Hartmut oversees OTR Global's network communications industry coverage and focuses on global market trends for connected devices, wireless infrastructure, mobile platforms, ecosystems in telecom and cloud services. He also oversees OTR Global’s European reporter team. Prior to joining the company in 1996, Hartmut spent more than a decade as an award-winning journalist and columnist for one of Germany's largest daily newspapers and wrote for leading industry magazines. Hartmut’s company, OTR Global, has become one of the industry’s most respected providers of marketplace and channel intelligence to institutional investors. The firm uses its global platform, channel research and client events to find intelligent, investable insights from around the world. Today, OTR Global prides itself on its extensive international reach, with offices in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as more than 130 research personnel in 18 countries with industry sources in over 50 countries.