Philipp Schindera studied political science, economic policy and modern history at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster. The trained radio journalist has worked for Saarländischer Rundfunk, Radio Brocken in Halle/ Saale and Antenne Münster, among others.
He started his professional career at Deutsche Telekom in 1996 as press spokesman for radio paging services at T-Mobile Deutschland. In October 1999 he took over as Head of External Communications at T-Mobile Deutschland and in January 2001 as Head of Corporate Communications at T-Mobile Deutschland.
From June 2003 to November 2006, Philipp Schindera was Head of Corporate Communications at T-Mobile International. Philipp Schindera has been Head of Corporate Communications at Deutsche Telekom since November 2006.