Master of Science, Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 1988. Doctor in Technology, Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 1991.
Design engineer, Alnor Oy, Turku, Finland, 1986-1988; research engineer, Neste Oy, Porvoo, Finland, 1988-1990; process control engineer, Neste Oy, Porvoo, Finland, 1990-1993; section manager, Neste Oy, Porvoo, Finland, 1993-1994; general manager, Neste Engineering, Automation Engineering, Porvoo, Finland, since 1994. Engineering associate Neste Corporation, 1994.
Sergeant Finnish Air Force, 1987-1988. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Society Measurement and Control.
Married Arja Anneli Viljanmaa, October 18, 1986 (deceased October, 1991). Married Suvi Helena Pulkki, October 23, 1993. Children: Tuomas, Topias.