Chief Technology Officer Fujitsu EMEIA Joseph has been Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with various Fujitsu entities since 2002. As of August 1st, 2014 he was appointed as CTO for Fujitsu’s Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) region. In August 2015 he was awarded the title of Fujitsu Fellow. As CTO, he advises both the company and its customers in the implementation of new technologies. In this role he is the driving force for Fujitsu’s portfolio and technology strategy. Currently he is focusing on the topics of Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Industry 4.0. A renowned industry expert and visionary, Joseph is recognized for his ability to understand and predict the IT trends that will most impact the future of business. Working with Fujitsu’s customers, he helps to determine and implement the innovations most appropriate to their strategy. His role is paramount in helping Fujitsu choose wisely when deciding on technology directions. He obtained his PhD at the University of Cologne, and received the highest German academic degree (habilitation) at the University of Mainz. Joseph is a Fujitsu Fellow and a Fellow of Engineers Ireland.