Resume, Short curriculum vitae

Seppo Nissilä

  • MSc in Electronics, University of Oulu, Finland, 1987
  • Doctor of Technology, Optoelectronics, University of Oulu, Finland, 1995
  • Executive Master of Business Administration, eMBA, Helsinki University of Technology, 2010

Working history:

  • University of Oulu, Department of Electrical engineering 1986-1997
    • Researcher, Acting professor in Optoelectronics and Measurement technologies
  • Polar Electro Oy (a global and leading Heart Rate Monitor company) , Finland, 1997-2004
    • Director, Technical and physiological research, IC design; IPR manager
  • Nokia Oyj (a global mobile phone company), Finland, 2004-2012
    • Director, Sensor and Input device technologies
  • SilverBlip Ltd (sensor technology and IP consulting), Finland, Sept 2012 –
    • CEO, Senior consultant


  • Electronics, Measurement techniques, IC design, Sensors, User interfaces
  • Physical principles, Definitions, Specifications, Components, Performances, Design, Manufacturing and Testing
  • Sport, Wellness and Medical Applications and Technologies
  • Consumer and Industrial Applications, especially Mobile Technologies and Devices
  • Patents, other IP and Licensing, Due Diligence, Litigation Processes
  • Supplier Relationship Co-operation and Management
  • Business and Technology Management in global, multicultural and cross functional environments
  • Initiating, and Managing Co-operation with Internal and External Partners, R&D houses and Research Institutes and Universities