Petteri Kivimäki is the CTO of the Nordic Institute for Interoperability Solutions (NIIS). NIIS is a non-profit association with the mission to ensure the development and strategic management of X-Road® and other cross-border components for digital government infrastructure. The republics of Estonia, Finland and Iceland are members of NIIS. Before joining the NIIS, Petteri worked as a technology architect in a leading global professional services company. From 2014 to 2017 Petteri worked at the Population Register Centre of Finland as an information systems manager. He was the technical lead of X-Road implementation project in Finland and was coordinating the joint open source development of the X-Road solution between Finland and Estonia. Petteri holds a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Also, Petteri is a certified cloud and technology architect.