Head of Technology Scouting

at Nokia Siemens Networks in Naperville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Join us in creating the technology that helps the world act together
We are a B2B technology innovation leader pioneering the future where networks meet cloud. At Nokia you will have a positive impact on people's lives and help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and accessible world.
Be part of a culture built on an inclusive way of working where we are open to your ideas, you are empowered to take risks and are encouraged to be fearless in bringing your authentic self to work.

The team you'll be part of
Nokia Technologies is licensing Nokia intellectual property, including patents, technologies, and the Nokia brand, building on Nokia's continued innovation and decades of R&D leadership in technologies deployed in virtually all connected devices used today. Come join us and make an impact!
The Technologies (TECH) CTO organization holds a critical role in the Nokia Technologies business group by spearheading the development and execution of its technology vision and strategy. Acting as the driving force behind the technological advancements within the business group, the CTO organization is responsible for conducting and directing research and development (R&D) activities and standardization efforts in various areas, including multimedia technologies, enabling the exploration of new frontiers and the creation of cutting-edge new solutions. Additionally, it extends its reach beyond the TECH business group steering R&D and standardization efforts funded by TECH in domains including wireless standardization. By actively engaging in these initiatives, the CTO organization ensures that Nokia Technologies remains at the forefront of technological innovation needed for its business. In essence, the CTO unit serves as the "product" engine for Nokia Technologies' business. It plays a pivotal role in shaping and maintaining technology roadmaps for the initiatives that TECH invests in, driving innovation and the creation of valuable technological assets. By consistently charting strategic technology directions, the CTO organization positions Nokia Technologies for long-term growth and success in the competitive market.
To achieve its objectives, the CTO organization maintains a close collaboration with the Nokia Strategy & Technology (S&T) unit and Nokia Bell Labs teams. This collaboration enables the exchange of knowledge, expertise, and insights, fostering an environment for technological breakthroughs and advancements. Moreover, the CTO organization actively engages with the CTOs and technical teams from other Nokia business groups, harnessing collective intelligence and driving cross-functional collaboration throughout the organization. The composition of the CTO organization is a diverse and talented group of technology experts, strategists, and engineers. With a global presence, they leverage their deep understanding of the industry landscape to accelerate value creation from Nokia's patent portfolio and R&D investments. By effectively translating research into actionable innovations, the CTO organization drives results and delivers tangible outcomes that contribute to Nokia Technologies' growth and market success.
Are you ready to lead the charge in shaping the future of technology? Join our dynamic team as the Director of Technology Scouting in the CTO Strategy & Operations team and embark on an exhilarating journey of pioneering groundbreaking advancements and creating technological assets that will define our industry.

What you will learn and contribute to
In this pivotal role, you will be at the forefront of identifying cutting-edge technologies within the external ecosystem that hold the potential to significantly impact the field. Your mission will be to identify advancements that can either enhance our existing technologies or expand our technology portfolio, aligning closely with TECH's business objectives.
Beyond just identification, you will play a crucial role in informing and challenging our current R&D work. Armed with valuable insights, you will develop initial strategies for leveraging these technologies in our licensing business and/or fostering new business opportunities by partnering or acquisitions. Your expert thinking will help shape the trajectory of TECH and strengthen our position us as industry leaders.
Collaboration lies at the heart of this role. You will coordinate with internal teams within TECH and externally within Nokia, ensuring a seamless flow of information and knowledge exchange. This role will enable you to also engage with technical experts from our S&T unit and Nokia Bell Labs,... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11452170

Posted On: Nov 13, 2023

Updated On: Dec 13, 2023

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