Airbus Defence and Space
Tapio Mäkinen earned his Master of Science degree in 1988 from Helsinki University of Technology. He holds an extensive background in IT software and the telecommunications industry.
He has held various positions within Softline Technology, Nokia and EADS. His responsibilities have included managing and leading R&D projects, standardisation of wireless application protocols, sales collaboration with partners, product management, business development, innovation management, brand management, and a wide range of sales and marketing activities. He is chairman of the Finnish Command & Control Association and has worked intensively for mission-critical communication solutions with TETRA, TETRAPOL, P25 and LTE users and industry partners during last 15 years.
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group, formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military.
Tuesday, 1 December 1.30pm-5.15pm – Workshop 5: Evoluntionary paths from 2G PMR to critical LTE