Lauri Alho

Set targets high –and reach them.


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Who is Lauri Alho?

Lauri is a forward-looking tech enthusiast who is currently working as Productivity & Operational Excellence Lead at Nokia. Lauri has a Master of Science (Technology) in IT.

Lauri is a proactive team player whose greatest passion is helping and sharing his knowledge with others.

Some Lauri's accomplishments from the last years:

  • Has a role in leading productivity and operational improvements at Nokia
  • Completed Bachelor's and Master's degrees with distinctions in 3 years versus typical 5 years.
  • Worked for a longer time in 5 different companies.
  • Helped hundreds of people in multiple fields.

Work Experience

Summarized work experience.


Productivity & Operational Excellence Lead


Also have had various other roles, including Product Owner, Change Manager, Scrum Master and Software Developer.


I started my Nokia career in 2019, and currently I am Productivity & Operational Excellence Lead there. My responsibility is to ensure our unit can create value for our customers as smoothly and productivily as possible. I also have the Change Manager role in my unit.

I proactively develop my organization to be better prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. I first listen to the others and then lead by showing an example.
Tampere University

Research Assistant

Tampere University

Machine Learning and robotics related research.


I worked in a team that did machine learning and robotics related research.
Ähtärin Energia ja Vesi Oy

Various Roles

Ähtärin Energia ja Vesi Oy

Various roles including Software Developer, Electrician, Automation System Designer.


I worked in a company that was responsible for distributing water, producing district heating, and handling wastewater for the city of Ähtäri.

• Had various roles, including a software developer, an electrician, and an automation system designer.

• Was part of multiple projects that were related to industrial automation and maintenance, telecommunication, and software development fields.
Veikon Kone

Various Roles

Ähtärin Konevisio Oy

Various roles including IT-supporter, Electrician, Customer Service Assistant.


I worked in various roles in Veikon Kone home appliance firm, including an IT-supporter, a customer service person, and an electrician.

• Main duties contained diagnosing, advising, and solving different IT problems and taking the sole responsibility of delivering working solutions for customers.


Summarized education.

Master of Science (Tech)

Master of Science (Technology)

Tampere University, Tampere, Finland


  • Master’s thesis was published in IEEE WCNC Conference
  • Completed in 1 year with distinction. GPA: 4/5, Master's thesis: 5/5.
  • Major in Machine Learning, minor in Industrial Management.
Bachelor of Science (Tech)

Bachelor of Science (Technology)

Tampere University, Tampere, Finland


Electrician and Automation Vocational Degree, Electrician

Electrical and Automation Vocational Degree, Electrician

Koulutuskeskus Sedu, Ähtäri, Koulutie

Matriculation Examination

Matriculation Examination

Ähtäri Upper Secondary School


Selected certificates.


Certified SAFe® 5 Agilist

Issued by: Scaled Agile Inc


    A Certified SAFe® 5 Agilist (SA) is a SAFe enterprise leadership professional who is part of a Lean-Agile transformation.

    Link to certificate

Certified SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Program Manager

Issued by: Scaled Agile Inc


    A Certified SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) is a SAFe professional who works with customers and development organizations to identify and write requirements.

    Link to certificate


Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®)

Issued By: Scrum Alliance Inc.


    The CSM certificant: Adheres to Scrum as it is defined in the Scrum Guide; Facilitates Scrum events and maintains Scrum artifacts; Works to remove team and organizational impediments.

    Link to certificate


This section presents a couple of my hobby projects, that I have done in my freetime during the years.

Alphabet Checker


A format corrector for texts that contain Scandic letters å, ä, and ö. Fcorrect ensures these letters are correctly shown across all devices and fonts. JS.

Time Manager

Outlook TimeManager

Microsoft Office Outlook add-on for showing mail insights with mail specific reading time. C# & VSTO.

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Project Portfolio Manager

Managing Bachelor and Master's degrees. Planning ahead, Excel and continuous improvement.

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Gym Helper

Create training statistics automatically from heart beat (BPM). Polar M600, Excel, ML.

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Table manager for flea markets. C# and XML.

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Poker Chip Calculator

Made from scratch, with Arduino and C++.

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Made from scratch. Firstly made in Visual C++, afterwards converted to C#.

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Rotary Pump Control Station

Made from scratch with Arduino.

Click here to see more details about the projects.