I hold Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology.
After finishing my studies I started my work career at Alcatel Finland as Design Engineer.
in years 1986-1987 I worked at Alcatel Austria in Vienna as Software Engineer.
In 1989 I was employed by Martis Oy, a privately held Finnish telecom equipment maker.
Martis Oy was acquired in 1993 by Tellabs Inc, and I became the employee of Tellabs.
At Tellabs I have worked as Chief Designer in various large international software development programs.
In these programs I have participated in organizing numerous technical demonstrations and work-shops to potential customers all aroud the world. Very often these potential customers became long-term customers for Tellabs.
In product development programs I have worked in close
cooperation with, for example, many Systems Engineers of Tellabs
Product House in Tellabs Santa Clara, California, U.S.