Seasoned entrepreneur, angel and venture capital investor and venture builder with a passion for life-long understanding and building new things, challenging teams, and creating sustainable Impact together with co-founders and partners.

Specialties in company building (venture building) and growing, business management, and leadership.
Co-founder/investor/manager in some 30 ventures.

FiBAN area angel in Tampere. Investing in, and advancing investments in early phase growth companies.

Venture capital investor and venture builder (Finnish Impact Investment Ltd). Investing from pre-seed to A-rounds in growth companies with an impact and a growth minded team.

Proven track record as investor and company builder. Number of exits. Number of growth stories from 0 to 10M, from 8M to 25M. One portfolio company up to IPO (Bioretec).

Coach e.g. at @NSS, @RBA, @Finest Love.
ELY Kehpa consultant.

Co-founder/partner in a number of growth companies, e.g.
Co-founder at FitWood (e-commerce, retail)
Partner/board member at Kuntokauppa (e-commerce, retail)
Co-founder Tutor Group (consulting, raising and managing a venture capital fund)
Partner/chairman/leading consultant at Solita (software)
Co-founder and server side software engineer at Advanced Medical Vision (software for hospitals)

Chief Information Officer and corporate track in technology in a 14.000 employee organization (City of Tampere, Tampere University Hospital).

Acting associate professor of Computer Science in University of Tampere (database design and implementation).
Resercher in database design methodologies.

MsC in Computer Science (Univ. of Tampere, Finland),
PhL in Computer Science (Univ. of Tampere, Finland),
eMBA in strategic leadership (Tampere Technical University and University of Tampere, Finland),
Part of graduate studies in Universita di Roma, ”La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy.

Studies in finance, accounting and business management (McGill University Montreal, Canada; Imperial College, London, UK; Aalto University, Finland; Univ. of Tampere, Finland.
Education program and certification on software export to US market (University of Oulu, Finland).