Pekka Ahtonen has two decades of experience in executing mission critical projects in Data Science, Medical, Space and Financial Technology. With an established track record in project management, he has led product and software development teams, and has expert knowledge on scrum, Kanban and agile project management practices. As an experienced software developer, Pekka has developed software for weather forecasting services, the health industry, and automation.

Recent highlights from Pekka’s professional achievements include developing sensor data analysis tools to monitor the operational performance of electric-hydraulic control systems for Team Japan, a professional yacht racing group sponsored by Softbank Team Japan for the America’s Cup. He also developed new sensor data acquisition and fusion related features to the yacht’s onboard embedded software. Pekka is passionate about using data to enhance the performance of professional yacht racing.

At DAIN Studios Pekka works with multisensor data analysis and data pipeline building in Docker/Kubernetes/OpenShift environment.

Pekka holds a Masters of Science from the Department of Computer Science at Aalto University School of Engineering (formerly Helsinki University of Technology) and was a research associate in the Laboratory of Space Science at Aalto University School of Science and Technology. He recently completed the Udacity Deep Learning Nano Degree, which focused on machine learning.

Pekka Ahtonen

Pekka Ahtonen

Senior Data Scientist
Studio Helsinki

Pekka Ahtonen

Senior Data Scientist
DAIN Studio Helsinki

If you could solve one problem using data and ML, what would it be?

"Obliterate powerty and inequality in the world!"