Mika Ylianttila (M. Sc, Dr.Sc, eMBA) is a associate professor (tenure track) at the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Oulu, Finland. He received his doctoral degree on Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu in 2005. He has coauthored more than 150 international peer-reviewed articles. His research interests include network security, network virtualization, edge computing and software-defined networking. He is leading a research team and is the director of communications engineering doctoral degree program. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, and Editor in Wireless Networks journal.