Ari Jaaksi is senior vice president and general manager, mobile engineering and operations. In this role, Jaaksi is focused on the alignment of McAfee’s mobile go-to-market strategies and developing and delivering mobile security products for the company’s consumer and enterprise users.
Prior to McAfee, Jaaksi held the position of senior vice president of HP’s WebOS Software and Services. In this role, Jaaksi was responsible for the software product management, user experience, client and cloud software development, and 24/7 operation related to the WebOS phones and tablets. Prior to HP, Jaaksi worked at Nokia for 12 years in a range of senior positions. In his last job at Nokia, he led the team responsible for software, hardware, user experience and developer activities for Nokia’s high-end mobile phones.
Jaaksi holds a Ph.D. from Tampere University of Technology in Finland, where he also served as a professor of computer science. Jaaksi is based in Santa Clara, California.