Speakers

Marc Vancoppenolle

Marc Vancoppenolle

VP Government Affairs EU & Europe, Nokia

Marc Vancoppenolle is leading the Policy and Government Affairs EU & Europe function at Nokia. He and his team are working with institutions and stakeholders to create a favorable political and regulatory environment fostering broadband investments and cross sectoral digitalization at large. Marc has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunication industry. He joined Alcatel in 1991, and then Alcatel-Lucent, where he took various international and worldwide Technical, Commercial, Marketing, Communication and Government Affairs leadership roles based in Belgium and in France. Marc is a Belgian and French national. He holds a Master of Science, with a specialization in Telecommunication from the University of Leuven complemented with marketing studies from the University of Antwerp. He is advisor to FITCE Belgium (Forum for ICT & Media professionals) and Associate to Nokia’s CEO at the ERT (European Round Table for Industry). He has been Vice-Chair of the BUSINESSEUROPE Digital Economy Taskforce and a member of the board of DIGITALEUROPE as well as of the board of IICB (Innovation & Incubation Center Brussels).