Lauri Oksanen is Vice President for Research and Technology in Nokia. He heads Technology, Architecture, Vision, and Standardization in Nokia Bell Labs. He started his industrial career 28 years ago in fiber optics in Nokia. Then Lauri moved to mobile networkswhere he has worked with all major wireless technologies from GSM to 5G.
Lauri has worked in various advanced technology management positions covering fixed and wireless access, core, management and services, including also the HW and SW platforms and cloud and security technologies. Lauri has Master's and Licentiate degrees in Telecommunications from Helsinki University of Technology(now Aalto), where he also worked as a researcher before joining Nokia.