Over the weekend my Twitter timeline was awash with people wishing @NomadicJohn (formerly @JohnatNokia) well, and the hashtag #stillaroundjustnotasmuch kept appearing. The reason, John Pope, head of Nokia’s Conversations blog is semi retired.
Us here at Nokia Innovation would like to wish him all the best in his (semi) retirement. Looking through John’s history and achievements we can see he has been in a lot of positions in many well known companies and as a self confessed media addict Nokia were lucky to get such an experienced person in the roll of Director of Communications.
A look at LinkedIn shows us his various positions;
John Q. Pope’s Experience
Director, Communications Nokia
July 2010 – July 2013 (3 years 1 month)
Global role focused on social media strategy and syndication.
Director of Global Public Relations
August 2009 – March 2010 (8 months)
Senior Manager Dell Inc. August 2005 – August 2009 (4 years 1 month)
President and Chief Operating Officer
The Alliant Group
2001 – 2005 (4 years)
President GTT Communications Inc.
1994 – 2001 (7 years)
Director of Corporate Relations
CompuAdd Computer Corp.
1988 – 1993 (5 years)
IBM 1977 – 1988 (11 years)
– Director of communications (Sematech), Austin
– Manager of communications and community relations, Austin
– IBM PC media relations manager,Boca Raton, Fla.
– Manager of information and technical communications, Tucson
– Media relations and advertising staff jobs, Atlanta
John is a very humble down to earth guy, and this statement sums it up, He said of his 3 years at Nokia “Real credit belongs to the Nokia Conversations team I managed”.
So once again John, the Nokia Innovation team wishes you all the best and congratulates you on reaching this stage in your Life.
You can follow John Pope on Twitter @NomadicJohn
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