Swisscom AG CEO Carsten Schloter has been found dead at his home in what police are describing as a suspected case of suicide, reports Reuters.
Schloter, who joined Swisscom in 2000, had been under increasing pressure in recent times, and not just because of fierce competition in the domestic market. Last Friday the Swiss competition authority announced that it was to conduct an investigation into allegations that the incumbent had abused its dominant market position in broadband delivery, allegations that the operator strenuously denies.
The head of Swisscom's domestic unit, Urs Schaeppi, will take overall control of management on a temporary basis.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders talks with VMware's Shekar Ayyar, who explains why cloud architectures are becoming more distributed, what that means for workloads, and why telcos can still be significant cloud services players.
A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.