Kimmo Koski

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Mr Kimmo Koski

Professional title: 
CEO/Managing Director/Chief Executive
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Science
Organization name: 
CSC - IT Center for Science Ltd.
Organization type: 
Government/Public Services
City: 
Espoo
Country: 
Finland

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Dr. Kimmo Koski Managing Director, CSC - the Finnish IT Center for Science Kimmo Koski started in his current position as Managing Director of the Finnish IT center for science, CSC, in August 2004. Prior to his present position, Koski spent 4.5 years in Nokia Research Center and Nokia Technology Platform. Earlier work experience includes 10 years at CSC in various positions and a one-year visiting period in CERN in Switzerland. Koski received his doctorate from Helsinki University of Technology in January 1996. His dissertation was on Metacomputing Technology. During the recent years Koski has been active in building European HPC and data infrastructure through chair and vice-chair positions in major EU initiatives, such as PRACE (supercomputing) and EUDAT (data infrastructures). He has also actively participated in data center development including the establishment of the eco-efficient CSC datacenter located in a former paper-mill in Kajaani, Finland. In addition to several European positions, Koski has also been active in building the Nordic collaboration including steering group position in Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration (NeIC).





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