Sales and Business Development Director
Mikko Hietanen joined BAE Systems plc in 2014 as Managing Director, Commercial Cyber Sales to lead the group’s expansion into commercial cyber security. He has been the Sales and Business Development Director for Applied Intelligence from January 2015.
Mikko has a long career in IT sales with a majority of his focus having been in the telecommunications industry.
From 2010 – 2014 he worked at Nokia Networks holding the positions of Global Head of OSS Sales and Head of Sales for Core networks and software for Europe and Latin America. He joined Nokia in 2010 from SAP where he had been the Head of Sales for SAP’s Consumer and Pharmaceutical Industries in EMEA.
Prior to this, Mikko had worked as the CEO of Agillic, a leading Software-as-a-Service vendor for customer analytics and interactive marketing.
Between 1999 and 2006 Mikko worked at Siebel Systems and Oracle Corporation, lastly as VP EMEA for Siebel Communications, Media and Energy.
Mikko started his career at Accenture in his native Finland, where he worked as a Management Consultant and Project Manager for five years in telecoms industry projects in Finland and in Italy.