Mr. Becksted is a COO of Nokia Middle East & Africa team and is responsible for Strategy Development and Business Operations in a regional market with over $1 billion in annual revenues. Mr. Becksted has led numerous large scale corporate merger, integration, restructuring and transformation programs during his 30 year career working end-to-end with R&D, Sales & Delivery in multiple Fortune 500 companies such as Texas Instruments, Raytheon and Sony, and has worked in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Singapore, China, Japan and the UEA.
Mr. Becksted holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Telecommunications, a M.S. in Optical Engineering from the University of Texas and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt.