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Taneli Ruda

Head of Corporate Strategy

Taneli Ruda


Taneli Ruda is head of corporate strategy. He joined the company in January 2010 as senior vice president of Strategy for the Tax & Accounting business unit and steered its entrance into the global trade management business. Over a period of four years, Taneli led ONESOURCE Global Trade expanding the suite globally and positioning ONESOURCE as a global solution for companies operating across borders who must manage complex tax and trade issues.

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.