Giuseppe Panella

Angestellt, Program Manager, Nokia Solutions and Networks

Abschluss: Master, Politecnico di Milano

Ulm, Germany

About me

More than 20 years’ experience in Telecommunications business, I work currently as a Customer Program Manager for Nokia in Germany. Passionate and enthusiastic of all my international projects and their daily challenges, I always focus on one common goal: bringing Nokia HW/SW quality and customer happiness to the top. I began my career working on 2G radio access technology at Siemens in 2001. In Siemens and subsequently in Nokia Siemens Networks and now Nokia, I changed my roles with constant increase in responsibilities. Last but not least I´m an engineer (proud to be)


Project Management
Risk Management
Team leadership
Radio Access Network 2G / 3G / 4G / 5G


Professional experience for Giuseppe Panella

  • Current 7 years and 4 months, since Jan 2017

    Program Manager

    Nokia Solutions and Networks

    -Accountable for the forecast, approval, and coordination of about 20 parallel projects reflecting organization goals during program´s lifecycle (typically one year). -Accountable for R&D HW/SW quality deliverables for commercial availability declaration. -Covered projects distributed over the main Nokia markets (EUR/NAM/APJ/MEA/CHINA/INDIA) and scope includes: 1. New HW/SW introduction and validation in customer´s live network (5G/4G/3G/2G Nokia Radio access equipment) 2. Trials and pilots

  • 3 years and 8 months, May 2013 - Dec 2016

    Project Manager

    Nokia Solutions and Networks

    -New HW/SW validation in customer´s live network (4G/3G/2G Nokia Radio access equipment) -Around 8 project team members. -Accountable for escalation management and regular project reporting.

  • 3 years and 11 months, Jun 2009 - Apr 2013

    Senior Technical Support Engineer

    Nokia Solutions and Networks

    - Project team member for pilot/trial projects (new HW/SW introduction) - On site and remote support (4G/3G/2G Nokia Radio access) - Live network troubleshooting and KPI analysis.

  • 2 years and 11 months, Jul 2006 - May 2009

    Team Leader

    Nokia Siemens Networks

    -Coordination and supervising of 6 engineers in the identification and troubleshooting of customers radio/network issues. -Accountable for SW acceptance test manual preparation

  • 2 years and 11 months, Aug 2003 - Jun 2006

    Technical Support Engineer

    SIEMENS Information and Communication Networks

    -Team member in UMTS trials/showcases for Siemens customers WW. -Incident analysis of cases reported by customer and R&D involvement for SW correction deliveries

  • 2 years and 5 months, Mar 2001 - Jul 2003

    System Integration And Test Engineer

    SIEMENS Information and Communication Networks

    -System and Acceptance test over utran and multivendor interoperability for major Italian customer operators -Focus on call processing radio access features over 3G/2G networks.

Educational background for Giuseppe Panella

  • 7 years and 7 months, Oct 1992 - Apr 2000

    Telecommunications engineering

    Politecnico di Milano


  • Italian

    First language

  • English


  • German


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