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Nokia appoints Nishant Batra as Chief Technique and Know-how Officer and member of the Nokia Group Management Staff
Espoo, Finland – Nokia at the moment introduced the appointment of Nishant Batra, a confirmed expertise chief with broad international expertise, as Chief Technique and Know-how Officer and member of the Group Management crew, efficient from January 18, 2021.
Nishant joins Nokia from Veoneer in Sweden, a worldwide chief in automotive expertise, the place he was Government Vice President and Chief Know-how Officer. Prior this position he held a number of positions at Ericsson over twelve years in Sweden, India and the US, most just lately as Head of Product Space Networks. He has intensive expertise with complicated methods primarily based on cutting-edge silicon expertise and each embedded in addition to cloud-based software program.
“I’m delighted to welcome Nishant to Nokia at a pivotal time for our firm,” says Pekka Lundmark, President and Chief Government Officer of Nokia. “He’s a confirmed chief bringing with him a wealth of expertise from expertise to telecoms, in addition to deep information of our core CSP clients, the enterprise sector, and the rising developments within the international market. His monitor document of growing progressive new merchandise and efficiently taking them to market make him a unbelievable addition to our crew.”
“I’m honored to be a part of Nokia. This isn’t nearly becoming a member of an organization that has a unbelievable portfolio, it’s additionally in regards to the delight of being related to such an iconic model,” says Nishant Batra. “The telecommunications business is an thrilling place to be for the time being with 5G now actually taking off, and Nokia is correct on the coronary heart of it. The corporate has the true potential to work with various buyer teams out there and I see that we are able to make a big influence over the long run. My private ambition shall be to make sure that Nokia is strategically positioned to win and that Nokia Bell Labs continues to be seen as the top of innovation.”
Nishant holds an MBA from INSEAD, a grasp’s diploma in telecommunications and a grasp’s diploma in laptop science from Southern Methodist College in Dallas, and a bachelor’s diploma in laptop functions from Devi Ahilya College in India.
Nishant shall be primarily based initially in Espoo, Finland, after which he’ll transfer to the US. He’ll report back to Nokia’s President and Chief Government Officer Pekka Lundmark.
Further background info on all present members of the GLT could be discovered at www.nokia.com/en_int/investors/corporate-governance/group-leadership-team
About Nishant Batra
- MBA, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, 2005–2006
- Grasp of Science in Telecommunications, Southern Methodist College, Dallas, US, 2002–2003
- Grasp of Science in Pc Science, Southern Methodist College, Dallas, US, 2000–2001
- Bachelor of Pc Purposes, Devi Ahilya College, Indore, India, 1996–1999
Main skilled expertise:
Veoneer, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018–
- EVP and Chief Know-how Officer
- Head of Product Space Networks, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016–2018
- Head of Engagement Practices for India area, Delhi, India, 2013–2015
- VP and Basic Supervisor (KAM) MetroPCS (now TMUS), Dallas, US, 2011–2013
- VP and CTO, Mid-Tier Buyer Unit, and Younger Advisor to CEO & President, Dallas, US, 2010–2011
- Director, Wi-fi Buyer Options, Dallas, US, 2009–2010
- Product Supervisor, Lengthy Time period Evolution, Enterprise Unit Networks, Stockholm, Sweden, 2008–2009
- Enterprise Growth and Technique Supervisor, Multimedia, India Gurgaon Area, India, 2007–2008
- Account Supervisor, AT&T KAM, Area US and Canada Atlanta/Plano, US, 2006–2007
- Senior Marketing consultant to Verizon – Info Know-how, Dallas, US, 2003–2005
- Marketing consultant to Verizon – Info Know-how, Dallas, US, 2002–2003
Controlling Issue, Dallas, US, 2001–2002
Positions of belief:
- Advisor, Mavenir, 2018–2020
- Member of the Board of Administrators, Zenuity, 2019–2020
- Member of the Board of Administrators, Sensys Gatso Group, 2020–
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