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Lorenzo Minelli Head of Network Analytics, Network Cognitive Services at Nokia


  • Born in 1969 in Bologna, Italy. Married, 3 children
  • Graduated in Electronics from Bologna University, Italy
  • More than 20 years of experience in Telecommunication

After 3 years post-graduated research activity on millimeter waves communication, Lorenzo joined Italtel in 1997 as head of Radio Network Design for Chinese projects.

In 2000 moved to Siemens Mobile Communication to work as Head of Network Design for Hutchinson 3G network deployment, the first 3g commercial network worldwide. After 4 years Lorenzo assumed the responsibility of Siemens Mobile Service Agency, a network planning & optimization center of expertise supporting Siemens projects worldwide.

Joined Nokia Siemens Networks in 2007 as head of Network Planning and Optimization for West & South Europe Region with full responsibility for sales and delivery in the whole region.

In 2012 moved to Global NPO business line as head of Radio Access planning and optimization, designing planning and optimization services for the worldwide market. During 2014 Lorenzo assumed the responsibility on End User Experience and Optimization unit developing services awarded by several prizes from global analyst firms and driving Nokia NPO to leadership position (according to leading analyst firms reports). Lorenzo has several papers and patents.

From 2016 onward Lorenzo took the responsibility of Advanced Solutions and Innovation within NPO business line and from August this year leading the Network Planning & Optimization Analytics business line.

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