Work History

Associate Director, Wireless Device Strategies, Strategy Analytics (July 2019 -  )

Senior Analyst, Wireless Device Strategies, Strategy Analytics (March 2016 - June 2019 )

Responsible for qualitative and quantitative market analysis and forecasting for smartphones, feature phones, service robots, accessories and other emerging devices. Primary focus on technologies and innovations across all device ranges. 

Independent Contractor for Counterpoint (December 2015 – March 2016)

Project based work in the field of devices cost structures and virtual teardowns as well as technology analysis.

Senior Strategy Manager, Strategy and Planning, at Microsoft (April 2014 – October 2015)

Regular and ad-hoc, market, business and financial data and fact-driven intelligence including forecasts, predictions, data mining and analysis. Product cost analysis. Identifying trends and weak signals, creating actionable insights and recommendations, strategies, qualitative and quantitative modeling and visualizing data.

Senior Manager, Strategy at Nokia (August 2012 - April 2014)

Regular and ad-hoc, market, business and competitive intelligence, technology and software intelligence including trends, forecasting and analysis. Strategy and business development. Fact and data-based actionable insights and recommendations to support business decisions. Visualizing data as well as qualitative and quantitative modeling, data mining.

Competitive Intelligence Manager at Nokia (February 2008 - August 2012)

Developed an accurate tool for predicting technological evolution 2-3 years ahead. Developed an objective quantitative process, with a VBA scripted tool to evaluate and quantify technical competitiveness of devices. Primary source for technology intelligence including identifying trends and making forecasts. Competitive insight leader for Meego platform and product development. Qualitative and quantitative modeling and consumer insights, data mining.

CPA Testing Project Manager at Nokia (Sept 2008 - Aug 2012) 

Team leading (3 subcontracted persons), budgeting, cost management, billing approvals, project management, execution management, managing a virtual organization of approx. 30 persons, process definition, prioritization, scheduling, device selection and allocation, results analysis to form concrete actions.

SW Test Team Leader at Nokia (November 2007 - February 2008)

Managed a team of 9 testing engineers to ensure best possible quality for all quality verification activities. 

SW Test Manager at Nokia (December 2006 - February 2008)

Renewal of the SW verification process in co-operation with test teams. Introduced new testing methods to productization. Responsible for SW Testing management within Product Development. Managing a 100-people multicultural, multisite, virtual verification organization.

Design Engineer at Nokia (April 2003 - November 2006)

Created verification procedures for various new technologies introduced to mobile phones for the first time.
Lead Device Management (MDM) verification methods owner.
As a Test Area Owner responsible for verification processes and procedures, overseeing execution and results and error management, coaching of new employees. 
Technologies: Wired & Wireless Accessories, Wireless (Bluetooth, Infrared), wired (USB) local connectivity, WLAN, synchronization, mail servers, access points, settings and configuration, Mobile Device Management. 
Specific knowledge required on: Requirement management processes, Error management processes, Software integration processes, Testing tools & methods, engineering processes (HW and SW).