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Speaker Biography


Matthias Kohtes, Head of Business Development, E-Plus Mobilfunk 

Matthias Kohtes has responsibility for identifying and implementing new business models and developing strategic partnerships regarding Value Added Services for the E-Plus Group.

Matthias Kohtes has over a decade of telecommunication expertise from various roles at E-Plus and KPN with a special focus on marketing and business development. In these roles he developed and launched various innovative tariff propositions which established the positive brand image of BASE and E-Plus in Germany. Furthermore Mr. Kohtes started various partnerships with Facebook, eBay, Kaspersky, MTV, and Napster/Rhapsody. Most recently he introduced MTV Music powered by Rhapsody and developed it to become the second largest music streaming service in Germany within just eight months.

Mr. Kohtes holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Webster University in Leiden, The Netherlands and studied Aeronautics at the Technical University Dresden, Germany.

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