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Markus Borchert

President of DIGITALEUROPE - Nokia

    Markus is currently the CEO of Nokia Shanghai and President of Nokia Greater China.

    With more than 25 years of international experience in the telecommunications, IT and IT Services industries, Markus is a leader who is passionate about driving innovation, customer satisfaction, strategic breakthroughs and business turnarounds.

    Prior to his current position Markus served as the Senior Vice President Market Europe. In this role he lead all operations across Europe including sales, business management, delivery and operations. 

    Earlier positions include the presidency of Nokia Greater China, during which he managed to establish Nokia Networks as the leading non-Chinese LTE supplier.

    From 2007 to 2009 he also lead the worldwide sales and marketing activities of the Radio Access business unit in Nokia Siemens Networks. As head of Strategy and Marketing in Siemens Mobile, he shaped the merger between the networks divisions of Nokia and Siemens from inception to completion.

    Earlier in his career, Markus held various other leadership roles within Siemens in Europe as well as Singapore.

    Markus received an MS in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the Technical University of Munich in 1991. He was a member of the Sloan Fellows Program, earning an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001. In 2014, Markus received the China Friendship Award, the highest honour awarded by the Chinese government to foreign nationals working in China.

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