Deutsche Telekom AG T-Labs (Research & Innovation), Senior Expert New Media, Germany
Dr. Oliver Friedrich holds a M.Sc. (Dipl.-Ing.) in Computer Engineering and PhD (Dr.-Ing.) from Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, with specific emphasis on telecommunication networks. He received his diploma in 2006 working on 3G network capacity planning in cooperation with Vodafone Germany and Fraunhofer FOKUS. He received his PhD in 2011 working on session-oriented IPTV systems, interactivity and Social TV aspects.
From 2006 to September 2010 Oliver Friedrich was a senior research engineer and project manager at the Competence Center Future Applications and Media at Fraunhofer FOKUS. From April to July 2010 Oliver worked in Singapore for the Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) as overall project manager and ambassador leading an industry consortium of ten member companies. In October 2010 Oliver joined T-Systems International as senior project manager for media and entertainment solutions. Beginning from October 2012, Oliver joined Telekom Innovation Laboratories, helping to shape the future of Deutsche Telekom's media business.