William Plummer Bio

William B. Plummer
Huawei Speaker

Biography

Vice President, External Affairs at Huawei Technologies
3 years at Huawei

Bill’s responsibilities include leading Huawei’s interaction with the Federal government, nationalmedia and other third party stakeholders. Prior to joining Huawei, Bill spent 12 years in senior management positions with Nokia. His last position with Nokia in 2009 was as Vice President, Sales and Go to Market, Americas where he led portfolio management and integration of Nokia devices and services. Prior to that, Bill served as Vice President, Nokia North America Multimedia Business Group, spearheading several market-making initiatives and building brand and sales for Nokia Nseries products and related services. Earlier in his Nokia career, Bill served as Vice President, External Affairs, overseeing aggregate external affairs functions, Corporate Communications and Government Relations for Nokia North America, as well as VicePresident, Corporate Strategy, Nokia Americas.

Prior to joining Nokia, Bill served from 1990 through 1997 as a United States Foreign Service Officer, with positions in the Office of the Under Secretary for Business Affairs, the Office of Multilateral Trade, and the U.S. diplomatic mission to the Republic of Ecuador. Before joining the State Department, Bill worked as a financial services executive.

Bill’s past and present board or Principal corporate representative memberships include the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), the Finnish- American Chamber of Commerce, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the European American Business Council, and the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy. Bill is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C.

William (Bill) B. Plummer

Biography

Vice President, External Affairs at Huawei Technologies
3 years at Huawei

Bill’s responsibilities include leading Huawei’s interaction with the Federal government, nationalmedia and other third party stakeholders. Prior to joining Huawei, Bill spent 12 years in senior management positions with Nokia. His last position with Nokia in 2009 was as Vice President, Sales and Go to Market, Americas where he led portfolio management and integration of Nokia devices and services. Prior to that, Bill served as Vice President, Nokia North America Multimedia Business Group, spearheading several market-making initiatives and building brand and sales for Nokia Nseries products and related services. Earlier in his Nokia career, Bill served as Vice President, External Affairs, overseeing aggregate external affairs functions, Corporate Communications and Government Relations for Nokia North America, as well as VicePresident, Corporate Strategy, Nokia Americas.

Prior to joining Nokia, Bill served from 1990 through 1997 as a United States Foreign Service Officer, with positions in the Office of the Under Secretary for Business Affairs, the Office of Multilateral Trade, and the U.S. diplomatic mission to the Republic of Ecuador. Before joining the State Department, Bill worked as a financial services executive.

Bill’s past and present board or Principal corporate representative memberships include the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), the Finnish- American Chamber of Commerce, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the European American Business Council, and the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy. Bill is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C.

All sessions by this speaker:

Thursday, 2 March

Day 1 Morning Session

8:30 a.m. to 9:55 a.m.

Huawei Management Team Strategy

  • Channel Strategies: Leading the Future Together:
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