We are happy to announce that Pekka Walkama joins Coventures as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Pekka is a highly experienced entrepreneur and CEO and has worked in the tech and digital business industry for over 20 years.Our clients will benefit from Pekka's experience building product businesses, scaling up and transitioning from consulting to a product-led business, and building/running a vast reseller partner ecosystem globally across all time zones.
We are happy to announce that Jesse Heikkilä, an experienced product professional and startup founder, joins Coventures as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Jesse has solid technical experience and a background in computer science and business. He has co-founded the global startup Playven, a SaaS sports facility management and scheduling solution.We asked Jesse about his background and why he decided to join Coventures.
For over two decades, Paula Ylisassi has worked in the field of product leadership; creating and implementing customer-centric strategies, leading global marketing and sales operations, and helping organizations build new digital services. She has a uniquely human perspective on strategy and product development, which has allowed her to successfully develop large-scale products with companies like OP. We are thrilled to have her join Coventures as an Entrepreneur in Residence! Let's hear what she says about Coventures and her role in helping our customers succeed.
Riku Kokkonen is an experienced serial entrepreneur and venture-building professional. From his 10+ years of experience as an entrepreneur, he has gained deep knowledge in building science-and-technology-led businesses from the ground up. He is currently working as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) at Coventures working with companies to build new business and new products, developing with them the best approaches and strategies to succeed.
Mirka is a corporate communication professional working to create positive, measurable change for the communities and businesses she works with. Her work is people-oriented and aims to make daily life more engaging and rewarding for members. As Community Manager, Mirka's role is to facilitate communications, bring contributors together, connect like-minded individuals, and grow the Coventures community.
Sampo is an intense strategy advisor implementing corporate transformation and offering development programs. With the help of business owners' expertise and leading benchmarks, he has created new service revenue streams for energy, telecom, and digital businesses. Sampo has over 15 years of management experience and a proven track record in leading companies to grow. He is experienced in digital transformation, product and service development, international partnerships, and management advisory.
Emma Grönlund, a serial entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in building new digital businesses globally join Coventures as n Entrepreneur in Residence. Emma is a generalist executive with the ability to set up processes for companies from scratch to get to important product launches.