Sasa Nijemcevic is Vice President and General Manager of the IP Network Automation software unit at Nokia. In this role, he drives strategy and execution for a portfolio of cloud-native applications, SDN and 5G slicing controllers, automation and orchestration platforms, network assurance and analytics. Sasa’s passion is building great software products. He started early writing computer games as a kid and continued into adulthood building network management and control applications. Whether it’s AI/ML or network automation, Sasa cares about the application of new technologies in solving real problems in the industry.