MBA Christopher SCHLÄFFER
Group Product & Innovation Officer, Deutsche Telekom; Chairman of the Supervisory Board, T-Mobile Austria
Christopher Schläffer became Deutsche Telekom's Group Product & Innovation Officer in December 2006. Thus he is member of the Executive Committee of T-Mobile International responsible for Product & Innovation and at the same time chairman of the segment board of T-Online.
Prior to assuming his current role Christopher Schläffer was Corporate Development Officer (CDO) of Deutsche Telekom in charge of group strategy, innovation, research & development as well as venture capital. From 2002 until September 2006 he also had responsibility for group technology, processes and IT. From 2000 to 2002 Christopher Schläffer was heading Corporate Strategy as Senior Executive Vice President.
Christopher Schläffer joined Deutsche Telekom in July 1998. Before that he worked with Accenture, the global consulting, technology and outsourcing company, and in the pharmaceutical industry.
Christopher Schläffer holds a master's degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics and has been elected one of the Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.