Board of Directors
President of the Board
Philippe is Vice President of Ecosystem Business Development at Rambus, where he is responsible for bridging Rambus’ core technology with the mobile world. His career started with the emergence of mobile technology in the early 90s, where he contributed to the GSM standardisation bringing SIM technology to the market. Philippe was elected as President of the OSPT Alliance board in 2018.
Katja currently serves as Head of Marketing of Infineon’s Transport Ticketing Product Line. Within this role she is responsible for driving the international product strategy. Prior to joining Infineon, Katja held various management positions at NXP Semiconductors (formerly Philips Semiconductors) and Mikron GmbH. Katja joined the OSPT Alliance Board in 2016.
Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH
Steffen is Director and Head of Product Management Mobile Connectivity at Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH. The Mobile Connectivity portfolio includes the traditional SIM business as well as the areas of SW/server solutions and transit/mobile ticketing. Steffen has 20 years’ experience in the telecoms industry, having previously worked for Siemens Mobile Phones and BenQ Mobile in various Global Product Management positions, as well as technical sales account for MNOs DTAG and Vodafone. Before moving into his current role, Steffen was a sales strategist at Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH and previously a product manager responsible for the SIM portfolio. Steffen joined the OSPT Alliance Board in 2018.
Michael is currently President and General Counsel of Americaneagle.com, a role which he has had since the company began. Michael has helped to grow Americaneagle.com from humble beginnings to one of the United States’ top digital agencies and web hosting organizations, employing over 400 people. Michael and his family uphold Americaneagle.com as a family-run business, and his two grown sons have recently joined the company. Michael joined the OSPT Alliance Board in 2018.
Aude de Vassart
Aude is director of the Transport Business Line at IDEMIA, where she is responsible for driving the business strategy worldwide. Prior to this position, Aude held various roles in marketing and management at Oberthur Technologies and Texas Instruments. Aude has 17 years’ experience in the telecoms and payment cards industry and has supervised numerous multinational teams and delivered complex leading-edge projects. Aude joined the OSPT Alliance Board in 2018.