Nokia’s Senior Vice President and Head of Asia-Pacific and Japan John Harrington is set to join the Philippine Digital Convention (PH Digicon) 2021 as one of its esteemed panelists during one of the event’s plenary sessions.

Carrying the theme “REVOLUTION,” the PH Digicon 2021 happening October 6 to 8 will highlight industry experts and thought leaders in various industries to talk about game-changing insights that could help companies revolutionize their organizations to thrive in this ever-changing business landscape.

Mr. Harrington is one of the many sought after global technology experts and thought leaders expected to grace the said digital convention. He will join several PLDT executives and global technology thought leaders during the event’s opening plenary session where they will talk about the revolutionary technologies of the present that will pave the way for the next digital revolution.

As SVP and Head of Asia-Pacific and Japan for Nokia, Mr. Harrington manages and oversees the company’s Customer Experience organization, business and operations in the region.

He has extensive expertise in technical sales, customer relationship management, and business development across Asia, Europe, and North America. He also has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.

In his career, Mr. Harrington took charge of one of Nokia’s largest accounts and one of the most advanced communications service providers globally, AT&T, to support its 4G enhancement, IoT deployment and 5G preparation.

Likewise, he has held various international leadership roles as part of the acquisition of the Alcatel-Lucent business, which focused on the latest advancements in wireless technology.

The Nokia executive started his career with Motorola as a system engineer for GSM/CDMA deployment after completing his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering.

Now on its seventh iteration, the country’s most prestigious thought leadership event, the PH Digicon, will empower delegates as they embrace the revolutionary change and explore the possibilities of the new world of business.

The convention is poised to attract over 10,000 delegates composed of multi-national companies, global thought leaders and industry experts, C-level executives, and key decision-makers across all industries.

Nokia is a keystone sponsor of the PH Digicon 2021. Its Head of the Philippines, Carlos Reyes, will also join the event’s closing plenary session.

The registration for PH Digicon 2021 is free and open to the public. Register now at For more information on PH Digicon 2021, visit

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