Executive Director, Telecom Infra Project
Kristian Toivo is the Executive Director of Telecom Infra Project (TIP), having joined the Board of Directors in June 2022. Kristian steps into his role at TIP to build upon the company’s momentum and champion the greater adoption of open and disaggregated technologies in network infrastructure.
Kristian has amassed over thirty years of experience as a senior executive in the telecommunications industry, developing complex telecom solutions that target both developed and emerging markets. As a proven leader Kristian is passionate about ensuring he builds inclusivity and diversity into the teams that support him.
Kristian began his career at Ericsson, where he held a range of roles including Managing Director, Head of Development Unit Core Networks, Head of R&D in Finland, and Head of Customer Unit for a key customer. Later he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Zenterio, which was acquired by Oregan Networks in 2019. Most recently Kristian was a global client executive at Atos.