Markus Ziegler, who recently joined ipoque, the new fully owned subsidiary of Rohde & Schwarz, and co-founder Hendrik Schulze are the new leading duo at ipoque.
Leipzig, 07 June 2011 – Markus Ziegler, the new CEO, and Hendrik Schulze, co-founder and CTO, form the new ipoque executive team. Markus joined the team from Rohde & Schwarz after the acquisition in May 2011, assuming his new CEO role as a representative of Rohde & Schwarz. In his previous position he was responsible for the International Project Management department of the Rohde & Schwarz Radiomonitoring and Radiolocation Division.
Hendrik continues to head up technological development in his position as CTO and brings into this new era his profound knowledge of the company’s technology and structures. As one of ipoque’s founders, he has been deeply involved in the development of all product lines from the very beginning.
Markus said, "ipoque is a great company with highly innovative technology and even greater future potential. This was one of the decisive factors for the acquisition by Rohde & Schwarz. I am looking forward to working with this really extraordinary team.“
“I am very pleased to have Markus on our team. He is the perfect person to help us make the most of being part of the Rohde & Schwarz family. Together we will continue to drive ipoque’s strategic expansion,” said Hendrik.
ipoque's other three founders remain a part of the company management team in various new positions, Klaus Mochalski as VP of Market Development, Dr. Frank Stummer as VP of Finance & Administration and Klaus Degner as Director of Engineering.
Markus Ziegler, President & CEO
Since May 2011, Markus Ziegler has represented the new owner Rohde & Schwarz as CEO of ipoque. Prior to joining ipoque, he held various positions at Rohde & Schwarz, a leading German electronics specialist for radio and communication technology. In his last position Markus was responsible for the International Project Management department of the Radiomonitoring and Radiolocation Division at Rohde & Schwarz.
Hendrik Schulze, President & CTO
Hendrik Schulze is CTO and co-founder of ipoque and responsible for the strategic development of its various product lines. After receiving his degree in computer science, he led several major research projects on advanced applications of mobile Internet technologies in telemedicine at the University of Leipzig. In 2010, Hendrik and the other ipoque founders received Saxony’s entrepreneur of the year award. Hendrik is an expert in network policy management and deep packet inspection and speaks regularly at conferences. Visit Hendrik’s blog for more information: http://ipoque.com/en/blog/hendrik-schulze.
Rohde & Schwarz
Rohde & Schwarz is an independent group of companies specializing in electronics. It is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, radiomonitoring and radiolocation, as well as secure communications. Established more than 75 years ago, Rohde & Schwarz has a global presence and a dedicated service network in over 70 countries. It has approx. 8400 employees and achieved a net revenue of EUR 1.6 billion (USD 2.2 billion) in fiscal year 2010/2011 (July 2010 to June 2011). Company headquarters are in Munich, Germany.
ipoque provides network intelligence and policy control solutions helping fixed and mobile broadband operators to better understand traffic patterns, monetize new data services and improve the quality of experience for their subscribers. Our application classification and analysis engine enables bandwidth and congestion control, prioritized quality of service delivery and detailed network visibility.
Over 200 broadband operator customers in more than 60 countries across the globe rely on ipoque's policy control solution to limit equipment and operating expenditures, increase profitability and maximize subscriber satisfaction. ipoque was founded in 2005 in Leipzig, Germany, and has become a Rohde & Schwarz company in 2011.