Rainer Sträter is Head of Cloud Solutions at 1&1 Internet SE. In this role he is leading the international IaaS technology division as well as the international technology teams at 1&1’s subsidiaries Fasthosts and Arsys. In 2015, he was responsible for 1&1’s successfully launched next generation, global cloud platform.

Rainer Sträter has over 20 years of experience in the hosting business with a strong focus on developing infrastructure solutions. After studying electrical engineering at the University of Dortmund and the grand école ISEN in Lille he started his career in software development of VoIP stacks and represented his company in the standardization bodies as ETSI.org and MSAF. Before joining 1&1 in 2012 Rainer Sträter worked in different positions at Web.de, Telefonica O2 and Deutsche Bahn.