior Vice President of Internet of Things (IoT) of enterprise customer unit, taking over from Ingo Hofacker, who started the new IoT business division at T-Systems two years ago.

Rami Avidan served as CEO of Tele2 IoT until September 2018. Over the last six years, he built up the IoT division for the Swedish telecommunications company. During his time in charge, Tele2 IoT became one of the leading IoT Mobile Network Operators (MNO) in the world – as recognized by leading analysts. With a team of around 200 IoT experts, he created outstanding technical solutions and achieved entrepreneurial success in the young IoT industry after only a short time.

Before joining Tele2 in 2013, Rami Avidan held various leadership positions at telecommunications and IT security companies, such as Wyless Group and Cryptzone Group.

Adel Al-Saleh, Deutsche Telekom Board Member and T-Systems CEO
Our customers don't just talk about connected things as a concept – they’re starting to implement it. Our services ensure that they can take full advantage of digitization in their day-to-day business. With his extensive experience in the field of Internet of Things, and with security solutions in particular, Rami Avidan can take our IoT business to the next level.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

For tips and feedback, email Ray at ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com, or reach him on LinkedIn @raysharma10, Facebook @1RaySharma


Accedian Appoints Ostiguy as Exec Chairman and Joannou as CEO


McKinsey Veteran Dominic Barton Joins Singtel Board



Artelligence 2019

Network Virtualization and SDN Asia

Network Virtualization & SDN Americas

Mobile 360 Digital Societies 2019

TADSummit 2019

MWC Los Angeles 2019

The Digitrans Forum 2019

Mobile 360 Eurasia 2019