Former President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia
Mr. Suri is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia, a leading global technology company, from 2014 through July 2020. From 2009 to 2014, he was Chief Executive Officer of Nokia Solutions and Networks (previously Nokia Siemens Networks). Much of his nearly 30-year career has been spent in leadership roles at Nokia. He is an Operating Advisor of Apollo Global Management, one of the largest alternative asset managers serving many of the world's most prominent investors and Senior Industry Advisor, Technology for Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm.
Mr. Suri has deep business experience working across a range of functions, including strategy, mergers and acquisitions, marketing and sales. He led a transformation of Nokia through significant portfolio adjustments, including the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, and has strong global experience. This background and Mr. Suri’s extensive knowledge across a range of technology solutions provide critical input to our board.