Iisko Lappalainen is heading Montavista’s Technical Marketing and Technical Field Operations. Iisko has over 20 years of experience working in the embedded software sector. Besides MontaVista also in leading companies like Nokia, Ericsson and TietoEvry as well as some innovative Embedded Linux startups. He is tasked to making sure that MontaVista’s customers have the best fit solution available to them using MontaVista’s products and services, and that MontaVista’s product offering also reflects the needs of the market.
During his career he has worked in several application and industry areas including mobile terminals, telecommunications software and machine-to-machine communications/Internet of Things. Iisko and his team focus on evangelizing, planning and promoting innovative technologies around embedded Linux in the areas of Networking, Telecommunications, IoT, Military/Defense among others.
Iisko holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Turku, Finland and is pursuing a Ph.D in the field of embedded systems.