Philippe Agard

Head of Vertical Defense Nokia

Philippe Agard is currently Head of Vertical Defense at Nokia. He is also participating in NATO IST 187 study group on 5G for Defense, EDA Captech Info, and the 5GCOMPAD project funded by European Defense Fund.

Philippe has spent his entire career in the telecom industry within Alcatel, Alcatel-Lucent, and now Nokia. He previously held several director positions in Mobile Networks Business Group, Project Finance, Innovation Funds, and Government Vertical. He has also been Chair of the critical communications at the Broadband Industry Group (BIG), the Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Working Group, and was also a member of the TCCA board from 2017 to 2022.

Philippe graduated from CentraleSupélec in France. He holds a Diploma of Economic Studies (DEA) from Dauphine, Paris. He later graduated from the Institute of Advanced Studies in National Defense in 2013.