Contributor Profile

Bernd Knobe

Job TitleManaging Partner

Company NameUmlaut


Having worked in the aviation business for many years, Bernd Knobe has increasingly focused on both passenger connectivity and future digital services. 

Getting the quality of connectivity services constantly improved has been one of the major objectives. umlaut customers also like to choose the right digital concepts and technologies to offer a seamless journey and the best experience to their passengers. Viable solutions, efficient network architectures as well as a decent connectivity performance and data management are key enablers for more economic flight operations in the future.

As a versatile senior manager and graduated engineer with an extensive experience, Bernd has been engaged with umlaut for almost five years. Bernd spent more than a decade on Airbus long haul development programmes, primarily focusing on A350 cabin and systems. His engagement with in-flight connectivity already started in the early days of commercial broadband services, having been introduced by “Connexion by Boeing” Ku-band.


Conference Sessions

  • Keynote: The Economy of the Next Fifty Years will be run by the Customer Experience

    Monday14:15 - 14:4530 Mar 2020
    Hamburg Messe - Hall A4 Upper

    The days of begging for likes are over. The customer economy is all about doing likeable things. As the network gets smarter and smarter, it'll know your favour...

    • Language: English
  • Joining up the dots – integrating data and tech for the best passenger experiences

    Monday14:45 - 15:2530 Mar 2020
    Hamburg Messe - Hall A4 Upper

    The travel experience is set to be transformed over the next five years as adoption of artificial intelligence, machine learning, biometrics, plus industry stan...

    • Language: English
  • Driving new revenue streams from a customer-centric journey

    Monday15:25 - 16:0030 Mar 2020
    Hamburg Messe - Hall A4 Upper

    Once passengers have more control over their travel and flight experiences, how will meeting their specific needs actually revolutionise the retail opportunitie...

    • Language: English