LEADERSHIP TEAM

Patrik Sallner

CEO
Born 1970
M.Sc. (Eng.), MBA, MA
Joined the company in 2015
Previous positions:
2012-2015, MariaDB Corporation, CEO
2010-2012, F-Secure Corporation, Vice President, Professional Services
2003-2009, Nokia Corporation, several managerial positions
1998-2002, McKinsey & Company
1994-1997, Nokia

Stephan Albers

Chief Technology Officer
Born 1964
M.Sc. (Computer Science)
Joined the company in 2016
Previous positions:
2000-2016, jCatalog Software AG, Co-Founder and CEO
1991-1999, A+F Multi-User-Systeme, Co-Founder and Managing Director
1987-1991, Albers+Frommberger Gbr, Co-Founder, Owner

Jesper Ritsmer Stormholt

Head of Sales and Marketing
Born 1968 M.Sc. (Eng.)
Joined the company in 2016
Previous positions:
2007-2016, Nordic Country Manager, Google for Work
2000-2007, Country Manager, NetApp
1999-2000, Storage Business Development Manager, CA
1997-1999, Consultant, NCR SE

Petteri Heikinheimo

Head of Services
Born 1964
M.Sc. (Industrial Economics)
Joined the company in 2008
Previous positions:
2008-2014, OpusCapita Group Oy/Itella Information Oy, several managerial positions
2006-2008, Isoworks Oy (Fujitsu subsidiary), Managing Director
2002-2006, Fujitsu Services Oy, Business Director
1995-1999, Data-Helsinki Oy, Vice President
1993-1994, EMT AB, International Sales

Stefan Klosternig

Head of Strategic Development
Born 1982
M.Sc. (Business Administration)
Joined the company in 2016
Previous positions:
2016-2017, OpusCapita Group Oy, Strategy Development Manager
2014-2015, Microsoft, Strategy Manager
2012-2014, The Boston Consulting Group, Management Consultant
2009-2012, OMV AG, Corporate Strategy Expert

Sari Mononen

Head of Human Resources
Born 1970
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Joined the company in 2016
Previous positions:
2010-2015, Posti Group Corporation, Vice President, Human Resources, Parcel & Logistics Services
2009-2010, WinWind, Vice President, Human Resources
1998-2009, Nokia Corporation, several managerial positions
1995-1998, ISS Suomi Oy, Recruitment consultant

Perttu Pessa

Head of Legal
Born 1963
Master of Law, LL.M
Joined the company in 2012
Previous positions:
2012-2013, Posti Group Corporation, Senior Counsel
2006-2012, Punctum Law & Equity Ltd, Founding Partner
2006-2011, Wall Street Systems Group, General Counsel
1994-2006, Trema Group, General Counsel
1990-1994, Procopé & Hornborg, Attorney
1987-1989, FISTEC Financial Software Technology Oy, Programmer & Legal Counsel
1985-1987, Tieto Group / VTKK

Tom Jansson

Chief Finance Officer
Born 1968
M.Sc (econ)
Joined the company in 2018
Previous positions
2013-2017, Comptel Oyj, Chief Financial Officer
2012-2013, Tellabs, Director of International Finance
2011-2012, Tellabs, Director of Finance EMEA&APAC
2004-2011, Tellabs, Director of Finance EMEA&LAC
2003-2004, Director of Finance EMEA, Tellabs
1999-2003, Tellabs, Regional Controller EMEA
1994-1999, Tellabs Oy

Johanna Rantala

Head of Products
Born 1974
M.Sc (Econ.)
Joined the company in 2018
Previous positions:
2014-2017, SVP Global Products, Lindorff Group
2005-2014, Basware Corporation, VP Supplier Sales, VP Service/Product management, Business Development Manager / Presales consultant
2003-2005, UPM-Kymmene Deutschland GmbH, Market Coordinator
1999-2003, Accenture, Management Consultant
1998-1999, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Assistant / Researcher, Procurement

 

 

ADVISORY BOARD

Our Advisory Board consists of highly regarded industry professionals with strong global expertise and insight, to support our strategic development and global growth ambitions.

 

Ossi Pohjola is an experienced management consultant and board professional with 35 years’ experience of international leader positions in IT business. Currently he is a board member at Remedy Entertainment and Salomaa Group, and Chairman of the Board at SecuryCast, Fluido, and Qentinel, among other responsibilities. His experience includes nine years at Oracle Corporation, where he served as Senior VP of Consulting in EMEA, and five years at Andersen Consulting, the predecessor of Accenture, where he was responsible for establishing the Finnish subsidiary and also served as its CEO. Pohjola has previously been a board member at OpusCapita, and has also served as Acting CEO of the company in 2015.
Mark Coopersmith is an entrepreneur, educator, Fortune 500 executive, and author. A Senior Fellow and Faculty Director at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, he teaches innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. He has built and run global businesses for Sony as Executive Vice President, and for Newell Rubbermaid as General Manager and Group Vice President. He has launched successful Silicon Valley startups such as e-commerce startup WebOrder, and mentored hundreds of startup teams. Additionally, Coopersmith is the founding Author in Residence of the NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco. His most recent book, The Other ‘F’ Word helps leaders put failure to work to drive innovation and growth.