Chris Weber, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Nokia Leadership Team member since July 1, 2012. Joined Nokia 2011.
Bachelor degree in business administration (economics and computer science) (Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio, USA).
Senior Vice President of Markets, Americas, Nokia 2011-2012. CEO of own sales consulting business, 2010-2011. Holder of several executive sales and marketing positions during a 15-year career at Microsoft, including corporate vice president, U.S. Enterprise and Partner Group, and overseeing national sales strategy, sales operations, enterprise partners and vertical industry strategy.
Chris Weber is Nokia’s Executive Vice President in charge of global sales and marketing. He joined Nokia in 2011 as a Senior Vice President, Markets, to lead the company’s re-entry into the North American market. He was named to the Nokia Leadership Team, effective July 1, 2012. Chris reports to the CEO.
Prior to Nokia, Chris was at Microsoft for 15 years and held several executive positions in sales, marketing and professional services. As Corporate Vice President leading Microsoft’s U.S. Enterprise and Partner Group, he lead enterprise sales and marketing across the U.S., serving about 1,500 enterprise clients and working closely with managed partners and independent software vendors. Through a number of earlier roles at Microsoft, Chris oversaw national sales strategy, sales operations, enterprise partners and vertical industry strategy, as well as sales and marketing for a variety of divisions.
Earlier in his career, Chris served internationally, directing Microsoft’s Small & Medium Enterprise Group in Canada, where he managed channel relationships as well as Canadian resellers and distributors.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in economics and computer science from Mount Union College, Alliance, Ohio, USA.
Chris has got two children. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and golf.