Michael heads the Location and Commerce business in Nokia, overseeing Nokia's Location and Navigation activities, including NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of mapping assets.
The Location and Commerce business combines Nokia's global footprint and social location services product portfolio with its NAVTEQ subsidiary's leading mapping assets.
Michael is a recognised authority in the industry.
Prior to joining Nokia in 2006, he held positions at the Boston Consulting Group and at europatweb, the internet investment vehicle of Groupe Arnault, overseeing all technology investments.
In 2001, Michael became CEO of gate5 AG, a leading supplier of mapping, routing and navigation software and services globally. In 2006, gate5 was acquired by Nokia.
Since joining Nokia, Michael has held different senior positions within Nokia's Services organisation. Most recently, he was head of... See More