speaker bio

Risto Jurva

Smart Campus Project Manager, Researcher

University of Oulu, Finland

Risto Jurva received his M.SC (Tech) degree from University of Oulu, Finland, in 1993. He has 25 years of experience with radio networks covering all the main technologies from 2G to 5G.

He started his career at Nokia and has worked globally for vendors, operators, integrators and in consultation and research. During his career he has gained wide experience from field engineering to management and business development responsibilities.

Currently Mr. Jurva is working as Researcher and Project Manager at Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), University of Oulu, in Finland. He is focused on research of 5G and IoT technology and service concepts. His specific interest is 5G indoor networks such as micro operator based wireless network solutions to business verticals covering various smart environment themes.