Jonne Soininen

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Country: Finland
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Jonne Soininen is the head of Software Industry Initiatives at Nokia. He was the IETF liaison to ICANN's Board from October 2013 to October 2018.[1]


Jonne served as Technical Liaison Group (TLG) liaison to the ICANN Board between 2009 and 2010. He has been an active participant with the Internet Governance Forum since its establishment. He was appointed as a non-voting technical liaison to the ICANN Board by the IETF.[1][2]


Jonne has been active in the technical community for more than 20 years. Before joining Nokia, he worked for Nokia Siemens Networks, Renesas Mobile, and Broadcom. He has supported:[1]

  • the 3rd Generation partnership project (3GPP)
  • the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), where he serves as served as co-chair of IPv6 Operations (v6ops) and the Network-based Localized Mobility Management (netlmm) Working Groups, and as a member and the chair of the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC)
  • ISOC Advisory Council, where he served as Vice-Chair
  • the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA)

In Finland, Jonne has been active in the Finnish Internet Forum (FIF) – the Internet Governance Forum in Finland and as a member of the board of the local ISOC chapter.[1]


Jonne obtained his master's in computer science from the University of Helenski, Finland, and his S.D. in Electrical Engineering from Aalto University. He participated in the Erasmus student exchange program in Germany and Spain.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Jonne Soininen: Liaison to the ICANN Board, IETF. ICANN. Retrieved January 27, 2021.
  2. IAB Appoints Jonne Soininen as Liaison to the ICANN Board. IETF. Retrieved December 15, 2015.