Robert Blum

Robert Blum
Robert Blum
Chief Executive Officer, telent GmbH

Since 2012 Robert Blum is the spokeman of the telent GmbH board and is responsible for Sales & Marketing and the Technology & Operations division. Between 2004 and 2008 Robert Blum was Director of Business Support, responsible for the business development and strategic planning of telent GmbH, originating from the area of “Integrated Systems” at Marconi Gmbh . Prior to that he was Vice President of the business area "Value Added Services Central Europe". During that time he was responsible for the complete deployment of the Marconi Wireless offerings to customers in Central and Eastern Europe including all German mobile radio operators . This accounted for more than 50% of the turnover of Marconi Communications GmbH. Robert Blum studied Electrical Engineering, focusing on Telecommunications Engineering at the Ruhr University in Bochum as well as at the Fachhochschule in D?sseldorf. After his diploma examination in April 1986 he started his business career with ANT Nachrichtentechnik GmbH which later became Bosch Telecom GmbH, where he held a variety of positions. Between 1995 and 1998 Robert Blum set up and organised the business area of Mobile Radio at GA-com as Head of Engineering and then returned to Bosch Telecom GmbH. Following the merger of Bosch Telecom and Marconi’s Public Networks businesses in January 2000, Robert became Director of Network Implementation, successfully establishing the combined field services organisation.There he made a considerable contribution towards the establishment of this business area. During his first year a record number of commissioning and installation hours was achieved (over 1 million hours) resulting in a 35% turnover increase.