Biography

Marc Wilczek is an entrepreneur and senior executive with extensive experience in helping market-leading ICT companies to transform themselves, expand into new fields of business and geographies, and accelerate their growth. He began his career as one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the German state of Hesse when founding two successful IT start-ups in the 1990s, and since then has held various leadership roles within the ICT industry over the past two decades.

At present, he serves as Vice President Portfolio, Innovation & Architecture for T-Systems – the corporate customers unit of Deutsche Telekom. In this role, he heads the “productization” efforts for the company’s Cloud and Hosting business worldwide. This includes scouting for new technology, creating and launching new services, improving customer experience as well as increasing product revenue and profitability. Prior to this, he spearheaded the international expansion at CompuGroup Medical, a leading provider of digital health solutions, where he was Member of the Group Executive Committee and Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific/Latin America/Middle East & Africa. Beforehand, he spent roughly a decade at IT security vendor Utimaco Safeware (now Sophos), where he finally served as Managing Director, Asia Pacific, after building up the company’s global channel business and partner ecosystem from scratch.

He studied business administration in Germany, the UK, and the US. Following his graduation (Dipl.-Kfm.) in Frankfurt am Main, he pursued a master’s program at London Business School, where he was an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow. He also attended Columbia University on academic exchange. Furthermore, he has served on the Board of Directors of organizations based in Germany, Malaysia, Turkey, Saudi-Arabia, South Africa and China. Having spent time in Hong Kong, London, and New York City, he currently resides in the Frankfurt metropolitan area.