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Bhaskar Gorti, President of Nokia Software and Chief Digital Officer

Bhaskar Gorti

b. 1966

Bhaskar is responsible for developing Nokia’s strong software business at scale and leading the team to build cloud-native, multi-vendor, multi-network software solutions.

In addition to that role, Bhaskar also serves as Chief Digital Officer to accelerate Nokia’s business and information technology modernization.

Prior to Nokia, Bhaskar oversaw Alcatel-Lucent’s business units that developed technologies for cloud-based networking and virtualization, including network functions virtualization (NFV), as well as Communications and Collaborations suites, Operational Support Systems (OSS), Charging/Policy/Payments portfolio, Customer Experience Management, Network Performance and Intelligence, and the Cyber-Security monitoring and prevention software platforms.

Previously, Bhaskar was Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Oracle Communications Global Business Unit. He had been with Portal Software since 2002 and led the sale to Oracle in 2006 to form the Communications business at Oracle. Prior to Oracle, Bhaskar had extensive experience in the Software and ICT Industry at Chordiant/OnDemand, Hewlett Packard and Alcoa.

Bhaskar holds a Master of Science graduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, USA and a Bachelor’s in Technology, Electrical Engineering, from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India.

  • Joined Nokia in 2016
  • Previously President of IP Platforms, Alcatel-Lucent
  • Senior Vice President and General Manager, Communications Global Business Unit, Oracle 2006– January 2015
  • Senior Vice President, Portal Software 2002–2006