Pekka Malo

Professor (Associate Professor)

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Artistic and research interests

Pekka Malo is an Assistant Professor of Statistics in the Department of Information and Service Management at Aalto University School of Business, Finland. He has a PhD degree in quantitative methods from Helsinki School of Economics and M.Sc. degree in mathematics from Helsinki University. Before joining the department he worked as a business simulation developer at Cesim and head of research at Fosta Consulting. His research interests include optimization, evolutionary computation, semantic information retrieval, computational statistics and machine learning, and their applications to marketing, finance, and healthcare.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Business Economics, Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu

  • Master of Science (Economics and Business Administration), Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu

Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Philosophy (Mathematics and Statistics), University of Helsinki, M.Sc. (math)


  • Machine learning, Data Science, Business analytics, Artificial intelligence, Optimization, Computational Intelligence, Multi-criteria decision analysis, Text mining, Data mining, Big data, Decision Analysis

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