[edit] Biography

Peter Schneider is currently heading the global marketing team for Maemo Devices at Nokia responsible for communication to the open source community, the business ecosystem, and lead consumers.

He has over 12 years of experience in product management, product marketing, and business development functions in the telecommunications and software industry. Before his current position, he has been heading for over 2 years the strategic product marketing team of S60 software for operators in Nokia.

During his career, Peter Schneider has been responsible for various product management teams for browsing, payment, DRM, and download solutions in Nokia since October 2000. Before working at Nokia, Mr. Schneider worked as Business Development Manager for Siemens. As Business Development Manager being responsible for the business planning and product marketing in the mobile commerce competence center, Mr. Schneider initiated the development of key mobile commerce applications. He also worked as Product Manager at Siemens responsible for mobile enterprise communication solutions in the Nordic Countries for three years.

Mr. Schneider holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt, Germany and a MBA degree in General Management from the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland.