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Pekka Koponen

Chairman, Founder +358 40 545 0008

Laura Koponen

Managing Director, D.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 350 0898

Mikko J. Salminen

Director, Open Innovation, M.Sc. +358 50 387 0007

Pasi Salonen

Vice President, Sales +358 50 5512819

Niklas Weckström

VP New Business, M.Sc. +358 45 268 36 22

Markku Heino

Principal Consultant, Ecosystem Leader, D.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 7191221

Matti Kuusisto

Director, Operations, M.Sc. +358 50 553 9257

Pirjo Pasanen

Director, Health and Electronics, Ph.D. +358 50 483 6250

Eira Seppälä

Director, ICT and Security, D.Sc.(Tech.) +358 50 486 0498

Eeva Viinikka

Director, Sales, D.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 024 4099

Risto Savolainen

Director, Bioeconomy and Renewables, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 50 523 8628

Timo Ropponen

Director, Manufacturing and Energy, D.Sc. (Tech.) +358 50 588 0440

Mikko Kaarela

Senior Consultant, M.Sc.(Eng.), MBA (IMD) +358 40 060 7277

Riikka Paasikivi

Senior Consultant, M.Sc. (Chem.Eng.) +358 50 521 5944

Lauri Aikala

Senior Consultant, M.Sc. (Chem.Eng) +358 50 3737 200

Juha Riikonen

Senior Consultant, D.Sc. (Tech.) +358 50 566 9686

Sari Kola-Nyström

Senior Consultant, Strategy & Innovation Management, Dr. Sc. Tech. +358 40 5416461

Kaisu Leppänen

Senior Project Manager, M.Sc. (Chem.) +358 44 288 4824

Joni Turunen

Senior Project Manager, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 199 4776

Anu Ilmonen

Senior Project Manager, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 400 263251

Satu Ek

Senior Project Manager D.Sc.(Tech.) +358 44 241 7344

Rohit Sood

Project Manager, Ph.D. (Chem) +358 50 530 2863

Paula Pennanen

Project Manager, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 719 3856

Timo Mustonen

Project Manager, M.Sc. (Econ.) +358 40 041 4451

Pekka Torvinen

Project Manager D.Sc. (Tech.) +358 50 344 4322

Pentti Launonen

Ecosystem Leader, M.Sc. (Tech) +358 50 477 0306

Vilja Vara

Consultant, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 744 2002

Antti Koistinen

Consultant, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 182 2489

Maria Rinkkala

Consultant, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 50 3705938

Lauri Kaipainen

Consultant, M.Sc. (Econ.) +358 50 369 5996

Jani Adolfsson-Tallqvist

Consultant, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 821 7156

Antero Vesterinen

Consultant, M.Sc. (Econ.) +358 50 3551898

Olga Duk

Consultant, M.Sc. (Econ.) +358 40 658 7888

Sonja Lätti

Analyst, M.Sc. (Econ.) +358 50 511 7232

Erika Forstén

Analyst, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 40 0686160

Andreas Lindberg

Analyst, M.Sc. (Tech.) +358 50 570 4796

Virpi Palokangas

Executive Assistant +358 40 351 3710

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