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High tech strategy & product management professional

Juha-Pekka Helminen is a mobile telecommunications, software business and consumer electronics professional with broad experience in all aspects of strategy, business development, product management, customer interaction and business operations. Passionate about how new technologies can enhance the way people live and how value can be created and captured in high tech environment, he has led cross functional activities and teams at Nokia for over 10 years. He recently supplemented his professional experience with an Executive MBA at INSEAD. Educated in Finland, Germany, France and Singapore and having lived and worked in various countries including the United States, Juha-Pekka has rich international experience. Juha-Pekka is especially interested in adapting the latest strategic frameworks to practical hands-on value creation and execution. Yet while always starting from the big picture, Juha-Pekka has a proven track record of organizing and leading activities and teams that deliver tangible business results. He achieves results in a networked environment and often without having formal authority.

Work experience

Apr 2005Sep 2006

Head of Strategy & Business Development

Sep 1998May 2003

Business Operations Manager


Harri Salomaa

Harri was my superior in 2006-2007:

“JP has demonstrated strong capabilities as a strategic business oriented product and solution portfolio director. With his business oriented thinking, strategic skills and networking capabilities he delivered various strategic plans and business case proposals of high quality. His judgment, leadership and initiatives are great assets for the area he worked on. I highly recommend him for any strategic and business management positions.”


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Current focus areas


Nov 2007Dec 2008

Executive MBA

Part-time program (in total 16 weeks) in top 10 management school (Financial Times 2008) concentrating to general managerial competence, international mindset and enrichment through diversity and leadership and personal development.