We bring you experienced business builders to help your company succeed.
It all starts with the ambition to grow - but how to make it happen?
Ville is an accomplished business development specialist and sales leader, having worked with various large enterprises to establish and validate new businesses. Ville has also collaborated with accelerators, contributing to the selection process and assessing startups. As a passionate advocate for startup success, he offers practical sales coaching and guidance on how to pitch ideas to corporations. Ville also has experience in software product development, allowing him to understand common challenges and requirements that corporations face in this area. On a personal level, Ville is a sociable person and enjoys nature sports like randonnée skiing with friends. With his expertise and dedication to bringing people together, Ville can provide significant support to companies looking to expand and diversify their revenue streams.
Sebastian is a highly experienced strategy, innovation, and growth leader. His career began in management consulting, honing his skills in operating model development and change implementation across various industries. Sebastian spent nine years leading growth as a Head of Business Development and PMO. As New Business Director, he helped drive important change and systematically co-developed scalable circular economy solutions with customers. Sebastian is a genuine, bright, and driven team leader. He empowers his team members and fosters a culture of innovation and ambition. With his deep expertise in strategy, innovation, and implementation, Sebastian is a valuable partner to any organization looking to achieve sustainable growth.
Sampo is a highly experienced senior strategy advisor with over 15 years of experience in leading companies to grow. He supports companies in corporate leadership, digital transformation, product development, and management advisory. Sampo's expertise has helped numerous companies build new revenue streams and achieve cultural turns, particularly in the energy, service, and technology sectors. In addition to his ample experience and knowledge, Sampo is known for his roll-up-your-sleeves approach. He is dedicated to delivering results and goes above and beyond to ensure that his clients achieve sustainable growth. Sampo is a strategic thinker who can see the big picture, and align teams for change. He is also highly regarded for his ability to develop strong partnerships with business leaders and supporting them in achieving their business goals.
Aki is a dynamic leader and one of Finland's most accomplished venture builders. He is passionate about improving people's health and wellness through nature and sustainability. Aki has been successful in strategic narrative development and brand building, and regularly writes about these topics in Forbes US. He also has a decade of experience in raising funds, venture architecture, and driving international growth for companies. In addition to his business-building experience, Aki has a strong academic background with two MSc and a Ph.D. candidature in behavioral and business sciences. He has conducted extensive research on scalable business models in the health sector. Most of all, Aki is kind, affable, and a true visionary with great drive.
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Tom is one of Finland’s most experienced innovation experts, with over 20 years of experience in the field. He is a truly unique talent, bringing together an engineering background with a humanist perspective, and a passion for driving positive change in the world. With his broad experience leading product development in several leading-edge startups and serving as CTO of a publicly listed company, Tom has honed his skills in leadership and building successful products. Tom is solution-oriented and a true team player. Moreover, you would be hard-pressed to find a more kind and open-minded person. Tom's genuineness, combined with his product leadership expertise and deep understanding of engineering principles, enables him to help customers develop new products that create long-term value for his customers.
Ville is a highly experienced serial entrepreneur and technology expert. With a background in building deep-tech companies, developing service-driven product development strategies, and dealing with venture capital, both as an investor and investee in Silicon Valley, Ville has a wealth of experience and expertise to offer. Ville's particular focus has been on AI technology productization, building effective go-to-market strategies, and commercialization, both locally in Finland and internationally. What sets Ville apart are his great facilitation skills and down-to-earth approach. Whether he's working with a small startup or a large corporation, Ville can quickly and easily establish rapport, build trust, and work collaboratively towards shared goals. He is a true and passionate entrepreneur at heart, and in his free time also enjoys making some music.
Riku is an ambitious serial entrepreneur with over ten years of experience building ventures. His deep knowledge and experience building product-led businesses from the ground up make him an invaluable asset to any startup or growth company. Riku has also made a name for himself as an expert in discovering and validating opportunities for growth and identifying market gaps while helping other companies build new revenue. Most of all, Riku’s energy and drive are infectious, inspiring those around him. He is always looking for new challenges and opportunities to make a positive impact on the world, and his passion for innovation and entrepreneurship is contagious. Whether you are a scale-up or a large enterprise seeking to explore growth potential, Riku is the best aid for any organization looking to discover opportunities and build lasting value.
For over a decade, Eemeli has partnered with companies in leading innovation and growth. He has gained extensive experience in helping them go from the strategic planning phase into a profitable new business. Eemeli is exceptionally skilled at connecting dots, conceiving ideas, and drawing out winning strategies. His amicable approach and natural talent for bringing people together help him get buy-in from all levels. Eemeli can get to a first answer quickly, and he’s great at keeping things clear, simple, and effective. He has worked with diverse companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to scale-ups and startups, and in various industries and markets. Along with his ample international experience that spans the Netherlands, UK, Germany, Nordics, and beyond, Eemeli has a unique and broad perspective to help guide businesses toward growth.
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Samu is a deeply experienced product leadership expert, having built digital products from scratch and scaled multiple foundational fintech products, which now serve millions of customers globally. He is always up for a challenge and enjoys delivering complex projects with ambitious goals. Samu has also worked in corporate venture building and VC investment in Berlin. His role helped build and finance new digital ventures in energy, mobility, and health verticals. Whether he's leading a team of developers or brainstorming new ideas with colleagues, Samu brings his A-game to every project he is a part of. He has an eye for detail and enjoys creating products that people will love. Samu is the ideal partner for any sized company looking to establish a product-driven organization or simply build a killer product.
Riia is a sales and commercialization expert with a deep interest in sustainable and science-backed innovations and companies. Riia has co-founded and led startups in the fields of AI & deep tech, as well as supported companies in climate tech and bio-products. She has helped several companies commercialize their research, develop effective organizational strategies, and expand their sales operations. Riia has particular experience in growing businesses from various R2B projects in the fields of AI, sustainability, and health tech. Her unique blend of expertise and experience makes her the perfect partner for companies seeking to develop innovative strategies and commercialize sustainable businesses.
Eljas is an experienced innovator, specializing in product management, design methods, and digital service/product development. He has worked with various companies, helping them to drive innovation; from idea discovery to implementation. Eljas is naturally curious and has an open-minded approach to problem-solving. His strong background in design systems has helped him introduce continuous improvement methodologies and knowledge management practices for customers. Eljas’ experience in business design and product management, combined with a diverse industry background, makes him a valuable partner with a broad perspective and understanding of future solutions and trends.
Asmo has a unique digital business career combining entrepreneurship, director positions in major corporations, and lots of startup experience. As a true digital generalist with over 20 years of experience, he can be an extremely versatile help in many areas: sparring the digital strategies, working around business design, making product development more focused and faster, and guiding teams with a strong intrapreneurship mindset. To put it short: Asmo is a warm-hearted team player with a superb “let’s get things done” attitude. You might have spotted Asmo also on television as he’s a regular commentator on Yle morning’s “Jälkidigi” program, focusing on the latest news and phenomena around the tech and digital world.
most business growth stalls at some point; markets mature and saturate, ambitions levels might rise, and the world changes. for long-term success, entrepreneurialism needs to be built into your company's DNA.
Tuomas is a business-building expert with over a decade of experience in the financial and technology sectors. With a deep understanding of market dynamics and business operations, Tuomas has led multiple successful product launches and scaled new venture businesses from the ground up. His experience and insights into the complexities of the industry have made him an expert in navigating regulatory compliance, working with various types of corporate funding (including equity, debt, mezzanine, and public funding), and delivering financial solutions that align with business objectives. Tuomas enjoys sports and reading and is naturally inquisitive and witty, which makes him a great conversationalist. His in-depth knowledge of financial and technology businesses, coupled with his leadership experience, make him an exceptional partner for companies looking to expand.
Petri is an accomplished entrepreneur and leader with over 20 years of experience in the payments industry. Throughout his career, Petri has amassed extensive knowledge in business development, working in both corporate and startup environments, and leading teams across sales, marketing, product, operations, and finance. Working with organizations, he brings incredible energy, focus, and insight to effectively set and move toward shared objectives. With his proven track record of success and deep understanding of the payments industry, Petri is a great partner to any business looking to build or grow in the financial service sector. Also, Petri enjoys listening to jazz, playing the saxophone, and cross-country skiing for, some would say, quite long distances.
Ira is a highly experienced business leader with a background in digital strategy, UX, and product management. For over 15 years, she has helped companies at different growth stages, from near-bankruptcy to acquisition, and in complete restructures. Ira's coaching experience extends to mentoring junior PMs, advising early-stage startups on product management, and lecturing at Aalto University. As a business leader, her approach ensures the team creates actual end-user value, measuring and validating the work, and fostering a fun and productive environment. Ira aims at scaling as efficiently as possible and focusing on what moves the needle to achieve desired outcomes. Ira’s expertise is best suited to companies that are looking to establish a product organization from scratch or improve their existing product management processes, and create a data-driven product culture.
Anna Katariina is a seasoned Product Leadership expert with over 20 years of experience in the software industry, including 10 years in leadership roles. She has worked in developing, building, and launching successful software products in large markets, such as the US and the UK. Anna Katariina understands that product development requires a holistic approach, considering market demand, internal capabilities, and business objectives. As a leader, she works her magic, which includes a good bit of humor and drive, to align team members and create effective change. She is especially skilled in working collaboratively with teams across organizations, from strategy to design, engineering, and sales. Anna Katariina has been leading change and product leadership for a long time. Her depth of knowledge of product leadership is profound, making her one of the partners to support businesses in product and growth.