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30 May - 1 June 2022
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, UAE

Timo Jokiaho
Chief Technologist - Telecom, Media & Entertainment / EMEA at Red Hat


As Chief Technologist for Red Hat’s TME EMEA, Mr. Jokiaho works with network equipment providers, system integrators, independent software vendors and communications service providers to further open network function virtualization (NFV) and telco cloud initiatives with containers. His work encompasses enhancements to networking performance, real time characteristics, availability and strategic use cases like virtualized / containerized radio access networks (vRAN).

Before joining Red Hat, Mr. Jokiaho led Huawei Technologies’ software planning function, focusing on base platform domain (operating systems, virtualization, and telco cloud availability and performance) and terminal software platforms (e.g. Android). Prior to that, Mr. Jokiaho led Samsung device software R&D in Finland, and multiple aspects of business and network element platform development at Nokia. Outside of the telecommunications industry, Mr. Jokiaho has developed equipment and software for the security and maritime navigation industries.

Mr. Jokiaho holds Master’s degree in computer science from Helsinki University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion | Managing the network - challenges for Open RAN