Mr. Tommi Laitinen SVP International Products of Digia is responsible for Qt and Digia’s international product business. He has been at Digia since 1999, and is a member of the company’s management team since 2005; SVP of Competence organization (2009-2010), SVP of Telecommunication division (2007-2008), SVP in charge of the company's strategy and development (2005-2007), Vice President, Engineering (2002-2004), Director, Quality and Processes (2001-2002) and Business Unit Manager (1999-2000). Tommi has over 15 years of experience in developing Internet and mobile applications and services. He also has a long experience with start-ups, working as a board member and advisor.
As application development continues evolving at a rapid pace developers are faced with a myriad of platforms competing for their affection. At the same time, developers and enterprises encounter functionality, performance and development-effectiveness dilemmas where end-user requirements for next-generation UIs and core backend logic are high. At the same time, cross-channel interaction is a must-have to secure software investments among competing ecosystems and platforms. Tommi Laitinen will give an overview of the development that has happened with Qt in the past year and describe how Qt’s mature architecture is at the forefront of future-proofed multi-platform application creation in today’s converging technology arena. Tommi will further touch upon the opportunity space and future investments in Qt. Lastly, he will explain how Digia is expanding the Qt ecosystem, its market opportunity and making Qt available for everyone everywhere.