Jitin Bhandari is CTO and Vice President of Cloud and Network Services (CNS) portfolio at Nokia. CNS portfolio includes products & solutions across domain of core networks, autonomous operations, AI & analytics & insights, security, private wireless and associated solutions for service provider & enterprise markets enabling 5G and beyond services for mobile, fixed and cable networks. Jitin leads technology strategy, disruptive technology innovation for mid & long-term horizon accelerating transformation of networks, operations, AI/GenAI analytics behind Cloud & AI momentum. Jitin has 20+ years of experience in software/IT/telecom industry and is based out of Austin, TX. With extensive knowledge of IP transformations of networks into software and cloud for worldwide markets, Jitin is known as a communications visionary with end-to-end expertise of networks, operations and services with a unique ability of big picture strategic focus and proven ability to deep dive and execute.