Strategy, Leadership and People

Matthias Halfmann

Matthias Halfmann

Matthias Halfmann holds a PhD in Telecommunications Sciences from the University of Kaiserslautern (Germany) and an MBA from the Euro MBA Consortium. He specialized in consulting operators in the area of strategic business planning, portfolio management, mobile service pricing and packaging, and marketing communications programs. He has worked in Europe, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. Matthias is currently a partner at Coleago Consulting, a management consultancy specializing in the telecommunications industry. He combines his work with teaching at EADA.<br><br><br><br><br>

MBA - Master of Business Administration | , Euro*MBA

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Doctor of Engineering (comparable to PhD), Telecommunications Science, University of Kaiserslautern

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Master of Engineering. Electrical Engineering / Telecommunications Science, University of Kaiserslautern


Partner, Coleago Consulting Ltd. (2010-)

Independent Consultant (Barcelona, Spain), (2004-2010)

Managing Consultant, Logica Consulting (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) (1997-2003)

Systems Expert, Nokia Telecommunications (Düsseldorf, Germany) (1994-1997)

Research Assistant, Deutsche Telekom / University of Kaiserslautern (Kaiserslautern, Germany) (1991-1994)

4G Broadband Product and Pricing Strategy for mobile operator (2012 - 2013)

RURA (Regulatory Agency of Rwanda) - Infrastructure Sharing Regulation (2012 - 2012)

RDB, Rwanda - Technical and Financial Advice on National Backbone Network (2011 - 2012)

Product and Pricing strategy for 3.5G services (2011 - 2011)

URCA - accounting separation framework development (2010 - 2010)

ANRCETI - regulatory capacity building program (2009 - 2009)

Telecoms Operator - Business Valuation (2008 - 2008)

Cost modelling for fixed and mobile interconnection based on LRIC (2007 - 2007)

Universal Service Fund and Broadband Program Options (2007 - 2007)

Global outsourcing market study (2006 - 2006)

Competitive mobile strategy (2005 - 2005)

3G business plan (2002 - 2002)

Studies and Reports

HALFMANN, M. , Lehr, W. Socio-Economic Assessment of Broadband Development in Egypt. : .

Case Study with Teaching Note

HALFMANN, M. (2009). Consulting at Island Inc.. : EADA.

Technical Report

HALFMANN, M. (2009). Using the Pyramid Principle in Consulting Assignments. : EADA.

HALFMANN, M. (2009). What is Management Consulting?. : EADA.

Conference Proceeding

HALFMANN, M. (2007). Exploiting Fixed & Mobile Wholesale Solutions to Create FMC Services. Berlin, Germany: Post-Conference Workshop, IIR-Wholesale Conference.

HALFMANN, M. (2006). International consulting: Lessons and implications for co-operation between India and Europe. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: EurAsian Conference.

HALFMANN, M. (2005). MVNO partnering strategies: Optimising the success of the partnerships between network operators and MVNOs. Cannes, France: Post-conference workshop of IIR-Telecoms MVNO conference.

Kunz, . , HALFMANN, M. , Heinlein, . (1994). Comparison Between Simulated and Experimental Results on Coupling in InP- and Glas-Waveguides. Nizza: COST Optical Telecom.: Fibres and Components for System applications.

HALFMANN, M. , Kunz, . , Heinlein, . (1994). Comparison of Measured and Simulated Mode Fields in InP Waveguides. San Francisco: Integrated Photonics Research, Tech. Dig..

HALFMANN, M. , Keßler, G. , Heinlein, W. (1994). Experimental determination of mode fields in InP-waveguides from measured intensity profiles using optimized deconvolution algorithms. Lindau: SPIE Proc. Linear and Nonlinear Integrated Optics.

HALFMANN, M. , Sumichrast, . , Heinlein, . (1991). Determination of the Refractive-Index Profile of Integrated Optical Waveguides from Near-Field Measurements. Neu Delhi: Proc. Conf. Emerging Optoelectronic Technologies, Bangalore, Indien.

Doctoral Theses

HALFMANN, M. (1994). Measurement of the Field Distribution and the Refractive-Index Profile of Integrated Optical Wave-guides. : University of Kaiserslautern.

Book, Scholarly

HALFMANN, M. (1994). Messung der Feldverteilung und des Brechzahlprofils von integriert-optischen Wellenleitern. Düsseldorf: VDI Verlag.