Former DT exec Clauberg lands new job at Amazon Web Services

Former DT executive Axel Clauberg starts a new job at Amazon Web Services this this month. (Pixabay)

SDN and NFV pioneer Axel Clauberg has exited Deutsche Telekom in favor of a new job at Amazon Web Services as Solutions Architect Leader in Germany, according to his LinkedIn profile. Clauberg started his new job at AWS this month. Light Reading first reported Clauberg's new gig Thursday morning.

Early last year, Clauberg slid over from his role as Deutsche Telekom's vice president, aggregation, transport, IP (TI-ATI) and infrastructure cloud architecture, to Deutsche Telekom's enterprise division, T-Systems. At T-Systems, Clauberg held the title of vice president, strategic portfolio management and CTO of telecommunications services.

Clauberg serves as the chairman of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and he also worked at Cisco for 13 years prior to joining DT. During his time at DT and T-Systems, Clauberg was a featured speaker and panelist at various industry events. Clauberg has seen the industry from various points of view over the years, which lent credence to his call last year for more cooperation between open source communities and standards development organizations (SDOs) during an interview with FierceTelecom at the Open Networking Summit.


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom!

The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

RELATED: T-Systems' Clauberg says industry needs more collaboration

Axel Clauberg

When Clauberg started working at Deutsche Telekom nine years ago, he was tasked with leading DT's NFV efforts and its TeraStream team. TeraStream was designed to reduce IT complexity in existing networks by migrating the operating systems for network operations to the cloud.

RELATED: T-Systems VP Axel Clauberg says carriers need to embrace a 'failure culture'

Two years ago, Clauberg was named as one of the top 25 movers and shakers in the telecom industry by FierceTelecom.

Suggested Articles

Liberty Global is putting $4 million, including $1 million from CEO Mike Fries, into an employee fund to combat the effects of COVID-19.

TechSee's technology is helping Vodafone Group's customers stay connected while also reducing truck rolls to their homes.

Vodafone Group recently wrapped up a deployment of VMware's network virtual infrastructure across all of its 21 European business markets.