After 4 years as Member of the Management Board of T-Mobile Polska, Thomas Lips is promoted to the central structures of Deutsche Telekom (DT).
Development of IoT services
The operator T-Mobile Polska informed about the planned changes in the management board. Dd 15 August 2019 Thomas Lips will move to DT headquarters. He will be in charge of the “IoT Delivery” area, where he will be responsible for planning and implementing services related to the Internet of Things. The new member of the Management Board, responsible for Technology and Innovation, will join T Mobile Poland from 16 September 2019. His name will be announced in the second half of June. During the transition period, Andreas Maierhofer, President of the Management Board of T-Mobile Polska will take over the supervision over the work of the Technology and Innovation Division.
Development and maintenance of the network
Thomas Lips spent the last 4 years as a Member of the Board, Head of Technology and Innovation Division, where he was responsible for network development and maintenance, IT infrastructure, Data Center and Technological Innovation.
“Over the years spent in Poland, Thomas has become known as a person who consistently strives to achieve his goals. The position of a leader in network quality, consistently maintained for years, is an unquestionable proof of this. T-Mobile Polska also boasts a modern network management centre, which has launched an operational cyber security centre” – said Andreas Maierhofer, CEO of T-Mobile Polska.
20 years of experience with Deutsche Telekom
Thomas Lips has been with Deutsche Telecom for over 20 years, holding managerial positions for 11 years (including 4 years at CTIO in T-Mobile Polska). During his professional career, he has been responsible for numerous strategic projects, including the transformation and development of the network infrastructure of Asian and European operators. Thomas Lips is a graduate of the Technical University of Dresden, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications.