Franz Seiser

VP Access Disaggregation, Deutsche Telekom AG

Franz Seiser

Speaker Bio


Franz is Vice President and executive lead for “Access Disaggregation” at Deutsche Telekom Group’s “Technology Architecture and Innovation” unit. In his role he is in charge to drive the development and implementation of innovative, flexible and efficient network architectures for DT, covering both fixed and mobile networks; nowadays Franz has a very strong focus on open RAN, leading DT’s efforts to develop it towards a competitive deployable solution.



Prior to this role, Franz held various management positions in the area of mobile core network, infrastructure cloud and mobile network architecture in DT headquarters. Besides other tasks, he was deeply involved in definition, standardisation and introduction of 4G and 5G as well as Network Function Virtualisation (NFV).