Work Experience

2022 - present Chief Growth Officer, Founder
Responsible for accelerating Exove's growth by recruiting, sales, managing customer relationships and doing high-end consulting.

2006 - 2022 Chief Executive Officer, Founder
Responsible for company strategy, execution and growth, and managing customer relations, processes, and key projects.

Exove Design
2011 - 2021 Chairman of the Board, Partner
Growth and strategy.

Hohde Consulting
2001 - 2013 Senior Consultant, Partner
Management and technical consultation on web publishing systems, web design and project management.

Helsinki University of Technology
1997 - 2010 Lecturer, Laboratory of Media Technology
Responsible for Candidate seminar and thesis, resulting into Bachelor of Science degree.

Have lectured also several years on AS-0.1110 XML Based Description Languages, AS-75.108 Publishing Technology, AS-75.105 Basics of Publication Technology 2, AS-75.146 Postgraduate Course on Media Technology, and AS-75.4700 Postgraduate Course on Intelligent Communication Systems.

1999 Leading Assistant, Laboratory of Computer Science
Leading group of assistants and responsible for the arrangements of the course T-76.137 Object Oriented Programming.

1994 -1996 Research Assistant, Laboratory of Graphic Arts
Software design and programming, system administration, web site design and working on course AS-75.102 Basics of Publishing Technology.

Trio Network Solutions
2006 - 2006 Project Manager
Leading product development projects, being responsible for R&D activities and product deliveries.

Continuent (former Emic Networks)
2004 - 2005 Director of Product Development
Leading engineering function, being responsible for product development projects, and developing project management and company processes. Member of Continuent's executive committee.

First Hop Ltd
2000 - 2004 Director, Product Development
Responsible for executing product development projects and developing project management and company processes. Member of technical and product steering groups.

1999 - 2000 Head Software Architect
Responsible for product and subcontracting project architectures. Participated in project management and process development.

1998 - 1999 Senior Software Engineer
Leading subcontracting projects, designing and implementing customer specific software systems. Lectured about Java, XML and object-oriented programming.

1999 - 2002 Freelance Writer
Written several articles on blogging, Internet presence, communities, Java programming, XML and dynamic content manipulation, and distributed computing to Tietokone and IT-Viikko.

1996 - present Private Consultant
Management and technical consultation on software design, product development, and project management for several Finnish start-ups.

SSH Communications Security
1997 - 1998 Software Engineer
Designing architecture for a military application.