Head of Public Sector APAC,
Barbara Noonan is Head of Public Sector for Asia Pacific and Japan at Nokia. Her extensive global career has successfully driven sustainable business value across the government sector, safe smart cities, smart grids, cleantech, telecommunications and software in Asia Pacific, Europe and America.
Barbara has held several senior business development and sales regional positions with Nokia. She currently leads the Public Sector business in the Asia Pacific & Japan region and has won significant public safety broadband projects and collaborated with the Finnish Government on innovative safe smart cites programs to drive adoption of critical communications infrastructure.
Prior to Nokia, Barbara was the Chief Marketing Officer for the new e-logistics business of Hutchison Whampoa in Hong Kong and Head of Marketing in Amsterdam for Rational Software. Her early career in Telstra included product and market management of the international voice business and Head of the Marketing Communications Department for the International Business Unit.
Based in Singapore, Barbara has an Executive MBA from The National University of Singapore, Master of Commerce from University of New South Wales Australia and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Australia.