34 Vol. 40 No. 3 - August 2018 Issue Ulrich Kiebler, CEO of SCTE corporate member DCT DELTA GmbH, unveils his formula for success in a networked world to Broadband Journal. The Network By Sara Waddington, Managing Editor, SCTE Challenge Based in Bodman (Germany), Ulrich Kiebler has headed DCT DELTA GmbH since 2013. During this time, the company has significantly extended its product portfolio as well as expanding its international customer base. Before that, he worked and lived in Abu Dhabi (2010-2013) heading SES´s Government & Institutions business for Satellite Projects in the Middle East and Central Europe region. From 1996 to 2010, he worked at NDSatCom in different positions and locations (Abu Dhabi and Friedrichshafen) and was responsible for worldwide business at the Corporate Networks Business Unit since 1998. Ulrich Kiebler has more than 20 years’ experience in high-tech marketing and sales for the telecommunications industry, working for companies such as Siemens, Infineon and Nortel Dasa. He holds a Master’s degree in Communications Engineering from the University of Ulm and an international marketing and export business degree (MBA) from the Export Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg in Reutlingen. Ulrich Kiebler Chief Executive Officer, DCT DELTA GmbH from the industry BBJ: Please give a brief background to DCT DELTA GmbH and its activities. Please explain your mission and objectives. UK: With over 100 employees, our company’s main location for production, R&D and sales is in Bodman, Germany. DELTA Electronics is a manufacturer and solutions provider in broadband connectivity via cable, satellite and fibre infrastructures. We supply a range of customers worldwide. Many of them are major cable operators, such as the Liberty Global Group together with its international subsidiaries. We ship to network operators and customers in Europe, Asia and overseas and provide network solutions in HFC as well as FTTx technology. DELTA’s mission is to be the innovative technology partner for leading cable operators and to develop, with them, the best possible network performance. The objective is always to combine