|Technical College of Varkaus in Finland,, BSEE||1978|
|Georgia State University, MBA||1987|
Osmo Hautanen, Chief Executive Officer, Magnolia Broadband, Inc.
Mr. Osmo Hautanen is a recognized leader in the technology, telecommunications and private equity community with strong experience in managing and organizing operations for major international companies, as well as start-ups. Prior to joining Magnolia, Mr. Hautanen served as the CEO of Fenix LLC, the holding company for Union Pacific Corporationâ€™s extensive portfolio of technology assets, as well as CEO of Denver-based Formus Communications, an international wireless communications company. He also was President of Americas for Philips Consumer Communications group, a joint venture between Philips Electronics and Lucent. Mr. Hautanen was an 18-year veteran of Nokia, where he started and built a new division for Personal Communications Services in 1994, which lead Nokiaâ€™s dominance in the North American handset market. He also served in multi-discipline roles within Nokia and was a member of their Management Board. Mr. Hautanen serves on the Board of Directors or Advisors for multiple public and private companies and charitable and civic organizations. He holds a BSEE from the Technical College of Varkaus in Finland, and a MBA in international business from Georgia State University. He is fluent in Finnish, German and English.