In this compelling memoir, Nokia’s legendary CEO Jorma Ollila presents a riveting story of the company that created the global mobile revolution. CEO from 1992 to 2006, Ollila led Nokia from near catastrophe to become the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturer.
Readers will follow Ollila’s personal and professional journey, learning about the fine line between stratospheric success and disastrous failure. His stories are filled with lessons about the nature of leadership, the importance of shared values, and the need for strategic thinking.
Ollila offers a clear picture of life as a CEO, with many insights into how business is conducted at the highest levels. He offers poignant and illuminating stories of hair-raising risks and huge successes, but also of poor judgment and bad decision-making.
Against All Odds, translated into English for the first time, includes a new Epilogue to bring the reader up-to-date on Ollila’s thoughts about more recent events regarding the company.