Get to Fast Faster 2024

18-19 September 2024
Bali, Indonesia

John Harrington

Senior Vice President and Head of Asia-Pacific and Japan

John Harrington is the Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific and Japan for Nokia, where he manages and oversees Nokia’s Customer Experience organization, business and operations for the region. John has over 25 years of technical sales, customer relationship management and business development experience in the telecommunications industry across Asia, Europe and North America. John was previously the Head of Japan for Nokia, leading networks solution sales before moving to North America to join the leadership team as Senior Vice President, US Major Accounts, where he led sales for a diverse set of wireless, wireline, cable and regional customers. In his career, John took charge of the AT&T Wireless account, one of Nokia’s largest accounts, and one of the most advanced CSPs in the world, in order to support 4G enhancement, IoT deployment, and 5G preparation. John has also held various international leadership roles as part of the acquisition of the Alcatel-Lucent business, which focused on the latest advancements in wireless technology. John started his career with Motorola as a system engineer for GSM/CDMA deployment. Born in England, John holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering.