Thomas Kiessling is in charge of the group-wide innovation strategy, product development and corporate research & development. He controls the Deutsche Telekom product portfolio and defines the product roadmap for the group, as well as implementation in the market via systematic innovation management and corporate R&D. Before joining Deutsche Telekom he held several executive positions at bwin interactive entertainment, Amadeus IT Group, GlobalOne and Energis Ision, as well as having consulted for the World Bank and the European Commission.