VP, Business Development 5G Next Waves


Philippe Poggianti leads End-to-End Solutions for Europe at Nokia. He drives Technology and Business Development by leveraging the wide portfolio of Nokia for TelCos and Enterprises around end-to-end 5G and Cloud transformations. This allows TelCos to best prepare the evolution of their network and develop 5G use cases for Consumer and Enterprises.

Philippe is based at Nokia’s “City of Innovation” campus in Paris-Saclay, France.

He was previously in charge of Alcatel-Lucent’s Pre-Sales activities for Wireless Networks for Europe, Middle-East & Africa.

Philippe is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years of experience in the Telecom Industry, out of which 6 years based in Asia (Korea, Japan, China). In Shanghai, Philippe was leading Alcatel-Lucent’s LTE TDD Product Unit, defining the products and roadmap, and driving the programs and ecosystem for this 4G variant of LTE.

Philippe holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from ENSEEIHT, Toulouse, France, and a dual-degree Executive MBA with Distinction from INSEAD (France, Singapore) and from Tsinghua University (Beijing).