Timo Jokiaho is Chief Technologist – Global Telco at Red Hat, focusing on network functions virtualization (NFV) and containers going towards 5G. He works with service providers, network equipment providers, system integrators, and independent software vendors to progress the NFV agenda in the industry. Particular focus on disaggregated RAN (Radio Access Networks).
Previously Jokiaho led software technology planning in Huawei Technologies, focusing on the base platform domain (operating systems, virtualization, and telco cloud), and also planning for the terminal software platform, including Android and some experimental technologies.
Jokiaho has also led Samsung’s device software R&D in Finland, and before that, he led the Strategy, Technology & Architecture section at Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks.