GABA Director and Co-Founder
Executive Director Global Sales for Perceptual Computing/AI for Intel
Thomas started and managed numerous companies with disruptive technologies, from start-up, M&A to IPO, in a global environment. Current expertise is around 3D depth/AI into segments such as drones, robotics, a/r + v/r, automotive and IoT verticals. Growing domestic and international companies between Germany and the US has been his motivation to cofound and be involved in an organization like GABA. A specialty is building global teams in Europe and Asia. As VP/GM Deutsche Telekom he was leading the NA activities for innovative partnering. Activities ranged from technology scouting to partner management. Before he managed worldwide accounts at Logitech incl. all TV manufacturers to introduce Google TV gen2. Over 8 years as VP BD, he was involved in numerous start-ups evangelizing desktop video conferencing (like Vidyo) and worked with Skype & Google.
Married with 2 children Thomas is trying to stay healthy by coaching and running Marathons around the world. He co-founded GABA “German American Business Association” a none profit business network and also co-founded SVMC “Silicon Valley Marathon Club.