Elmar Grasser

Title and function    
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
     
Year of birth    
1965
     
Nationality    
Italian      
Education    
1992: Graduate degree (Dipl. Ing.) in Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Austria      
Professional Background
   
Since 2013: Sunrise Communications AG, Zurich, Switzerland, Chief Operating Officer      
2008 – 2013: Orange Austria Telecommunication GmbH, Chief Technical Officer      
2006 – 2007: E-Plus Mobilfunk GmbH & Co. KG, Düsseldorf, Germany, KPN Mobile International, Brussels, Belgium, Chief Technical Officer
     
2004 – 2006: tele.ring Telekom Service GmbH, Vienna, Austria, Chief Technical Officer      
2000 – 2004: O2 Limited London/O2 Germany, Munich, Germany, Vice President, Product Development
     
1996 – 2000: Iridium Communications Germany, GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany; Iridium Services Europe GmbH & Co. KG, Executive Director, Engineering
     
1995: European Tele­communication Standardization Institute, Sophia Antipolis, France, Technical Expert, ETSI GSM Standardization, Project Team 12
     
1993 – 1994: Siemens Stromberg Carlsson, Boca Raton, FL, USA, Siemens representative in the TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
     
1992 – 1993: Siemens AG, Vienna, Austria, Program and Systems Engineering, GSM Mobile Division