Mikko will address issues such retrofitting APIs with XRoad features enables for efficient joining of production services to X-Road. OSS tools for robust retrofits are discussed.
Dr. Sc. Tech. Mikko Pitkänen has worked with distributed systems and OSS for over a decade, he remains hands-on and eager to delve into details.
PR and software professional with solid hands on experience in open source software since 2003, nowadays, a capable mix of IPR professional and a practical devops guy with strategic thinking mindset.
I am driven to increasingly carry project management responsibilities where I find interesting challenges, but always pursue to maintain hands-on attitude with technical challenges.
I have long research background on distributed systems ranging from routing in fixed land line networks to building services for challenging mobile networks (DTN) characterized by human social behavior.
I have vast experience on speaking to multicultural audience and working with people from various cultural backgrounds as well as teaching and interacting with international folks.
Specialties: Agile sofware development, open source both in strategic and practical levels, IPR and licencing models, mobile communications, network services, Internet architecture, scientific method, analytical skills, technology conceptualization, training and teaching