Seppo Haataja

Seppo Haataja

Director - Business Environment & Director, City of Tampere and Agile Smart City

Mr. Seppo Haataja (Director, Business Environment; MSc, Biomedical Engineering) is working for City of Tampere and heading, since 2012, “Open Tampere” the economic development program. He is also a Director of Brussels secretariat for the  Open & Agile Smart City (OASC) initiative.  He worked earlier on for Nokia Mobile Phones (NMP) 17 years in senior manager R&D roles in various business units. He has established and managed various R&D organizations for Nokia Group and EU-level framework program consortium (WLAN development project). Before Nokia, he worked 13 years successful career in various research positions in Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT).

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