Since 1992 the President and since 2004 the Chairman of the Management Board of Latvijas Mobilais Telefons LLC, since 2017 a Professor at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences.
1987-1992 Senior Technologist and the Head of the Technological Department at the Scientific and Research Institute VEF; 1984-1987 Deputy Head of the Scientific and Technical Information Department and Head of the System Analyses Group. 1978-1984 progressed from engineer-designer to Deputy Senior Designer of Household Radio Equipment at the production association VEF.
In 1978 graduated from the Faculty of Radio Equipment and Communications of Riga Polytechnic Institute as an engineer designer-technologist of radio and electronic equipment (Dipl.ing, Mg.sc.ing). Has studied in Germany (1990), Institute of International Business in Stockholm (1995), and Columbia University in the USA (2000). Hon. Doctor of Riga Technical University (Dr.h.c.) (2006). In 2007 defended his doctoral thesis and graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Latvia with a PhD in Economics (Dr.oec.) and Business Management.
Juris Binde is the Vice President of the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia (LDDK) and the Latvian Information and Communications Technology Association (LIKTA), Member of the Advisory Convent of the University of Latvia and Riga Technical University, expert of the Latvian Council of Science.
Has received the following awards: in 1993 the award of engineer J.Linters, in 1998 a Certificate of Appreciation from the Cabinet of Ministers, in 2000 a Certificate of Appreciation from the Ministry of Transport, in 2001 the Order of the Three Stars of the Republic of Latvia (Fourth Class), in 2014 the Swedish state award – the Order of the Polar Star (Knight 1st Class).
The Future is Mobile Only
LMT is a mobile telecommunications operator and market leader in Latvia, currently amongst the most efficient mobile data networks in the world. As a market leader, we bring our expertise to successful collaborations with the government, academic and startup ecosystem partners. We believe the future will be mobile only, and we build pioneering solutions based on cutting-edge wireless technology.