Ilkka has previously worked for flexible electronics manufacturers such as Intune Circuits (RFID antennas and flexible circuits) and Enfucell (flexible batteries). Ilkka has a long experience taking products from lab to fab, ramping up and developing processes for the use of electronics manufacturing as well as production of printed electronics. Ilkka joined Canatu in 2009 and has since been leading the development of deposition technologies and sensor products, and lately the whole R&D function. Ilkka has a MSc in printing and converting technologies from the Tampere University of Technology in Finland. CTO of the Year 2019 in Finland.