Master of Science from Helsinki University of Technology where he majored in telecommunications and minored in international marketing and business strategy.
During his career he has been based in Espoo Finland, California Silicon Valley, Munich Germany, Shanghai China and Istanbul Turkey.
- CSSO, ADVA Optical Networking 2015-2017
- CCO and EVP Sales, Coriant 2013-2015
- Head of Customer Sales Support, Optical Networks, Nokia Siemens Networks, 2012 – 2013
- Head of Transport Sales, Nokia Siemens Networks 2010 –2012
- Head of Optics Sales, Nokia Siemens Networks, 2010 –2010
- Head of BL, Nokia Siemens Networks, 2007 –2009
- VP, Nokia , 1997 – 2007
- VP Sales Finnet International 1995-1997
- Product manager Elisa (former Helsinki Telephone Company) 1993-1995
Married, 5 adult children.