Dirk WeilerChairman of the Board, ETSI at Head of Standards Policy, Nokia Bell Labs & CTO
Dirk Weiler is Chairman of the ETSI Board, the ETSI representative to the European Commission's ICT Standardisation Multi-Stakeholder Platform, Vice Chairman of the German BITKOM Working Group Standardization, member of the CEN-CENELEC-ETSI Joint Presidents' Group and a member of the German DIN Presidential Committee FOCUS.ICT.
Since 2007 he is Head of Standards Policy in Nokia, responsible for standardization policy and membership portfolio.
He regularly appears as speaker or moderator in conferences and events about technology, standardization and IPR topics.
Dirk has chaired ETSI’s IPR Special Committee from 2008 – 2018.
From 2010 - 2014 he was Chairman of the ETSI General Assembly. Since 2008 he is ETSI Board member
From 2004 - 2006 he was Head of Network Technology, Mobile Network in the business unit Mobile Networks of Siemens Communications and Member of the OMA Board of Directors
From 2001 until 2004 he was Vice President Standards and Fora, responsible for all standardization, regulation and fora activities of Siemens Mobile Networks worldwide.
Until 2001 he has held various management positions in the areas of development, research, intellectual property, standardization and marketing in Siemens. Since 1988 he has been working actively in standardization on technical as well as board level in ETSI, ITU, OMA and various other bodies.
He joined Siemens in 1985, starting in the development of the German Mobile Communication System C450, after his graduation in Physics (Diplomphysiker) from the University of Cologne and the Institute of Nuclear research in Jülich, Germany.