We work hard to change the IoT Industry,

so our customers can change the world!

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1NCE in a Nutshell

1NCE is the only provider of connectivity and software for IoT at a global Lifetime Flat – offering fast, secure, and reliable cellular connectivity and software services in 150+ countries worldwide.

Our Team

Our global team brings IoT expertise and experience. We know networks, hardware and software and we understand the challenges of building connected products - we support the complete IoT supply chain and lifecycle. Our technology team and industry partnerships make 1NCE a key enabler in solving the most important IoT challenges customers face globally.


The founders and management team of 1NCE combine decades of expertise and experience in M2M and IoT.

Alexander P. Sator

Alexander P. Sator is founder and Chief Executive Officer at 1NCE, the first multi-national Tier 1 IoT carrier – a joint venture with Deutsche Telekom AG

  • Serial Investor & Entrepreneur

  • Holds 30 international Patents

  • Board Member in multinational Companies

Ivo Rook

Ivo Rook is Chief Operations Officer at 1NCE and a recognized IoT pioneer with a long experience in the cellular telecommunications market

  • Previously Vodafone, T-Mobile US/Sprint

  • Independent advisor to private equities

  • M.Sc. in Information Technology

Younes Allaki

Younes Allaki is Chief Technology Officer at 1NCE. Before his position as VP M2M/IoT Service Development at Deutsche Telekom he led the development of MVNOs such as blau, Simyo or BILDmobile. 

  • Previously Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, Vodafone

  • Proven MVNO expertise

  • Diploma eng. Telecommunications

Ingo Lindner

Ingo Lindner is Chief Financial Officer at 1NCE and has many years of international experience in business management


  • Entrepreneur as Co-Founder and CFO in the Cleantech sector

  • Independent advisor to private equities

  • Founder Champions of the KFW Award

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of 1NCE comprises of a highly experienced circle of Tier-1 managers

with an enterprise class skillset and a remarkable business network

Matthias Budde

Matthias Budde has been Senior Vice President (SVP) at Deutsche Telekom AG, responsible for Group Strategy and Transformation since November 2013. Prior to this, he spent 14 years at Bain & Company as Vice President and Partner, in charge of "Technology, Telecommunications & Media" in Germany and Switzerland.

Kevin Crull

Kevin Crull is a Global InfraTech Fund Partner investing in  infrastructure technology at I Squared Capital. Kevin has delivered growth and transformation across several multi-billion-dollar businesses in a variety of industries. Before joining I Squared Capital, Kevin served as Sprint’s chief strategy officer, overseeing corporate strategy and mergers & acquisitions.

Dr. Alfred Gusenbauer

Dr. Gusenbauer currently serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Strabag AG, a European-based technology group for construction services. Alfred Gusenbauer studied law, philosophy, political science and economics at the University of Vienna, completing his doctorate in 1987.

Bruno Jacobfeuerborn

Bruno Jacobfeuerborn has been Managing Director of DFMG Deutsche Funkturm GmbH since January 2017. He has also been CEO of Comfortcharge GmbH and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of 1NCE GmbH since January 2018. Previously, he was CTO of Deutsche Telekom AG and Managing Director of Technology Telekom Deutschland GmbH.

Dennis Nikles

Dennis Nikles is the Managing Director of Deutsche Telekom IoT GmbH (DT IoT). Since April 2021 he has been responsible for Deutsche Telekom's entire IoT business - from the product and technology to sales and operations. Dennis Nikles brings two decades of experience in the ICT industry and the IoT business.

Daichi Nozaki

Daichi Nozaki is a Vice President, Head of Global Business Division at SoftBank Corp. and has extensive experience in developing new business in foreign markets. He has also been President and CEO of SB Telecom America Corp. Previously, he was President and COO of KDDI Global, LLC.

Hagen Rickmann

Hagen Rickmann heads the business customer division of Telekom Deutschland GmbH and is committed to the digitization of business customers in Germany. He has been with Deutsche Telekom since 2009 and subsequently held various management positions within the group.

Zachary Smith

Zachary Smith is an Internet Infrastructure executive with over 20 years of experience in cloud, IaaS and datacenter infrastructure verticals.  Mr. Smith has served as C-level executive at multiple venture capital and private-equity backed businesses resulting in public sales to Internap (INAP) and Equinix (EQIX).  Mr Smith currently serves as the Global Head of Edge Infrastructure at Equinix.

Alf Henryk Wulf

Alf Henryk Wulf is a graduate of the Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München) and holds an MBA from EM Lyon Business School. Today he is focusing on his multiple supervisory board mandates and his activities as investor and business angel.


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