Dirk Weiler
Chairman of the Board / Head of Standards Management & Horizontal
ETSI / Nokia


Dirk Weiler is Chairman of the ETSI Board and the ETSI IPR Special Committee, the ETSI representative to the European Commission’s ICT Multi-Stakeholder Platform, Vice Chairman of the German BITKOM Working Group Standardization, member of the CEN-CENELEC-ETSI Joint Presidents’ Group and a member of the DIN Presidential Committee FOKUS.ICT.

He is Head of Standards Management & Horizontal in the Networks Business of Nokia, responsible for standardization policy, membership portfolio, type approval and environmental standardization.

He regularly appears as speaker or moderator in conferences and events about technology, standardization and IPR topics.

From 2010-2014 he was Chairman of the ETSI General Assembly. Until 2006 he held various management positions in development, research, intellectual property, standardization and marketing in Siemens. Since 1988 he has been working actively in standardization on technical as well as board level in ETSI, ITU, OMA and various other bodies.

He joined Siemens in 1985, starting in the development of the Mobile Communication System C450, after his graduation in Physics from the University of Cologne and the Institute of Nuclear research in Jülich, Germany.