Markus Mettälä is a Senior Adviser at Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom. He is involved in different research and development projects of new technologies, especially 5G and its use in various sectors, such as transport, cities, and industry. The work includes supporting trials and innovation and bridging the needs of different verticals, and the development work in spectrum management and regulation.
He also coordinates the development and foresight team that looks into new technologies and future phenomenon and their impact on the digital society. From 2016 to 2017, he worked as a Head of Fixed Radio Communication Networks unit at Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (today Traficom).
He received M.Sc.EE from Tampere University of Technology, Finland, in 2009.