Matti Pylkkanen, Founder, MSc, PMP
Matti was born in Helsinki, Finland. He received his MSc in electrical engineering/telecommunications from Helsinki University of Technology.
He has 25+ years of experience in global technology business, leading teams, services, and technology programs.
Prior to founding Pylkkanen Consulting he was the Head of Payments of the Nokia App Store business team. He led the expansion of the store payments to 200+ markets with credit card billing and with 160+ mobile operators for operator billing. As the App Store generated millions of transactions per day, big data analytics was a crucial element of the Store decision-making. He transitioned to Microsoft as part of the Nokia Devices and Services business acquisition.
Previously he was a director of Connectivity Services at Nokia, leading the company's internal IP Connectivity, Voice Service and Mobility services as the company expanded globally.
Before working at Nokia, Matti led the network team for a Finnish computing service company, which later became part of CGI.
His experience with IP networking, Internet, Mobile services and big data analytics gives him a good background to understand how to help companies make the transition to the Digital Enterprise and leverage the Internet of Things in their businesses. Matti knows how to harness technology to support and drive commercial goals in a complex global environment.
He moved to the United States in 1997 and has lived in the Boston area with his family since 2004.
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