Spotlight Interview with Jaime Laguna Ramirez, Global Practice Segment Leader Oil & Gas and Mining at Nokia

Jaime Laguna is the Global Practice Segment Leader for Oil & Gas and Mining in Nokia. He has been working for Nokia 19 years, most of them dedicated into the Energy Segment. Before coming to the US, as Global Oil & Gas and Mining resource, he was Business Development Manager for South East Asia and later Asia Pacific region in the Energy segment, supporting Mining and Oil & Gas markets. Originally from Mexico, back in 2001, he was the Key Account Manager for Strategic Industries division, working directly with local and international EPC’s and Mexico’s Oil State Company.

Main activities and projects are related to the development of Wireless Technologies, Telecom Packages for open pit and underground mines, offshore platforms, refineries and LNG Plants were Mission Critical Networks are required looking also into the development and interoperability of applications.

Jaime has a bachelor’s degree in Science in Electronic and Communications Engineering, with a Post Grade in Finance.

  1. What do you hope attendees will gain at your webinar?

A-JLR: Attendees will get a clear message about how LTE technology has become a prevalent wireless technology that enable multiple services at the operation of the mine being AHS a critical service that has been validated and is providing significant advantages compared to other technologies and the natural evolution into 5G that will look into future proof deployments.

  1. What discussions do you look forward to having with the attendees?

A-JLR: Solve doubts about how a mature wireless technology like LTE can be deployed and bring broadband mobility to increase safety and productivity by connecting staff and assets.

  1. What do you enjoy most about your role?

A-JLR: Being able to be in front of mining professionals and discuss about their strategic initiatives and adaptation strategies to use technology that can help their operations and increase safety.

  1. How did you get into the industry?

A-JLR: Since the year 2000, I have been working in telecommunications applied for natural resources companies (oil & gas) to support mission critical control networks, starting 2013 the mining activity started to get momentum due to digitalization initiatives and by the proliferation of wireless networks for critical services.

  1. Where is your favourite place in the world and why?

A-JLR: I love to be in the outdoors with my family, nature is a wonderful place to have fun and also to learn about simple things but very important. My daughters have a fascination for rocks, maybe they have some mining genes.

Join Jaime Laguna Ramirez on a webinar entitled Making Autonomous Haulage Systems a reality by Nokia on 23rd June at 4PM London/11AM New York.

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