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Raghav Sahgal, President of Nokia Enterprise

b. 1962

Raghav leads Nokia’s fast-growing Nokia Enterprise business group working to deliver mission-critical networks and digital automation solutions to industrial customers including energy, transportation, manufacturing, logistics, as well as government entities, and webscale businesses.

In his previous role, Raghav served as Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Market Services for Nokia Software, where he led a global team including sales, pre-sales, consulting, solution architecture, services delivery, and customer care, helping customers embark on their digital transformation journeys.

Raghav has more than 30 years of experience leading high-tech companies in the areas of IT, enterprise software, and telecommunications.

He joined Nokia in April 2017 from NICE Ltd., a worldwide, leading provider of cloud and on-premises software solutions, including advanced data analytics, to deliver better customer experience, compliance, fraud prevention, and citizen safety. As President of the Asia Pacific and the Middle East region, Raghav drove strong growth across the business. Before NICE, Raghav held several executive positions at Oracle, Comverse, CSG, and Lucent Technologies, among others.

Raghav brings extensive experience running world-class software sales organizations, fostering strong, long-lasting customer relationships, and driving top-line growth. He has a keen understanding of how software can bring value to large enterprises and service providers.

Raghav holds a Master of Science in Computer Systems Management from the University of Maryland, United States, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Tulane University, New Orleans, United States. He also received an Executive Business Certificate in General Management from Harvard University, United States.

Raghav resides in Singapore with his family and will relocate to Murray Hill, New Jersey. He enjoys golf, running, and globe-trotting, having lived all over the world including his native India, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

  • President, Nokia Enterprise, 2020–present
  • Senior Vice President, Nokia Software, 2017–2020
  • President, NICE Ltd. Asia Pacific and the Middle East, 2010–2017
  • Advisory Board Member, Orga Systems, 2010–2014
  • Vice President, Communications Business Unit, Asia Pacific & Japan, Oracle, 2008–2010
  • Chief Business Officer, Comverse, 2005–2006
  • Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, CSG, 2002–2005
  • Vice President, Software Products Group Asia Pacific, Lucent Technologies, 2000–2002