Bachelor in Electronics and Communications, Manipal Institute of Technology. More than 30 years of international experience across roles comprising strategy and M&A, product marketing, sales, account leadership, regional and business unit leadership. Has lived in Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Expertise in many areas of technology, particularly telecommunication networks and devices, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, digital health, big data analytics, cloud computing, and internet business models. Since April 2014, as Chief Executive Officer, Nokia, has been the driving force behind Nokia’s recent transformation, including its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent; successful expansion into enterprise vertical markets; building a standalone software business; and the return of the Nokia brand to mobile phones. United Nations Broadband Commissioner; Member of the Steering Committee, Digital Communications Industry and Member, Stewardship Board, Health and Healthcare System Initiative, World Economic Forum.