Director, 5G Radio Network Technologies
Huawei Technologies Oy (Finland)
Kari Leppänen received his MSc and PhD from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, in 1992/1995, respectively, majoring in Space Technology and Radio Engineering. After graduation he has worked in National Radio Astronomy Observatory (USA), Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), Joint Institute for VLBI in Europe (the Netherlands) and Nokia Research Center (Finland). Currently Kari leads the 5G Radio Network Technologies team at Huawei in Stockholm and Helsinki (where he is based). His research interests include ultra dense 5G networks, power saving techniques in radio systems and 5G positioning.
Justyna Redelkiewicz Musial
Head of Sector LBS and IoT
European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA)
Justyna Redelkiewicz Musial is responsible for promoting Galileo, the European Satellite Navigation System, and its use in context-aware mobile applications and in Internet of Things. After a few years of work with global chipset providers, she was behind the first Galileo-enabled smartphone launched in 2016, using the European technology for location-based services. Justyna is also in charge of the market and technology research at European GNSS Agency (GSA), managing publications of annual reports on satellite navigation use in various industries. Prior to joining the GSA, she held management positions in IT and Telecommunications industries.