Hermann Brand

Hermann Brand EAG Member

Full name:Hermann Brand

Job title:
European Standards Affairs Director, Mobility Practice Lead

Organisation name:IEEE


Short bio

Hermann Brand joined IEEE as European Standards Affairs Director in June 2017. His responsibilities include European standardisation policy, technology policy, co-operations and standards related activities with industry, research organisations, and academia. He also leads the Mobility Practice of the IEEE Standards Association.


Hermann Brand worked for ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) as Director Innovation and Vice President ‘New Initiatives and Market Development’. He was responsible for various institutional services of ETSI, including new initiatives, partnership management, membership care, and meeting support. He worked closely with members and other stakeholders not only to set up new standardisation committees/groups covering e.g. quantum key distribution, machine communication, network function virtualisation and edge computing, but also to bridge the gap between research and standardisation and education about standardisation.  


Hermann Brand has held many different positions in the industry, as SW developer and system designer in telecommunication, as researcher in the semiconductor business. He managed several international R&D teams in mobile communications including researchers, system engineers and a group of delegates to different standards developing organisations. Moreover, Dr Brand worked as technology manager, innovation manager and business developer.