Dr. Thomas King is in the Internet Exchange Point (IXP) industry for more than ten years. As Chief Technology Officer at DE-CIX, he and his team are responsible for building and operating the Interconnection Platform worldwide, designing and introducing new Interconnection products, and keeping customers happy with swift service provisioning executed by a 24/7 Customer Service. DE-CIX is operating 34 IXPs on three continents. The world-leading IXP located in Frankfurt, Germany, connects more than 1000 networks and generates peak traffic of more than 11Tbps. The latest product developments include introducing a fully automated Cloud Exchange at DE-CIX, which offers dedicated connections to Cloud Service Providers such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud and others.