Jochen Apel

Vice President Digital Industries, Nokia

With more than two decades of experience in the industry, Jochen has established himself as a passionate leader, focused on generating growth by leveraging new technologies and market disruptions. In his current role, he’s responsible for Nokia’s engagement with Digital Industries – a pivotal component of the company’s Enterprise Business.

A key achievement of this period is Nokia’s outstanding business success in these segments with annual high-end double-digit growth rates.

Previously, while leading the Alcatel-Lucent’s CTO team for Central Europe, he played a key role in several new business incubations like Cloud Computing, IoT and Network Virtualization, growing Nokia’s global product portfolio footprint within the large customer base in central Europe. Since Jochen joined Nokia (fAlcatel-Lucent) he has held various management and senior management positions in delivery, sales, business and product development and strategy.

He has been an official Nokia executive spokesperson since 2012 and executive sponsor for Nokia’s engagement with various important industry associations in Rail, Aviation, Maritime and Industrial Manufacturing.