Matthias Hesse was born in Zschopau, Germany, in 1981.
He received the Diplom Ingenieur degree (M.Sc. equivalent) in electrical engineering from the Dresden University of Technology in 2006, and his Ph.D. degree in information technology and communications from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France, in 2010.
Since 2010, he is a senior radio research engineer at Nokia Networks in Wroclaw, Poland. In 2013, Matthias setup the Innovation Board in the technology center Wroclaw, and moved this within short time to a number two position among all Innovation Boards within Nokia worldwide.
Matthias is currently leading one of the largest Nokia research projects on 5G, with project members in 7 countries, centering on the design of new MAC, RLC, PDCP and RRC functionality in 5G communication systems.
5G For People And Things – The Key To The Programmable World (2015)