President & CEO, VTT and President, EARTO

Dr. Antti Vasara is the President & CEO of Technical Research Center of Finland VTT Ltd since 2015. Mr Vasara is a non-executive director of Elisa Oyj (largest telecommunications operator in Finland) and Nexeon Ltd (privately held battery technology company in UK). He is currently member on the Finnish Research and Innovation Council in addition to being the President of EARTO. Mr Vasara is on the governing board of the Joint Research Center of European Commission (JRC). 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.