Hannu H. Kari

Professor Kari received his Doctor of Science (in Technology) degree in 1997 in Computer Science from Helsinki University of Technology. He has been qualified for a professor positions twice at Helsinki University of Technology and once at Helsinki University. In addition, he holds two titles of Docent on the areas of “Networking technology” and “Wireless Internet” at Aalto University, in Finland. Kari has been working as a professor and a research director at National Defence University (NDU), Finland since 2007. Before that he worked as a professor, head of laboratory and director of research institute at Helsinki University of Technology (HUT) over nine years. He also has various experiences in companies, such as Nokia. His areas of expertise are strategic leadership, cyber security and technology, innovation process and protecting intellectual property rights (he is an inventor in 30+ patents), academic and scientific quality control and management.