R&S Podcast

The Rohde & Schwarz Podcast

Welcome to People behind technology, the interview podcast for all technology enthusiasts out there!

What do cloud technologies and mailboxes have in common? Will my customer advisor at the bank be a computer in the future? And when does the job feel like science fiction?

Join us as our experts provide exciting insights. Whether it's our COO or a development engineer, in our podcast you'll encounter a wide variety of life stories and mindsets. Be inspired by our passion for technology and learn more about future technologies such as quantum computing, AI or 6G, which Rohde & Schwarz is already working on today.

Listen in and let us inspire you!

Our latest season: Be entrepreneurial – Insights from the R&S management

4 Episodes

  • Jan 23, 2023 | People behind technology

    Leaving the comfort zone with Florian Bielmeier

    [Info: This episode is only available in German.] Motivating each other, seeking feedback, addressing one's own insecurities - for Florian Bielmeier, plant manager at the R&S site in Teisnach, all of this is entrepreneurial action. In this episode, he tells how he made it from apprentice to plant manager and how the site and its culture have evolved since then.

  • Jan 23, 2023 | People behind technology

    Facing challenges with Peter Riedel

    Making decisions that are not only the best for yourself, but for the entire company - that is entrepreneurial action for Peter Riedel, COO of Rohde & Schwarz. To be up to that, you need experience, a team with a wide range of skills, and above all, trust. How did he learn all this on his career path and where he still gets nervous today, he tells it all in this episode.

  • Jan 23, 2023 | People behind technology

    Going all in with Dirk Czepluch

    To grow a software company that has now more than 300 employees you need to “get stuff done”. In this episode tells Dirk Czepluch tells us how he made it from intern to CEO in only 10 years and what “going all in” means for a company that is a global leader in the world of deep packet inspection and network analytics software.

  • Jan 23, 2023 | People behind technology

    Founding companies with Sadik Hafizovic

    Especially now as the start-up culture is growing, established tech companies like R&S need new ideas and outside-the-box thinkers to make future technologies possible. One of them is Sadik Hafizovic, Co-founder and CEO of Zurich Instruments. In this episode, he tells us about his view on entrepreneurship and how this helped to build Zurich Instruments.

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R&S Podcast Hosts

About our hosts

People behind technology is hosted by Lorena Messmann-Vera and Max Henninger.

Lorena is an engineer and project manager at Rohde & Schwarz and values agile methods as a tool for tomorrow's working world. With her Ecuadorian roots, she brings a broad view of intercultural aspects in addition to her technology know-how.

Max is an electrical engineer and marketing professional in one. He works in our Rohde & Schwarz University Recruiting Team, where he comes up with exciting event formats for students, among other things. When he's not hosting our podcast, he lives out his passion for theater and inspires people of his hometown of Munich as a city tour guide.