Helmut Schink

From ICANNWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
LinkedIn: LinkedInIcon.png   Helmut Schink
ICANNLogo.png Formerly a member
of the ICANN Board

Helmut Schick is a former ICANN Board member, serving from 2002-2003.


Helmut retired from Nokia at the end of 2015. He was previously Head of Industry Environment Telco Standards (Nokia) and served as Vice Chair of ITU-T SG 15 (Transport Networks), where he was responsible for innovation and marketing. He served as Vice Chair of the open IPTV Forum and as a member of the boards of the IPSphere Forum, Telemanagement Forum, and ICANN, and as chair of ETSI project TIPHON on IP Telephony.[1] Helmut is a founder of The Standards Consultants, a company "specializing in consultancy around standards for Information and communication technology. This encompasses coaching of experts, strategy advice, and outsourcing. The company operates a network of experts and is able to resource flexibly and competent."[2][3]


Helmut studied physics at the Technical University of München and holds a Ph.D. in the area of micro-analytics and semiconductor physics.[2]



  1. Dr. Helmut Schink | Head of Industry Environment Telco Standards Nokia (PDF). IRT GmbH. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Dr Helmut Schink, ‌‌The University of Huddersfield. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  3. Elite Members on Board, SABS. Retrieved November 12, 2015.