Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Oulu, 1994.
Manager Research and Development wireless communications Elektrobit Oy, Oulu, 1992—2006. Managing director, Chief Executive Officer Mobilecom Oy, since 2006. 1st lieutenant Signal Corps Finnish military, 1988-1989.
Member of Finnish Radio Amateur Association, Communications Society Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Rotary.
Married Tuija Helina Hautakangas, June 19, 1993. Children: Ville, Tuomas, Jenny.