President & CEO, VTT and President, EARTO

Dr. Antti Vasara is the President & CEO of Technical Research Center of Finland VTT Ltd since 2015 and EARTO President since March 2019. Mr Vasara is a Member of the Board of Directors at Elisa Oyj (the largest telecommunications operator in Finland) and Jane and Aatos Erkko. He is a member of the European Commission’s High-Level Group Industrial Forum since January 2021 and of the Finnish Research and Innovation Council since 2016. Prior to joining VTT, he has been at Nokia, Tieto, SmartTrust and McKinsey & Company. Earlier in his career, Mr Vasara was a researcher in the field of optical communications with 20+ peer reviewed articles and one international patent. Dr. Vasara holds a Doctor of Science (Technology) degree from Aalto University in Finland.