Vienna, 31 May 2012 – Wolfgang Leindecker (40), the new Vice President M2M and Public Transport at Kapsch CarrierCom, will be responsible for the worldwide development of the new business fields of machine-to-machine networks and public transport.
"I believe in the 'Internet of things' and it is an exciting challenge to be building up a new area in a future market," says Leindecker about his assignment.
Leindecker has been working in the IT and telecommunications environment for more than twelve years. His experience ranges from the development of new business fields in the area of security to responsibility for specialized sales and presales through to working as Marketing Director. His most recent position was Chief Operating Officer (COO) at NextiraOne Austria. He studied astrophysics in France and technical physics at the Vienna University of Technology, where he also held a teaching post in physics and mathematics. He subsequently did research at the University of Potsdam and taught mathematics at the Christopher Columbus High School in New York, before being drawn into the world of ICT. Between 2007 and 2008 Leindecker completed an Executive MBA at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and at the University of Minnesota.
Kapsch CarrierCom is a global manufacturer and independent system integrator of telecommunication solutions for railway operators and providers of access, core and transmission networks. In seven R&D centers in Europe and Asia, Kapsch CarrierCom develops applications and services for next generation networks and innovative OSS/BSS solutions. In addition, Kapsch CarrierCom provides an end-to-end service spectrum, which ranges from consulting, designing, installing and integrating, to maintaining, operating and supporting entire networks.
With 70,000 track-kilometers covered by GSM-R, Kapsch CarrierCom is an internationally recognized specialist and partner for railway operators such as the French railway RFF, the German railway DB and Network Rail in the United Kingdom. In the public operator segment, Kapsch CarrierCom’s customers include service providers such as the companies of the Telekom Austria Group, eircom in Ireland and Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan. Kapsch CarrierCom is part of the Kapsch Group and has its headquarters in Vienna.
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