Mikko leads Advanced Technology Group a team of highly skilled and experienced technologists in advanced technology evaluations, rapid prototyping and first time implementation and incubation of advanced solution prototypes and concepts. Mikko's team predicts and tracks technical inflection points in the area of advanced networking, distributed cloud computing, DevOps, aaS, AI/ML, extended reality, distributed digital ecosystems, decentralization etc. and define technology strategies and solutions to address those inflection points. Advanced Technology Group drives advanced technology, cloud-based as-a-Service model and digital ecosystem engagement adoption and productive use in Cloud & Network Services in Nokia. Mikko has over 22 years of experience in telecommunications software and has worked even longer than that with data, analytics and AI software solutions. During his professional journey he has gained experience through variety of roles, including in scientific research, product training, product marketing, technical sales and business development, and more recently as CTO of Intelligent Data in Comptel and Head of Product Strategy for Digital Intelligence in Nokia.