Stephan is the VP of Nokia Innovation Steering, based in Espoo, Finland. His responsibilities include innovations both internally and externally with customers, partners, and governments to achieve Nokia’s ambition to create the Programmable World.
Prior to his current role, Stephan was responsible for Nokia’s Mobile Broadband portfolio strategy.
Stephan joined Nokia in 1997 and has held several R&D, product marketing, services, product support and portfolio / product management and leadership positions in the mobile networks business. During the rise of 3G in the early 2000s, Stephan moved to Finland from the Netherlands. Since then he has been working for Nokia in Germany and in Japan before moving back to the Nokia headquarters in Espoo, Finland.
He is enthusiastic about exploring opportunities, new ways of working and business prospects that can make a difference and inspire others.