T Challenge: Jury Announcement

The T-Challenge has received so many great ideas from 46 countries. You want to know who is going to judge the ideas? Here are the faces “behind the scene”.

We are flashed by the great ideas we received for the current T-Challenge! Thank you all for your participation! To identify the best ideas and teams with the ideal fit to the strategic needs of our customers in sales and service, we have set up a diverse jury of experts and managers with first-hand experience.

Qualification Jury

Our Qualification Jury has six members for each stream. Equally divided by experts and managers from T-Mobile U.S.A. and Deutsche Telekom AG. They are busy right now identifying the Top 10 teams that will make it into the development phase.

Solution Development Stream

Ron Marquardt

Vice President
Advanced & Emerging Technologies
T-Mobile US Inc.

Nigel Newby-House

Sr Director
Emerging Business
T-Mobile US Inc.

Abigail Franco

Sr Director Digital
T-Mobile US Inc.

Terry Schussler

Senior Director Spatial Computing
Deutsche Telekom AG

Tobias Conrad

3D Brand Experience
Deutsche Telekom AG

Stefan Kohn

Innovation Management Deutsche Telekom Service

Concept & Design Creation Stream

Amanda Todd

Sr Director Advanced & Emerging Technologies
T-Mobile US Inc.

Yasmin Karimli

Sr Director Device Development
T-Mobile US Inc.

Katie Oaklund

Sr Director Consumer Experience
T-Mobile US Inc.

Matthias Schievelbusch

VP Startup Cooperations Telekom Deutschland

Caterina Bellavite

Sr Principal Service Designer
Deutsche Telekom AG

Riccardo Pascotto

Head of Research Cooperation
Deutsche Telekom AG

Grand Jury

The Grand Jury consists of six external high caliber experts and top executives for each stream. They will judge your final presentation during the demo day on June 1, 2022 and award the Top 3 winners per stream.

Solution Development Stream

John Saw

Executive Vice President Advanced & Emerging Technologies
T-Mobile US Inc.

Peter Ewens

Executive Vice President Corporate Strategy & Development
T-Mobile US Inc.

Tracy Nolan

SVP Consumer Group
T-Mobile US Inc.

Elke Anderl

Senior Vice President Service Development & Innovation DT Service GmbH

Antje Hundhausen

Vice President
3D Brand Experience
Deutsche Telekom AG

Claudia Nemat

Executive Board Member Technology & Innovation Deutsche Telekom AG

Concept & Design Creation Stream

Bryan Fries

Vice President Advanced & Emerging Technologies
T-Mobile US Inc.

Linda Zhao

Vice President
Emerging Business
T-Mobile US Inc.

Craig Schieber

Director Strategy & Planning for Advanced & Emerging Technologies
T-Mobile US Inc.

Alex Jinsung Choi

Senior Vice President Technology Innovation Deutsche Telekom AG

Monica Dalla Riva

VP Design & CX
Deutsche Telekom AG

Prof. Dr. Gesche Joost

Design Researcher
University of the Arts Berlin

We will announce the finalists latest February 21, 2022 and are very excited to work with you!

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