Mallik Rao

Portrait of Mallik Rao, Chief Chief Technology & Information Officer of Telefónica Germany, standing in front of a white wall, wearing a shirt and brown vest.

o2 Telefónica Germany

As Chief Technology & Information Officer of o2 Telefónica Germany, Mallik Rao is responsible for the mobile and fixed networks as well as the company’s IT division. He began his career in 1993 at TATA Telecom and previously held management positions at Ericsson, Notel Networks, among others.


o2 Telefonica manager Mallik Rao and journalist Franziska Reich on stage at the DLD Munich 2024 technology and innovation conference.

Leveraging the Opportunities of Technology

In his lively DLD24 conversation with journalist Franziska Reich, Indian-born telecoms manager Mallik Rao (o2 Telefónica) shares insights from his journey through the world of technology and different cultures. Before moving to Germany to become the CTIO of telecoms giant o2 Telefónica Germany, Rao had lived in six other countries, including Singapore, Sweden and the…
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Cover image collage of the DLD magazine The Promptah, second issue, showing a colorful drawing of Immanuel Kant and photos of Sarah Spiekermann, Tunde Onakoya, Gary Marcus and Holly Herndon.

The Promptah No. 2: “Dare to Know!”

The second issue of DLD’s people magazine for curious minds celebrates Immanuel Kant’s 300th birthday and explores the dawn of a new age of enlightenment.
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Amazon CTO Werner Vogels speaks to a packed audience at the DLD Munich conference 2024

DLD Munich 2024

DLD Munich is Europe’s leading innovation conference. DLD24 brought together experts from business, science and culture. Revisit this exciting event here with talks, videos, images…
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