Nokia has announced the appointment of Chakrapani G K as Country General Manager, Nokia Enterprise Solutions. Based in Delhi, Chakrapani will be responsible for the overall operations of Nokia’s Enterprise Solutions Business Group in India, overseeing end-to-end offerings, from business-optimised mobile devices to secure mobile connectivity gateways and network security.
On his move, Chakrapani said, “India continues to offer huge opportunity for business mobility and Nokia is best positioned to drive this growth with its comprehensive suite of business mobility solutions. I am excited to get this opportunity to make Nokia a trusted expert and leading technology provider of mobility to enterprises.”
He explained that mobility played an ever-increasing role in business life, quoting global estimates by Strategy Analytics. According to the data, three out of four professionals would become mobile by 2008 and spend at least a fifth or more of their time away from their desk.
Commenting on Chakrapani’s appointment, Mathia Nalappan, Vice-president, Asia Pacific, Nokia Enterprise Solutions, said, “We are confident that Chakrapani’s industry experience will drive the growth of Nokia Enterprise Solutions and further build our domain expertise as a leading provider for world class enterprise mobility and security solutions for the Indian market.”
Prior to joining Nokia, Chakrapani spent three years with Datacraft India as General Manager, North and East India. He has also worked as an entrepreneur, founding and managing Office Infinity India Ltd. Chakrapani has more than 14 years of experience across a mix of hardware, software and systems integration companies.