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We’ve always believed in fair trade.
When it comes to our cultural values, I would love to hold on to the past because Nokia had some of the best spirit ever. Having grown up in the company, I loved it for the value and culture, which matched my own.
I absolutely believe that we are on the cusp of not just a technological revolution, but a productivity revolution. It will bring benefits for people everywhere, make our planet more sustainable, and provide new opportunities for businesses of all kinds.
The challenge is always around culture. I think that’s often underestimated because people focus on the substance and the practical; soft steps go missing.
Anybody who can improve the business in the long run is a good buyer.
Unlike 4G and previous generations of technology, 5G is very different. It is not just about radio. In fact, it stands across the full network from mobile access to cloud core, from software-defined networking to all forms of backhaul, front haul, IP routing, fixed networks, software, and more.
I didn’t dream that I would become the CEO of the company when I joined as a systems marketing engineer back in 1995. Sometimes, I don’t really reconcile to it; it’s a bit of an odd sensation which is under the surface.
When I’m in London I always travel by public transport – I catch the Tube and the Heathrow Express.
China can be a difficult market for IP in general and IP compliance.
We have a highly competitive set of products and services ideally suited to the world of 5G.
The love for the brand is immense. It gets a lot of affection from millions and millions of people.
Noise about carrier M&A will heat up dramatically in United States and India. The pent-up demand for action is there.
Imagine a doctor in Chicago doing an operation for someone in Taiwan using robotic surgery. You want the doctor to feel immediate feedback to what the robot is experiencing.
The world does not wait for you.
In India, we have the global services HQ, R&D centres, global network operating centres, global manufacturing, and product management – India is not just a market but a country we use for extended NSN.
There will be 50 billion devices, modules, sensors connected to the Internet by 2025, and that will give opportunities.
We create the technology to connect the world. We are a large network company and not restricted to just the telecom space.
We can license our intellectual property to new customers and expand agreements with existing ones over time and more.
We welcome the interest from PE firms, as we see it as a sign of our progress, and my position is that we should always open the doors to those who want to bring capital to our industry.
Strong automotive and enterprise sales and the positive impact of our expanded license agreement with Microsoft more than offset the loss of revenue from the former devices and services business.
Imagine someone who has had a heart attack on the street, and they are picked up by an ambulance with 5G connectivity, hi-definition scanners, and cameras… You start taking a scan in the ambulance so all of that data is transferred to the surgery before the patient arrives, and a diagnosis is already underway.
We think that 5G will likely last longer and be deeper than first thought.
We believe that our cost effectiveness is one of our most powerful competitive advantages in Networks, and we will not lose sight of that in the future.
I only read email early in the morning or in the evenings, which isn’t perfect, but that’s how I like it. I don’t want to spend my day doing that.
5G is not going to replace 4G. 4G and 4.5G are going to coexist with 5G.
We don’t want to just put logos on somebody’s devices. It needs to feel like Nokia, what Nokia was known for.
Before I leave for the office in the morning, I read the ‘Financial Times’ and the ‘Economist.’ The key articles I need to understand are there, after which I focus on prep for the day.
I want to be very clear: if we are to sell this business, we are not a forced seller.
You want to be inclusive, but you can’t be to the extent of having so many people involved that it slows you down.
Leadership is all about emotional intelligence. Management is taught, while leadership is experienced.
Imagine if we can get information from sensors, compute it in the cloud, and find and plug water leakages – leakage wastes 20 per cent water in the world.
Radio is where the heavy lifting will take place in wireless, and that’s where we need to integrate, and there of course will be some struggles during the process.
For nations and societies, the ‘good’ or benefit of technology is often expressed in economic terms, in measures such as workplace productivity and business growth.
We have to take a long view on net neutrality.
I am quite positive about business in India, and 2014 was a strong year here. We announced deals with Vodafone, Tata, Bharti.