Claudia Nemat, born in 1968, citizenship German, has been a member of Deutsche Telekom‘s Management Board since 2011. Until end of 2016 she led the European business. Since January 2017 she has been responsible for the Board area „Technology and Innovation“, which includes networks, IT, products, as well as information and cyber security.
Before joining Deutsche Telekom AG, Claudia Nemat was Senior Partner („Director“) at McKinsey&Company, working for the company for more than 17 years. She co-led McKinsey‘s global Technology Sector and had a number of interim management roles with global IT clients, ensuring desaster recovery of large IT projects, and acting as interim CEO.
She focuses on digital transformation, the impact of new technologies like artificial intelligence on business models, our work and lives, technology and product innovation, as well as IT transformation, security and crisis management. She has worked in different European countries as well as the United States, and was a member of the Supervisory Board and audit committee of Lanxess for several years. Since 2016, she has been a member of the Board of Airbus, as well as the Supervisory Board of Airbus Defense.
Claudia Nemat studied physics at the University of Cologne and taught at the Institute of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.
2021 she was awarded the Honorary Guest Professorship of the KIT (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology).