Mr. Reijo Mitro Savola was born in Oulu, Finland, 1969. He received the degree of M.Sc. in electrical engineering (with honours) from the University of Oulu, Finland, 1992, and the degree Licentiate of Technology in computer science from the Tampere University of Technology, 1995. He is currently working as a Senior Research Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in Oulu, Finland. He has experience in information and network security, software engineering, telecommunications, multi-technology engineering research topics and in digital processing algorithm design. He has 7 years of industrial experience in the telecommunication sector, having worked as a digital signal processing consultant for Elektrobit Group Plc. in Oulu, Finland and in Redmond, Washington, United States.