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Nokia appoints Nishant Batra as Chief Technique and Expertise Officer and member of the Nokia Group Management Group
Espoo, Finland – Nokia at present introduced the appointment of Nishant Batra, a confirmed know-how chief with broad international expertise, as Chief Technique and Expertise Officer and member of the Group Management staff, efficient from January 18, 2021.
Nishant joins Nokia from Veoneer in Sweden, a worldwide chief in automotive know-how, the place he was Govt Vice President and Chief Expertise 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 know-how 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 Govt Officer of Nokia. “He’s a confirmed chief bringing with him a wealth of expertise from know-how to telecoms, in addition to deep information of our core CSP prospects, the enterprise sector, and the rising developments within the international market. His monitor document of creating modern new merchandise and efficiently taking them to market make him a improbable addition to our staff.”
“I’m honored to be a part of Nokia. This isn’t nearly becoming a member of an organization that has a improbable portfolio, it’s additionally concerning the pleasure 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 true on the coronary heart of it. The corporate has the true potential to work with numerous buyer teams out there and I see that we are able to make a major impression over the long run. My private ambition might be to make sure that Nokia is strategically positioned to win and that Nokia Bell Labs continues to be seen as the head of innovation.”
Nishant holds an MBA from INSEAD, a grasp’s diploma in telecommunications and a grasp’s diploma in pc science from Southern Methodist College in Dallas, and a bachelor’s diploma in pc purposes from Devi Ahilya College in India.
Nishant might 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 Govt Officer Pekka Lundmark.
Further background info on all present members of the GLT will 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
Major skilled expertise:
Veoneer, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018–
- EVP and Chief Expertise Officer
- Head of Product Space Networks, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016–2018
- Head of Engagement Practices for India area, Delhi, India, 2013–2015
- VP and Normal 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 Advisor to Verizon – Info Expertise, Dallas, US, 2003–2005
- Advisor to Verizon – Info Expertise, 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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