Sami Makelainen

Telstra, Technology Insights Manager, CTO
Sami Makelainen has been involved in building the online and mobile worlds since mid-1990s. Having participated in design and development of one of the first full-service online banking platforms, Sami spent a number of years hands-on with various aspects of the mobile business, from developing mobile payment solutions in North America to defining network systems architectures for Nokia in Finland. Since 2009, Sami has been at Telstra Corporation in Australia, currently in charge of technology foresight at the Chief Technology Office. Sami holds an MSc degree in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki and lives with his family in Melbourne, Australia.

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