Updated: January 28th, 2013
Name: Tapio Levä
Mobile: +358 50 571 0073
Date of Birth: March 25th, 1983
Place of Birth: Helsinki, Finland
My mission is to become an ICT professional with strong technical, analytical and leadership skills. I am heading for achieving this goal by improving my knowledge in postgraduate studies at the Aalto University in the field of techno-economic research on Future Internet.
2009 – Aalto University, Department of Communications and Networking
Doctoral student, Network Economics research group, 60/60 ECTS done, average grade 4,48.
2009 – Aalto University, School of Economics (HSE)
Student for BSc in Economics, 65/180 ECTS done, average grade 4,13.
Major: Business Technology, Minor: Management
2002 – 2009 Helsinki University of Technology (TKK)
Master of Science (Tech.), Degree programme in Communications Engineering, average grade 4,07. Major: Networking Technology, Minors: Telecommunications Management; Interactive Digital Media. Master’s Thesis title: Scenario Analysis on Future Internet, grade 5.
2006 -2007 Technische Universität München (TUM)
Exchange student. Studies of Computer Science, Communications Engineering and German language
1999 – 2002 Mäkelänrinne Senior High School
Matriculation examination, average grade: Laudatur.
2008/06 – Aalto University, Department of Communications and Networking
Doctoral student. Techno-economic research in the field of Future Internet.
2006/05 – 09 Nokia, Technology Platforms
Seasonal trainee. I was part of the performance testing team and participated in daily testing activities with Nokia S60 products. During the summer I also evaluated automation tools for performance testing.
2004 – 2006 Department store Stockmann Helsinki, department of mobile phones and cameras
Shop assistant. My area of responsibility was Nokia products.
2002 – 2008 Suutarila Comprehensive School Upper Stage
Substitute teacher. E.g. Math, IT, German and English
German (very good)
Local scouting group Töölön Siniset
Treasurer 2006-2008, chairman of the board 2004-2005, board member 2000-2003, 2009. As the leader of our local group (70 members) I developed my skills in leading an organization. I have also led various projects, e.g. summer camps, hikes, fund-raising events, etc.
I played basketball in the junior teams of YMCA Helsinki for eight years until the age of 19. In high school I attended morning practices three times a week. Nowadays I play in a 3rd division team called HNMKY Los Pakilas Lakers. I’m also the coach and the manager of the team.
2003 – 2004 Karelia Brigade I/03 and Reserve Officer School, course 222
Rank: second lieutenant