Expert Growth, Digital and Teleco Strategic Advice


Detecon USA

Build Business and Deliver Results with Innovation


At Detecon USA, we unite strategic growth advice with deep digital and telecommunication expertise, to enable our clients to harness the full power of innovation to grow their business and deliver results. Our teamconsists of experiencedgrowth advisors, innovation expertsand telecommunication pioneers. We focus on helping our clients and partners define and execute their innovation imperativesthrough providing them with traditional strategic management consulting, growth and digital advice,as well as connectivity expertise. Detecon USA is part of Detecon International, the 1,200 person stronginnovation-consulting powerhouseof Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobileand pioneer in digital strategy advisory.


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Our Service Portfolio

Detecon Innovation Institute

OKR Strategy Accelerator
We are the undisputed global leader in OKR advisory services. OKRs are a mindset, a framework and a set of best practices, which drive results across all teams and people in the business. From strategic planning, to OKR definition and agile CFR execution at all levels of organization we are experts in defining and setting OKRs for executive, product, operations and support teams, which link in with complement KPIs and balanced scorecard systems. We also exclusive partnership with Workboard, the leading OKR software platform, to enable you to align, execute and track your results with ease.

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Strategic Innovation Management

We offer our knowledge in people empowerment, strategy alignment, and agile innovation management to turn your organizational ideas into scalable business solutions. Together with our partners, we support you in discovering your ideas, creating an innovation management process and executing it towards success.

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Airport Innovation

Not only with running the Airport Innovation Lab at San Diego Airport, but we also gained a broad experience in consulting services in the airport environment. We support Airports to attract, leverage and execute ideas and innovation, as well as to connect with start-ups, which will create benefits for passengers, employees, and airlines

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Detecon Connected Services

IoT - Internet of Things

We leverage our deep understanding of connected services for our clients to grow their business as well as to enter new markets. Our clients benefit from our wide service portfolio, encompassing IoT readiness checks, strategy building and execution. 


Our clients leverage our Cloud Service expertise to leanify their digital infrastructure and grow their operational efficiency, as the majority of processes is dependent digital components. Our service portfolio encompasses Cloud Readiness check, Cloud Strategies and full service Cloud Transformation. 


We understand the market-specific barriers that currently prevent billions of people from having affordable broadband Internet access and discover together with our clients’ innovative connectivity solutions & business models that enable you to connect and shape billions of new Internet users. We support you in tackling local challenges with a set of tested strategic approaches, including partnerships with relevant local and global players.   

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Strong partners for Corporate Innovation

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We help our clients master digital transformation

Stefan Wilhelm

Detecon USA

Stefan is the CEO of Detecon USA and a member of the Management Board of Detecon Consulting. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate strategy and consulting with experience in innovation, digitization, and partnering. Stefan’s specialties include digital change, corporate strategy, leadership, and organizational renewal.

Joseph Noronha

Detecon USA

Joseph is the COO of Detecon USA with over 10 years of international consulting experience. He brings sales, business development, and hands-on expertise in leading multidisciplinary project teams. Joseph’s specialties include edge computing, IoT across home, manufacturing, automotive, telecom and logistics verticals, and in other emerging connectivity technologies.

Philipp Schett

Detecon Innovation Institute, Detecon USA

Philipp Schett, the Managing Director of the Detecon Innovation Institute, is an expert in people empowerment, ecosystem building and strategic alignment. He brings over 10 years of extensive experience in empowering organizations to accelerate growth from inside, applying the methodologies of open innovation.

Thomas Switala

Detecon Connected Services, Detecon USA

Thomas is a Senior Executive with more than 15 years of experience in the Telecommunications market. Passionate about finding innovated solutions in connectivity and connecting the unconnected. Specializing in telecommunication infrastructures and leading specialized projects in technical strategies, transformation and operations.

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Detecon USA is the growth and digital innovation consultancy, focused on helping clients harness the full power of innovation to grow their business and deliver results. Leveraging our deep expertise in strategy, technology and telecommunications, we help clients with their digitization and innovation strategies around the globe. Our core expertise includes growth advisory, innovation empowerment and connectivity services.

As part of the Detecon Group (owned by Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile), Detecon USA has a dual mission – leading Detecon’s global strategic and innovation advisory while also assisting its US clients with strategy, innovation and telecommunication projects. Detecon’s presence in the heart of Silicon Valley and New York allows us to tap into the world’s largest start-up and enterprise ecosystems. We assist our clients harness the latest technologies, agile frameworks, and business models to drive step change performance improvements.

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