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Announcing the CTO of the Year 2011

16 Mar 2011

Pirkka Palomäki, F-Secure nominated as CTO of the Year 2011

Technology Academy Finland, in cooperation with Spinverse, has named Pirkka Palomäki, F-Secure’s Chief Technology Officer, as CTO of the Year 2011. Palomäki has played a significant role in turning F-Secure into a global technology leader in the data security sector.

 

The CTO of the Year Award is given to exceptional technology leaders who meet the following criteria:

The CTO of the Year:

  • The winning CTO adds significant value to the company’s performance through technology
  • The CTO communicates company’s technologies and their benefits to all stakeholders in an understandable way
  • The CTO is an inspiring teambuilder and -leader

The CTO’s Company:

  • The company’s technology-enabled product and service portfolio is a globally competitive, well-known and innovative
  • The company has built a strong technology collaboration community
  • The company has strong innovation process encouraging company-wide participation

Societal Impact:

  • The CTO contributes to working groups, societies and other bodies working for development of the society at large and his/her industry in general

The Award jury included

    • Yrjö Neuvo, Board Member, Technology Academy Finland (Chairman)
    • Mona Grönstrand, Former CTO of Datex (GE Healthcare)
    • Lars Gädda, Research Director, Forestcluster Ltd
    • Tapani Järvinen, Chairman of Technology Academy Finland Industry Council
    • Matti Kleimola, Professor, Former CTO, Wärtsilä Corporation
    • Pekka Koponen, CEO, Spinverse
    • Matti Packalén, Board Professional
    • Jari Pasanen, Vice-President, SITRA

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