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An analytics professional with 3,5 experience of analytics projects in the field of science and education. Interested in everything that's data-driven. Fan of open data, open source and open educational resources.

Work History

Aug 2012Present

Application Specialist

CSC - IT Center for Science

Developing analytics tools and information systems for Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture in various roles:
- Project Manager (Arvo - opetushallinnon vaikuttavuustietopalvelu,
- UX and Concept Design Specialist (Oiva - opetushallinnon ohjaus- ja säätelypalvelu,
- Analytics Specialist (Vipunen - opetushallinnon tilastopalvelu,
- Analytics Specialist (VIRTA-Opintotietopalvelu,

May 2012Aug 2012


Ministry of Education and Culture

- Designing and producing content for Vipunen - opetushallinnon tilastopalvelu
- Preparing a report about the use of study loan among Finnish students
- Learned about public administration in general and educational administration specifically



Minor Studies

University of Eastern Finland

Computer Science (31 cr)
Education Management (26 cr, Principal Qualification)

Oct 2015Present

Minor Studies

Lahti Open UAS

Design (5 cr)

Sep 2009Sep 2013

MSc, mathematics education

University of Helsinki

Mathematics (120 cr)
Psychology (65 cr)
Education (60 cr, Teacher Qualification)
Computer Science (25 cr)
Chemistry (25 cr)


Pesonen, J. A. & Hannula, M. S. (2014). Analyzing students' emotional states during problem solving using automatic emotion recognition software and screen recordings. Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of PME 38 and PME-NA 36 (Vol. 4).