Thomas Jakob is Regional President Asia Pacific of Bosch Software Innovations, the software division of the Bosch Group. He has been leading the company’s regional team since 2012 delivering Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions to various sectors including home and building, smart cities, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture and others.
Thomas has over 25 years of experience in ICT industry in Europe and Asia in management, marketing, finance, and business development roles. Prior to joining Bosch, he ran a consulting firm providing strategy advice to high-tech companies, served as regional CEO of T-Systems, worked for Deutsche Telekom in Asia Pacific as well as for Hewlett Packard and Nortel in Europe.
Thomas holds a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Dieburg, Germany, and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.