Dr. Matti Otala

Tampere University of Technology
Addr. POB 541
FIN-33101 Tampere
FINLAND
Tel. direct +358-3-3653660
Tel. office +358-3-3652724
Telefax +358-3-3652027
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Email:
matti@otala.com

Tampere private office:
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FIN-33100 Tampere
FINLAND
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Home:
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FIN-00200 Helsinki
FINLAND
Tel. +358-9-6849488
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Curriculum Vitae
STUDIES

Matti Otala was born in Oulu, Finland, on 26.12.1939. He received the Dipl.Ing. (Electronics) and Lic.Techn. (Telecommunications) degrees in 1963 and 1967, respectively, from Helsinki University of Technology and the Dr.Techn. (Electronics) degree in 1969 from University of Oulu.

He received Dr.Techn. h.c. degree from Tampere University of Technology in 1992. He is also Chartered Engineer by the Engineering Council, London.

He has conducted post-graduate studies in digital telecommunications in Ecole Nationale Superieure des Télécommunications, Paris, in 1974, on business leadership at IMEDE, Lausanne, in 1982, and on strategic corporate management at Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, in 1988.

CAREER

His career includes international positions in six countries in research, product development and industry management.


PUBLICATIONS and PATENTS (Status 01.09.1995)

He has published 320 papers on physics, electronics, telecommunications and management. He has been granted 100 patents, of which some 20 have been commercially successful. His papers and ideas have generally been considered as landmarks in modern telecommunications technology, business process re-engineering, audio engineering technology, mechatronics, innovation policy, and technology management.

LINGUISTIC ABILITIES
Language Assessment Certification by
English excellent IAESTE
French bonne ACTIM
German sehr gut ESC
Dutch Official State Interpreter CertificateState of Finland
Swedish good (partly native) State of Finland
Finnish native


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