Petri Paavola

Microsoft MVP - Windows and Devices for IT, Yodamiitti Oy.


Petri Paavola has over 18 years work experience with Microsoft domain environments. His main specialty is workstation/server deployment, automation and management in a domain environments.

Petri is transferring all of his traditional technical knowledge to new Cloud Managed Windows 10 environments.

Petri has been a Microsoft Windows Most Valuable Professional for over 8 years now. He is a frequently seen speaker in conferences in Finland and now covering also more rest of the world.

In past he was the owner of workstation service in Finland’s biggest technical university’s covering 8,500 Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers. This position required technical and non-technical skills to manage domain environment and people administering it.

Petri combines these both views in his own company Yodamiitti Oy and in his presentations to find and give reasons how and why we should do what we are doing in our every day work.

There are thousands of computers in hundreds of schools in Finland using cloud managed Windows 10 which are installed with Petri’s own custom “Windows 10 cloud-install-solution.”