Ruediger has been heading technology organizations in the Telco industry for almost 30 years, thereof working many years abroad in Italy, USA and Austria.
He was CTIO for T-Mobile Austria for 10 years, steering the company in a highly disrupted market and a very difficult situation. As a mobile only player, with a weak network, they aimed to become a full covered operator, with the best national network. He also lead the technology teams through a merger between a mobile and a cable operator.
Ruediger has spent his career driving innovation and change in technology and in organizations. He has broad experience in both setting up high performance teams and fostering employee engagement and motivation, and in steering organizations through cost cutting and restructuring periods, introducing service culture, customer focus and agile working styles.
Ruediger is founder and Managing Director of SeTeCo GmbH and since 1st of January 2021 additionally Owner and Managing Director of Hillebrand-CE GmbH, who supports clients in patent litigations/arbitrations, patent licence negotiations or patent acquisitions by technical analysis of patents and the application of the ETSI IPR Policy.