IOTA Foundation on their Medium account has welcomed Dr. Rolf Werner to their team. Dr. Werner was the Head of Central Europe at Fujitsu, which includes managing Fujitsu’s interests in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. He has held various management positions in his wide career. He was recently a member of Board at T-systems Multimedia Solution and he has managed the company at a Global level while additionally handling national level.
He was the Chairman of the Management Board of the French company, France SAS and was responsible for operations in America, Europe, The Middle East and Africa. He is a veteran of various portfolios ranging from international outsourcing to new digital solutions.
Redditors have hailed this move by writing that Bosch ad Fujitsu are perfect examples of companies that are expected to drive the adoption for IOT and IOTA and added that IOTA Foundation is driving innovation and trusted for all distributed ledgers in this space.
A Redditor, Sounko commented:
“Very exciting times when community driven projects and big corporations are working alongside each other for the next industrial revolution. IoT and DLT are coming. This announcement should help to silence the critics.”
He added by saying:
“Really, really good news! We’ve already known for a few months that he and Fujitsu have been big fans of IOTA (just check his tweets) – but this of course is amazing news and a whole new level!”
Dr. Werner holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration from the University of East London and a Diploma in Business Studies from the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany. Werner said that the likelihood of decentralized and secured applications which are based on IOTA tangle as a Distributed Ledger Technology are massive. It overtakes machine to machine payment and includes an anti-tampering system for monitoring of supply chain and secure identity management.
“Im delighted to join the IOTA Foundation Supervisory Council (Stiftungsrat) to accompany a journey which will be meaningful for lots of industry sectors worldwide.”
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