Effective November 9, 2020, the Technical University of Munich has appointed Dr. Walter Weigel as Honorary Professor in the field of methods for business administration in the information and communication industry at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Dr. Walter Weigel graduated from the Technical University in Munich, Germany, with the Master Degree in electrical engineering in 1984 and with the Ph. D. degree in 1990. Dr. Weigel held several positions within Siemens AG, including VP of External Cooperations and Head of Standardization in Corporate Technology, VP of the Research & Concepts-department of the Mobile Networks business unit as well as Head of the business segment Video Processing for the semiconductor business unit (today Infineon) between 1991 and 2015. He was the Director General of the European Telecommunication Standards Institute ETSI from September 2006 to July 2011. Since 2015 he is Vice President of the European Research Institute of Huawei, based in Munich Germany.