The innovative power of German companies is unbroken. In addition, German industry is currently converting “at the speed of light” to the faster WiFi standard WiFi 6. “As Cisco, we don’t see that anywhere else in the world,” said Peter.
The manager admitted, however, that many in Germany find it difficult to set up digital business models and services. “In Germany there is a lack of basic digital education. I would like IT to be taught at school in addition to physics and biology,” said Peter. When he flies to the USA, he is always surprised: “When I get in, everyone has a car newspaper in their hands. When I fly back, everyone has a computer newspaper in their hand. The Americans think differently – and that enables other innovations.”