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Photo: Ilkka Lakaniemi, Nokia Siemens Network

Biography, Prof. Ilkka Lakaniemi

Head of Global Political Dialogue and Initiatives,
Nokia Siemens Networks

Ilkka Lakaniemi works for Nokia Siemens Networks, heading Global Political Dialogue and Initiatives, Corporate Affairs. At Nokia Siemens Networks, Mr Lakaniemi is responsible for projects that analyze the socio-economic impact of ICT e.g. the NSN Connectivity Scorecard. Prior to Nokia Siemens Networks, he worked for Nokia Corporation in the areas of corporate venturing, strategic marketing and technology economics.

Ilkka Lakaniemi is a Visiting Professor at the Helsinki School of Economics and was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley and at Stanford University, a Research Fellow at the Academy of Finland and a Research Associate at the World institute for Development Economics Research, United Nations University.