Since April 2015, Dr. Leo Lehmann is the elected Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 13 (Future networks including cloud computing, mobile and next-generation networks). Before his election, he already served the ITU-T as vice-chairman and working party co-chairman of Study Group 13 since October 2008. From 2012 until 2014, he also acts as Vice-chairman of the ITU-T Focus Group on Disaster Relief Systems, Network Resilience and Recovery (FG DR&NRR). Afore he was the Rapporteur on “multimedia service mobility management” in the ITU-T Study Group 16 (Multimedia Services) for many years.
An internationally recognized expert, Leo has worked in telecommunications for 24 years and has experience in private industry as well as the public sector. Prior to joining OFCOM, Switzerland in 2002, Leo held senior management positions in network engineering, system design and services at major telecommunications players on both the vendor and operator side of business.
As designated expert on Next Generation Networks and Future Networks including 5G and Multimedia, he has contributed many conferences and workshops. He is one of the winners of the best paper award of the ITU-T Kaleidoscope event 2011“The fully networked human? − Innovations for future networks and services”.