India-origin Vivek Badrinath on Nokia board

India-origin Vivek Badrinath on Nokia board Nokia board members Risto Siilasmaa, Bruce Brown, Elizabeth Doherty the statement said. Badrinath’s father was from India who moved to France in 1950. Badrinath, born in 1969, is at present Deputy CEO of France-based hospitality firm Accor. [read more...]

A Blond Nation, in a Bind on Immigrants

A Blond Nation, in a Bind on Immigrants The son of an American mother and an Indian father, he grew up in Philadelphia "There are a lot of prejudices, unfortunately," against foreigners, said Risto Siilasmaa, 39, a software entrepreneur who runs an Internet security company. [read more...]

5 Most Influencial India-Born Global Tech CEOs

5 Most Influencial India-Born Global Tech CEOs Pichai’s father was an engineer with GEC and his upbringing was You are the university and teachers that made me what I am….” he said. Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa said in a statement: “Rajeev is the right person to lead the company forward. [read more...]

How Much Will The Nokia 3310 Cost? This Throwback Phone Will Never Die

How Much Will The Nokia 3310 Cost? This Throwback Phone Will Never Die I have no idea what model number it was, because unlike many 14-year-olds, when I received my first cell phone from my dad, I was uninterested @nokia #mwc17 pic.twitter.com/4hU3dwAsUD — Risto Siilasmaa (@rsiilasmaa) February 27, 2017 In a world [read more...]

Is Ancaster’s Stephen Elop the next Microsoft CEO?

Is Ancaster’s Stephen Elop the next Microsoft CEO? In the wake of Microsoft's $7.2-billion purchase of Nokia's stable of phones and patents, Stephen Elop, an engineering graduate of McMaster University, is being pegged as a possible replacement for Microsoft CEO Steven Ballmer when he steps down sometime [read more...]

Proving That Life is Stranger Than Fiction in the Communications Sphere

Proving That Life is Stranger Than Fiction in the Communications Sphere I came across a comment from Risto Siilasmaa, chairman of Nokia, in the McKinsey Quarterly: “Any meeting where we don’t laugh out loud is a dismal failure.” Here’s wishing everyone a healthy 2017 with the type of life-is-stranger-than-fiction [read more...]

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