Dr. Thomas Wellinger is the Market Manager Data Center of R&M. His professional career began at R&M in 2010, where he worked as an engineer in the fiber optical R&D department. Thomas has progressed through a series of technical and leadership roles, before taking up his current position in 2012. As Market Manager, he oversees the company's data center product portfolio and marketing. His responsibilities include driving strategy, portfolio development and business growth for fiber optics, IoT and DCIM. Thomas earned a Dipl. Ing. degree in electrical engineering and information technology from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, a PhD in molecular semiconductor laser physics from Imperial College London, and a postgraduate degree in Corporate Strategy from the Darden School of Business.