Monday, September 19, 2011

Nokia appoints Henry Tirri as CTO

Nokia has appointed Henry Tirri as executive vice president, Chief Technology Officer and a member of the Nokia Leadership Team. Previously, Tirri was Head of Nokia Research Centre (NRC), Nokia's forward looking research facility. He joined Nokia in 2004 as a Research Fellow before leading NRC Systems Research laboratory in 2007. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki, Finland. Tirri will be based in Sunnyvale, California. September 2010, Nokia appointed Stephen Elop as Preseident and CEO, replacing Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo. Elop previously led Microsoft's Business Division, and previously held senior executive positions in a number of US-based public companies, including Juniper Networks, Adobe Systems and Macromedia Inc.

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