Dr. Johannes Springer is responsible for the 5G Automotive Program at Deutsche Telekom in Group Technology and Innovation Headquarter.
Johannes studied engineering, mechanical, and production engineering at Berlin Technical University. After his doctorate in 1992, he was in charge at Aachen University of Technology (RWTH) as head of the department in the Institute of Ergonomics and Industrial Engineering.
In 1998 he joined Deutsche Telekom Group in various management positions. From 2004 to 2010, he worked as CTO/COO for Toll Collect, the GNSS and mobile networks-based electronic tolling operator for trucks in Germany. From 2011 to 2016, he was Vice President of Technology and Solution Design within the Strategic Business Unit Connected Car in T-Systems.
In 5GAA, he works in the Working Groups “Use Cases” and “Business Models,” and since 2018, he has been the Director-General of the 5GAA.