CTO Straight Talk - Issue 2 - 47

Extracting Value From Diversity
It's one thing to recognize the value of a diverse workforce, it's another to
realize that value - in the form of new product ideas and best practices.
POSITION
Vice President and General Manager
2G/3G Wireless Product Division

COMPANY
Alcatel-Lucent

WORKS FROM
Ottawa, Canada

Nutan Behki
nutan.behki@alcatel-lucent.com

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Nutan Behki's 25-year career has taken her from one networking vendor
to another - Nortel Networks, Newbridge Networks, Vienna Systems,
and back to Newbridge, subsequently acquired by Alcatel, which in turn
merged with Lucent. She worked in R&D for the first 15 years or so at
the global telecommunications and networking equipment company, and
then shifted into a deployment role, doing product rollouts, pre-sales,
program management, and product line ownership. About two years ago
she took on responsibility for the 2G/3G business unit.

EDUCATION
Bachelors in engineering from Waterloo University; masters in electrical
engineering from Queens University.

PERSONAL PASSION
Traveling, hiking, camping - outdoorsy stuff - as well as the arts (I don't
do it, but I appreciate it) and cooking (even took weekend classes at Le
Cordon Bleu when working in Paris).

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