Jari Iinatti received M.Sc., Lic. Tech. and Dr. Tech. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Oulu in 1989, 1993 and 1997. He has been working at University of Oulu as research scientist (1989-1997), acting professor (1997-2002) and professor (since 2002).
He has been heading Department of Communications Engineering and Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) (2014-2015), degree programme of electrical engineering (2012-2014 and 2016-2017), as well as International Master Programme in Wireless Communications Engineering (2010-2017).
Currently Jari Iinatti is the head of CWC – Networks and Systems (since 2016) and Education Dean at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (since 2018).