Sami is head of Lexia’s ICT and outsourcing practice. His other areas of expertise include IP, Privacy and Media.
Sami has a proven track record in advising clients and negotiating complex commercial transactions involving technology and intellectual property rights. He has supported strategic and global IT projects within various industries and jurisdictions, including large-scale IT infrastructure and application development and maintenance outsourcing, business process outsourcing, cloud computing, IT system deliveries as well as data security and privacy related matters. Sami advises clients on all phases of their transactions, from strategy development and bid preparation through final contract negotiations and implementation.
Prior to joining Lexia, Sami worked as Legal Director heading the global legal support for Nokia Information Capability Management and Indirect Sourcing functions. During his 8 years at Nokia he also gained a keen understanding of business management of global IT and sourcing operations through membership in the leadership teams of the functions under his support. Before joining Nokia, Sami worked for several years within the Technology & IP group of law firm Hannes Snellman.
His spare time Sami prefers to spend among family and friends. Sami also enjoys fishing, skiing and occasional renovation projects and improving his barbequing skills.