Professor Pekka Himanen

Pekka Himanen is a Professor at the University of Art and Design, Helsinki, a Visiting Professor at the Oxford Internet Institute, and a principal scientist at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology.

Profile

Professor Pekka Himanen divides his time between being a Professor at the University of Art and Design, Helsinki, a Visiting Professor at the Oxford Internet Institute, and being a principal scientist at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (a joint research center of the Helsinki University of Technology and Helsinki University). His best-known works on the information age are 'The Hacker Ethic' (2001) and 'The Information Society and the Welfare State' (with Manuel Castells). Himanen's books have been translated into 20 languages.

Positions held at the OII

  • Visiting Professor, September 2005 - May 2013