Taneli Ruda is senior vice president and managing director of the Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Global Trade segment. This business provides workflow software solutions for companies to automate their global trade functions. Taneli is the general manager of the business unit and responsible for its operations globally. He joined the company in January 2010 as senior vice president of Strategy for the Tax & Accounting business unit.
Prior to this appointment, Taneli was vice president of Strategy Development for Nokia where he was responsible for the mobile communication company’s strategy initiatives, including product and service expansion and major strategic alliances, as well as managing Nokia’s technology strategy forum. Before that, he was a Manager for The Boston Consulting Group, a global business strategy consulting firm. Taneli has also served in engineering roles at two technology start-up businesses.
Taneli holds a doctorate in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science in Computer Science, both from the Helsinki University of Technology.