Leader, Advanced Optical Technologies, Optical Networks Division
Giovanni’s current responsibilities is the advanced optical technologies activities within Optical Networks Division at Nokia, His main focus is to identify potential disruptive optical technologies and assist the product unit to develop sustainable and differentiated solutions. He previously led the global product management responsibilities for Nokia’s Optical portfolio, covering all aspects of product management and future portfolio strategies. Giovanni has over 25+ years of industry experience and has held several senior management positions at LG, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, and Nortel Networks. During his tenure at LG, Giovanni was the general manager of the Fiber access business unit with responsibility for the productization and commercialization of an innovative optical technology for the fiber access portfolio. Giovanni holds a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from Concordia University in Montréal, Canada and is based in Ottawa, Canada.