Nokia Research Center
Kari Pulli is a Nokia Fellow at Nokia Research Center in Palo Alto, CA, USA, where he heads a research team working on mobile imaging. He is also a Member of Nokia CEO's Technology Council. He joined Nokia in 1999, headed Nokia's graphics technology, research, and standardization, visited MIT 2004-06, then helped found NRC Palo Alto in 2006. He received the Khronos Outstanding Services award in 2006 for his contributions to several Khronos standards, including OpenGL ES and OpenVG.
Kari has a Ph.D. from University of Washington and an MBA from University of Oulu. Before Nokia Kari worked on graphics at Stanford University (on Digital Michelangelo Project), Alias|Wavefront, SGI, and Microsoft. He is in the editorial boards of "Computers and Graphics" and "IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications," wrote a book on Mobile 3D Graphics, and has been an adjunct faculty member at University of Oulu since 2000.