Kai Uebach is Managing Director & Founder of Smart Contact. He is Board Member of ACL ASEAN Tower Holdco Limited and is Board member of various Startup Companies.
Beginning his career at Siemens AG in 1987, Kai started in Defense Electronics. Since then he held numerous positions in Siemens Mobile being responsible for Regions in Asia Pacific, MEA and North America. In 2003, Kai advanced to become President of Siemens Mobile Networks EMEA, a highly visible position managing sales and operations of region representing more than billion in revenues. While he was at Siemens AG, Kai was Chairman of the Board of ZETA GmbH Germany, and a Board Member of of Siemens Egypt, Siemens IC Tunisia, CTI Pakistan, and ZIR Russia.
In 2007, Kai was named Executive Chairman of the Board at MDC Velcom, the largest mobile phone operator in Belarus.
In 2008 he became the Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Telecel Globe Ltd., a 1000-employee sub-holding of Orascom Telecom that acquires and manages mobile networks in emerging markets. Telecel Globe managed 4 assets with combined turnover of 180 million USD, had more than 3 million subscribers, and was the fastest growing operator in 3 out of 4 countries. Under his leadership the company grew faster than any other Multinational in Africa.
In parallel, he served as Chairman of the Board from 2007-2010 at Bakcell Azerbaijan, the 2nd largest country-wide mobile operator in Azerbaijan and Telecel Zimbabwe (till 10/2011).