Keynote Speaker Annoncement:
DR. HENRY TIRRI
Research Fellow and Head of System Research Centers, Nokia Research
Dr. Henry Tirri is Research Fellow and Head of System Research Centers (SRC), Nokia Research Center, Nokia’s corporate research unit. Interacting closely with all Nokia business groups, Nokia Research Center is responsible for the strategic and long-term research in Nokia. Henry is responsible for the research at the Systems Research Centers which strive for disruptive systems research with open innovation collaboration globally. SRCs thrive to enable new business opportunities for Nokia by extending the traditional Nokia realm of research, with strong relations to and a strong presence in world leading innovation ecosystems.
Henry joined Nokia in 2004 as Research Fellow at Software and Applications Laboratory. He holds Ph.D. in Computer Science from Unioversity of Helsinki, Finland. He is also a Professor of Computer Science at the Univeristy of Helsinki and an Adjunct Professor of Computational Engineering at the Helsinki University of Technology. His interests lie in various subfields of Artificial Intelligence, information theory, search technologies and wireless sensor networks.
Henry has extensive experience in running both research activities in the fields of intelligent systems and networking. Before joining Nokia he was the Head of Graduate School at University of Helsinki, Head of Intelligent Systems Laboratory and was leading a large world-class research group in probabilistic modeling. He has held various positions of Research Scientist at MCC, MTS at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Visiting Associate Professor at Purdue University, Visiting Sicentist at NASA AMES, Visiting Professor at Stanford University and UC Berkeley, and Vice President of Scientific Operations and Co-Founder of Ekahau.
Henry is the author and co-author of more than 170 academic papers in various fields of Computer Science, Social Sciences and Statistics. He has five patents.