Mr Mika Kanerva has 20 years of experience in Digital Television and special knowledge about DVB broadcasting technologies and creation of added-value services for television. He has unique global experience about digitalization of the TV, development of new TV / OTT services and delivering solutions for HbbTV and Smart TV environment.  Mr Kanerva has been closely involved in TV standards development and industry collaboration especially at Nordic region, Europe and South-East Asia where he provided insight for the television digitalization process from analog TV switch-off to DVB-T2 and Connected TV services launch based to well-known industry standards.  He graduated in 2008 as Master of Computer Science at the University of Tampere, Finland. He has been one of the founders and key persons in Sofia Digital since 2000 and currently working in the company as Chief Operating Officer.