Christopher Schlaeffer, born in 1969, is an Austrian manager and entrepreneur in the high-tech and renewable energy industries.
Until 3/2010 he served as Deutsche Telekom´s Chief Product & Innovation Officer and member of the group´s executive operating board. In this role he was instrumental in bringing key innovations like IPTV or the mobile internet to market. He also managed Deutsche Telekom´s Research & Development, the group´s digital business as well as strategic partnerships, for example with Apple for the iPhone or Google to launch the world´s first mobile telephone based on the Android operating system.
From 2002 to 2006 Schlaeffer served as Corporate Development Officer (CDO) in charge of Corporate Strategy, Technology & Innovation, Research& Development, IT, Venture Capital as well as Deutsche Telekom's Regional Offices in Asia and Europe.
In 2000 he became Senior Vice... See More