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Famed Nokia Exec, Anssi Vanjoki, is now in control of Vertu. Bring it ON!

Yes, you read that right. Anssi Vanjoki, one of the most influential people in Nokia’s rise to the top is back. He left the company shortly after Stephen Elop arrived and we haven’t heard too much from him since. But I’ve had my eyes peeled looking to see what, if anything, he would be doing […]

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Nokia’s Anssi Vanjoki quits suddenly

Well, it’s all change at Nokia. Mr Fix It, Anssi Vanjoki is exiting the building as soon as he can (given his 6 months notice period). Now then, this is very interesting news. What does it mean? Well, it’s either brilliant news for the company, or absolutely shocking news. Strange not to see any “sorry […]

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Nokia’s Top Man: “The Fightback Starts Now”

The fightback starts now. That’s the headline of the letter published by Nokia’s Head of Mobile Solutions, Anssi Vanjoki. I’ve interviewed the guy a few times and I really do rate him. I was flying back from Qualcomm’s Uplinq event last week when the letter was posted to Nokia’s blog (“Conversations“). Since Friday, it’s received […]

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Video: Part 3 of the Anssi Vanjoki interview: “The generic mobile interface will be a map”

After we’d dealt with the N97 issue in Part 1 and then the way ahead of Symbian and MeeGo in Part 2, Rafe asked Nokia’s EVP for Markets, Anssi Vanjoki, to speculate on the future of mobile 3-4 years out. Most executives when faced with this kind of question will either shrivel up and look […]

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Video: Nokia’s Anssi Vanjoki on N97 issues: “I can put my sleepless nights behind me”

Here is the first in a series of videos of the interview that Rafe and I filmed at Mobile World Congress last week featuring Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President of Markets. And he means business. Part 1 below is all about the N97. Anssi specifically wanted to deal with that first before we got on […]