Jan Schindler is Global Market Intelligence Manager at Prysmian Group –the world’s leading cable manufacturing company in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. With over 20 years of professional experience in telecommunications, market research, and business consulting, Mr Schindler has a proven track record of developing successful strategic and competitive positioning campaigns for leading technology companies. These include Draka Communications, SSA Global Technologies, and the Baan Company. Mr. Schindler contributed to FTTH Council Europe activity as Chairman of its Market Intelligence Committee from 2008-April 2018 and was elected Board Member of the FTTH Council Europe in May 2020. Mr. Schindler was also Board Member of FTTH Council MENA from 2015–2020 and contributes as Chairman of its Market Intelligence/Development Committee. Jan holds a MS degree in Business Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences Zittau, Germany, and a Bachelor degree in International Business from Oslo University College, Norway.