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 Nokia Arena Innovation Project Manager and 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:

  • Is part of Nokia Arena's journey in creating a home for innovative digital experiences.
  • Completed Bachelor's and Master's degrees with distinctions in 3 years versus typical 5 years.
  • Helped hundreds of people in multiple different fields.
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Work Posts & News

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Work Experience

Summarized work experience.

Nokia

Nokia Arena Innovation Project Manager

Productivity & Operational Excellence Lead

Nokia

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


2019–

I started my Nokia career in 2019. Currently I am working as Nokia Arena Innovation Project Manager, and I am excited to be part of Nokia Arena's journey in creating a home for innovative digital experiences.

I am also Productivity & Operational Excellence Lead there. In that role areas range from people and cross-functional collaboration to operations, strategy and planning, metrics, and reporting.

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.


2019–2020

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

2016–2018

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 software developer, electrician, and 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.


2013–2017

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

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

Education

Summarized education.

Master of Science (Tech)

Master of Science (Technology)

Tampere University, Tampere, Finland

2020

  • 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

Certificates

Selected certificates.

Certificate

Certified SAFe® 5 Agilist

Issued by: Scaled Agile Inc

2021

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

    Link to certificate
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Certified SAFe® 5 Product Owner/Program Manager

Issued by: Scaled Agile Inc

2021

    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

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Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®)


Issued By: Scrum Alliance Inc.

2019

    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

Projects

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

Alphabet Checker

Fcorrect

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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TableManager

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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VATCalculator

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.