me (obsolete information)


Official Data

Personal details:
Born on 14th February 1976 in Pieksämäki, Finland.
Living in Tampere, Finland.
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Military service:
Air Force (Radar Air Surveillance) 1996-1997
Rank: Corporal

1983-1984 Nuoliala Elementary School, Pirkkala.
1984-1989 Jämsänkoski Elementary School, Jämsänkoski.
1989-1992 Jämsänkoski Lower Secondary School, Jämsänkoski.
1992-1995 Jämsänkoski Upper Secondary School, Jämsänkoski.
1995-2006 Tampere University of Technology ,Tampere.

Master of Science (Computer Science)
Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland.
Major Subject: Software Engineering
Minor Subject: Computer Networks and Protocols
Additional Studies: Entrepreneurship

1996, 1997 Summer: IT Support, Valmet Automation Projects Ltd.
May 1998 - August 2000 : Researching, developing and hacking Wireless LAN and TCP/IP related technologies, applications and systems for Nokia.
February 2000- : Network support person of the student apartment house where I live.
September 2000 - February 2001: Designing Wireless LAN and TCP/IP related services, networks and systems for Jippii Group.
February 2001 - February 2002: Continuing the wireless networks related work as a R&D manager (System Architecture) in Jippii Group's daughter company Wireless Network Services Oy.
February 2002 - : Wireless network architecture related research as a research assistant in the Institute of Communications Engineering at Tampere University of Technology.
January 2003 - : One of the founders, Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of a small start-up company called Arch Red Oy.

Patent Applications:
Co-inventor in the Location Dependent Services ( EP1130933 ) patent application.

Sami Keski-Kasari, Karri Huhtanen, Jarmo Harju: Applying Radius-based Public Access Roaming in the Finnish University Network (FUNET) (PDF)

Detailed CV available here.


According to Keirsey Character Sorter Results my personality type is between INTJ (Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging) and INTP (Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Perceiving). Nowadays perhaps a more tilted to the INTJ side.


On my Interests -page I have gathered several things that interest me and if you're lucky you may find also detailed explanations about those areas as well as links to interesting pages.

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More information will be revealed on need-to-know basis. In other words you have to ask. :)