Joachim Gross


Joachim looks back on over 20 years of dynamic and successful leadership experience in development planning, implementation and modernization of extensive landline and mobile networks. The proven network strategist and expert has been involved in the engineering, planning, development and rollout of network structures of Vodafone Germany and its predecessor Mannesmann since 1997. With his teams, he has successfully managed the network quality and network expansion offensive at Vodafone in various functions – most recently as head of network deployment and head of network planning.

Joachim Groß joined 1&1 Versatel GmbH as Vice President Planning & Engineering on June 1st in 2018. On top, he is mainly acting as the overall technical Program Director for the introduction of 5G in 1&1. This includes the strategy, the Network Architecture, the business models and the implementation of the Greenfield 5G network.