11/2/2010 4:33:00 PM
Nokia online sales chief joins mobile marketing firm
Nokia’s head of global online sales, Dirk Williamson, has left the manufacturer to join mobile marketing firm Upstream.
Williamson has worked at Nokia for 16 years across a number of roles and in a number of countries.
The vast majority of his experience has been with Nokia in North America, where he held the position of VP of North America sales with responsibility for operator sales in the US and Canada
At Upstream he will report directly to Upstream CEO & Co-Founder Alexios Vratskides.
Vratskides said: ‘Dirk’s tremendous track record in sales leadership, which contributed to Nokia’s success story in North America, is a perfect fit for Upstream as we make our mark as drivers of growth and innovation in the global mobile marketing space. His experience of working with leading mobile operators, in tandem with his strong e-commerce acumen, will be an asset in delivering outstanding results for Upstream and our clients.’
Upstream provides mobile marketing solutions to advertisers looking to target mobile consumers.