T Challenge 2022/23: Jury Announcement

On May 23, 20 teams of innovators will take to the stage at DT headquarters in Bonn, Germany to present their solutions driving change utilizing Web3 in telecommunications.

An incredible amount of contestants from 53 different countries submitted ideas for this year’s challenge and the twenty finalists are currently working on developing their solutions to present to our panel of judges this May.

But who are the judges behind the scenes deciding who moves forward in this final stage? To identify the best ideas and teams with the ideal fit to the strategic needs of our companies, we have set up a diverse jury with domain expertise.

Grand Jury

Our Grand Jury consists of ten members equally divided by top managers from T-Mobile US and Deutsche Telekom AG. They will judge the final presentations during the demo day on May 23, 2023 and award six winners the grand prize.

T-Mobile US

John Saw

EVP Advanced & Emerging Technologies

Omar Tazi

EVP & Chief Product Officer

Daniel Thygesen

SVP & GM Wholesale

Ron Marquardt

VP Advanced & Emerging Technologies

Bethany Powell James

VP Product Design & Innovation

Deutsche Telekom

Alex Choi

SVP T-Labs

Ulrich Klenke

Chief Brand Officer

Elke Anderl

SVP Service Innovation & Development

Leif Heitzer

SVP Center for Technology Competence

Monica Dalla Riva

SVP Customer Experience & Design

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