Dr. Henry Tirri is a technology executive with deep experience in a variety of technology areas, including areas of increasing relevance to mobile such as artificial intelligence, automotive and data analytics, among others.
In May 2018, Henry Tirri joined InterDigital as Chief Technology Officer. He leads the company's technology vision and strategy, including the evolution of the company's technology road map. Working closely with other executives, Dr. Tirri partners with internal R&D efforts, external investments and corporate development in executing the company's technology vision.
Dr. Tirri was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Harman International Industries (HARMAN). Prior to HARMAN, Dr. Tirri occupied a variety of roles over more than a decade at Nokia, including Executive Vice President and Head of Technologies Business, Chief Technology Officer, and Senior Vice President and Head of the Nokia Research Center. Dr. Tirri has also served in an advisory role with multinational banking corporation BBVA and is the Chair of the Excellence Advisory Board of VTT (The Technical Research Center of Finland). Henry Tirri holds a Ph.D. in computer science from University of Helsinki, has held professorships at University of Helsinki, Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, and Aalto University, and is a Fellow of the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT).