Reinhard Clemens, born in 1960, has been the Member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Telekom AG responsible for T-Systems since December, 2007, and also holds the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of T-Systems. On January 1, 2012 he took over responsibility of all Group IT activities.
Clemens launched his career as General Manager of the Association for Industry Automation in 1990. In 1994, Mr. Clemens began his career at IBM, holding various positions in sales, service and outsourcing until he left the company in 2001 to join Systematics AG. There he served as member of the board of management responsible for sales.
In 2001, Reinhard Clemens began working for EDS in Germany. As the chairman of the executive board, he was responsible for sales, business operations and strategy in Central Europe.
He graduated with a degree in electrical engineering from the RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, Germany, having also worked as a research assistant for the machine tool engineering chair at the same university.