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Episode 224: Nokia Networks, Smart Cities and IoT with Danial Mausoof

Danial Mausoof from Nokia joined us in a conversation to discuss the company’s current focus in carrier networks, the upcoming 5G networks and Internet of things (IoT) initiatives across Asia. He discussed how Asia businesses and governments are currently figuring out the strategy behind their IoT & smart cities initiatives, where the key applications currently are in the enterprise sector and where they are heading in the next 2-3 years.

Here are the interesting show notes and links to the discussion (with time-stamps included):

  • Danial Mausoof (@dmausoof, LinkedIn), Head of Strategic Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan, Nokia [0:38]
    • How do you start your career? [1:23]
    • In your career journey so far, what are the interesting lessons learnt? [2:34]
  • Nokia Networks, 5G and IoT [3:51]
    • Can you provide a quick introduction to Nokia and its current focus in carrier networks? [3:59]
    • What is your role and coverage in Nokia? [5:39]
    • Where is Nokia’s position in the supply chain in the networks businesses particularly for 5G and IoT? [6:55]
    • What are the products and services offered by Nokia Networks within their line of business? [10:36]
    • How does Nokia networks enable countries implementing smart cities with 5G, cloud and IoT given the difference in developed cities (Japan, Korea & Singapore) vs emerging economies (Indonesia, Thailand)? [15:02]
    • What are the major challenges you see that governments in the implementation of smart cities? [18:30]
    • What are the most interesting applications in IoT that you have seen? [21:17]
    • Where do you see the networks and IoT go in the next 1-2 years? [23:32]
  • Closing [25:57]
    • Can you recommend a book, movie, podcast or anything else that has made an impact to your work or personal life recently? [26:04]
    • How do my audience find you? [27:22]

Podcast Information:

The show is hosted by Bernard Leong (@bernardleong & weibo) and are sponsored by Ideal Workspace (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn) with their new Altizen Desk on Indiegogo (Twitter, Facebook, Medium). Also check out Ideal Workspace’s new standing desk, Altizen and sign up for their mailing list. Sound credits for the intro music: Taro Iwashiro, “The Beginning” from Red Cliff Soundtrack.

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