Personal Information

  • Name: Joonas Haapala
  • Email: joonas[removeme]
  • Date of Birth: 30th December, 1990


2011-2017: Aalto University

Work History

ZenRobotics Oy August 2020 ->

  • Software generalist / Product owner in the Fast picker software team

VimAI Oy December 2019 -> June 2020

  • VimAI specializes in AR-based indoor positioning services
  • Developed a point cloud based indoor positioning system in C++

NVIDIA Helsinki Oy May 2016 -> December 2019

  • Title: Senior Deep Learning Research Engineer
  • Worked in the global team behind the object perception module of the NVIDIA self driving car platform.
    • The main responsibilities were developing the object detection software stack and bringing the algorithms from the lab to production.
    • Ownership and design of the real time object detector pipeline

KONE Corporation June 2015 - August 2015

  • Software Developer in the People Flow Planning team

Aalto University Systems Analysis Laboratory May 2014 - December 2014

  • Research assistant in a graph optimization project

Rovio Entertainment Ltd. May 2012 - August 2013

  • Multi-platform game development in C++ and Lua. Published Angry Birds Friends for iOS and Android in May 2013

Finnish Defence Forces July 2010 - July 2011

Linkotec Oy June 2008 - June 2010

  • JavaScript programming, website and server administration. Social Media integration, Web browser plug-in & native extension development.

Tecnomen Lifetree Oyj June 2006 - July 2006

  • Designing and developing a SMIL-document-rendering server software written in C++


  • Finnish: native language
  • English: fluent


  • Machine Learning
  • C++, Python, OpenCL, CUDA
  • Linux
  • Mathematics & Physics
  • 3D printing

Personal projects (quite old at this point)