Monday, May 31, 2010

Nokia Siemens Networks Appoints Dr. Moiin as CTO

Nokia Siemens Networks has appointed Dr. Hossein Moiin as its chief technology officer.

Moiin is currently responsible for mobile technology and architecture at BT. Prior to working for BT, Moiin held positions with T-Mobile including group vice president for Technical Strategy and chief architect. Moiin was also chief technologist for the Network Service Provider Group at Sun Microsystems where he spent several years in a variety of management and development roles.

Moiin has a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of California and holds both Iranian and Italian citizenship. He is moving to Finland to be based out of the company's headquarters in Espoo.

The new role of CTO was created by Nokia Siemens Networks following the reorganization it announced in November 2009 and the elimination of the role of chief operating officer from January 2010. The CTO will be responsible for developing and advocating the company's technology strategy and long-term views on network architecture.