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Jussi Viitasalo

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

+358 50 487 6350

Jussi has extensive experience and skills in sales & ICT management and operations development, in both traditional and digital sales & ICT. He has led large ICT units and sales organizations on the customer's side, but also worked in senior positions on suppliers' side. Jussi knows the market exceptionally well.”

Special skills

Strategy and Business development

Strategic Account Management

Sales Management and Sales Operations

Sales & Channel Development

E-Commerce

ICT Management

Telecom industry

Strengths

  • Leadership & Coaching: Ability to lead large teams and complex organizations

  • Entrepreneurship: Building business from ground up, executing plans agreed in strategy

  • Focus&Goal&Result Orientation: Ability to create new strategies and business models but also implement them in detail

  • Stimulate Diversity: Ability to lead global multi-cultural teams

  • Innovation&Pioneering: Appetite for new technologies and they can we used to create new strategies, offerings and services

Relevant experience

  • Over 20 years of experience from Sales & ICT operations management and development

  • Most describing positions/projects

    • Partner, IBM Global Business Services, Telco/Media, Energy and Finance industry

    • Head of Interactive Experience and Cognitive Services, IBM GBS

    • Global Head of B2B Sales, Nokia (later Microsoft Mobile)

    • Head of Sales Development, Nokia

    • Head of Online Sales, Nokia

    • Head of Customer Engagement Applications Unit, Nokia IT

    • Senior Manager, Accenture, several sales&channel&care programs in Comms&HighTech industry

Education

  • Master of Science, Computer Science, Major topic Information Technology in Production, Minor topic International Economics and Finance, Helsinki University of Technology

  • One year scholarship to University of Wisconsin-Madison, Doctoral studies in Industrial Engineering