Kai Oistamo


Mr. Kai Oistamo had a 24 year career at Nokia, having spent the last 10 years as part of the Nokia Leadership Team. He was most recently Chief Development Officer for Nokia, reporting directly to the CEO. Kai joined Nokia in 1991 and held several managerial and technical positions at the former Nokia Consumer Electronics unit. In 1995, he was named Product Manager of Nokia Mobile Phones.

Two years later, he was promoted to Vice President of the TDMA Business Line. He was named Senior Vice President of Nokia Mobile Phones in 2002, before being appointed Executive Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Phones. He was later appointed to head Nokia’s Devices unit, a position he held until assuming the role of Chief Development Officer. Kai holds a doctorate degree in technology and a master's degree in engineering from Tampere University of Technology in Finland. He is Chairman of the Board of Tekes and also serves on the board of Sanoma Corporation.