Timo Jokiaho

Telco Technologist Red Hat

As Telco Technologist for Telco, Media & Entertainment, EMEA, at Red Hat, Mr. Jokiaho works with Network Equipment Providers (NEPs), Global System Integrators (GSIs), Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), and Communications Service Providers (CSPs) to advance open telco cloud initiatives with containers and virtual machines. His work encompasses enhancements to networking performance, real-time characteristics, availability/reliability, and strategic use cases, including virtualized/containerized radio access networks (vRAN) and 5G Core Networks.

Before joining Red Hat, Mr. Jokiaho led Huawei Technologies’ software planning function, focusing on the base platform domain (operating systems, virtualization, and telco cloud availability and performance) and terminal software platforms (e.g., Android).

Before that, Mr. Jokiaho led Samsung device software R&D in Finland and multiple aspects of business and network element platform development on Nokia’s network side. Outside of the telecommunications industry, Mr. Jokiaho has developed equipment and software for the security and maritime navigation industries.