One of the cellular industry's true pioneers, Kari-Pekka "K-P" Wilska has been a driving force in Nokia's rise to its position as the largest wireless supplier in the world. Since joining Nokia in 1973, Mr. Wilska has held numerous management and marketing positions, serving in executive posts with Nokia Inc. (President), Nokia Mobile Phones (SVP), Nokia Cellular Systems (SVP), Nokia Telecommunications, and Mobira Oy. Mr. Wilska retired from Nokia in 2005. In November 2005, Mr Wilska joined Austin Ventures as a venture partner, and as of June 1st 2009, he started as Venture Partner at BlueRun Ventures. Mr. Wilska is on the Board of Directors of Brightpoint Inc (CELL), WySpri Inc, 724 Solutions Inc, BlackSand Inc, Mavenir Systems Inc, and Fusion One Inc. He has served as a Board of Director of Spectra Site Inc (AMT) , Agere (LSI) and Zarlink Inc (ZL). Mr. Wilska serves as well on the Boards Dallas Opera and Fort Worth Opera.