Valuemotive

Who we are

 
 

About us

Our expertise lies in agile software development, data analysis and service design. We create products, services, and solutions by harnessing the benefits and possibilities of Artificial Intelligence to make your business better.

 
 
 
 

This is us

Our company was founded in 2007 to meet the ever-increasing demand for specialised expertise in Artificial Intelligence and its applications. Since then, we have grown at a steady pace by focusing on recruiting brilliant individuals rather than just filling up empty positions.

 
 
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Sauli Herrala

Data Scientist

Sauli wrestles insight and interpretations out of data masses, and likes the freedom of getting to work in different fields. Running and exercising help him clear his head after a day at the office.

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Ilari Husu

Software Developer

Ilari is a great guy to work with, and he thoroughly enjoys helping others. He likes cooking, biking, and snowboarding, and isn’t afraid to take on a challenge - be it at work, or on the slopes.  

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Antti Järvi

Software Developer

Antti believes the key to getting the best results is constantly challenging himself and others. To balance out the unpredictability of programming, he likes to brew beer and bake mud cakes.

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Lotta Kauranne

Head of Marketing

Lotta's day might include anything from running a meeting to buying a basketball for a photoshoot, which is what makes her job so exciting. Off the clock, she’s always up for a good round of karaoke.

 
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Jussa Klapuri

Data Scientist

Jussa values fair play and using best practices both in coding and in work in general. To improve his problem solving skills, he likes to go climbing, and engage in way too long board game sessions.

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Matias Klemola

Software Architect

Matias is a human dictionary between business requirements and code. When he’s not working to minimize translation errors, he likes to experiment in the kitchen, and play the bass in a garage band.

Joonas Koski

Service Designer

Joonas makes the physical and virtual worlds as easy to use as possible, and cannot stand poorly designed user experiences. In his spare time he lets out his artistic side, as well as engages in scifi and fantasy in different formats.

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Kristo Kurtén

Software Architect

Kristo is business-oriented and particularly interested in cloud architecture, streaming data platforms, and data-driven business concepts. With his go-getter attitude he sets an example for the entire team.

 
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Marko Laakso

Data Scientist, Software Architect, Partner

Marko has been building models all his life, and he still gets a kick out of taming complex problems into working solutions. As a habitual museum visitor, he loves to learn, on and off the clock.

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Jemina Lehmuskoski

Service Designer

Jemina explores what is and imagines what might be. She is excited about anthropology, systems thinking and storytelling. In her spare time she enjoys arts, dog sports and renovating an old house.

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Pekka Lehti

CEO, Partner

The easily approachable boss, who is always calm and listens to what people have on their minds. Pekka believes in constant improvement, and likes running uphill to turn his mind off work every now and then.

Antti Malmia

DevOps Architect

Antti is a proactive team player with a great eye for detail. He provides insight to any project he works on, and loves to help. He is also a passionate collector of all things Hello Kitty.

 

Yacine Ouarab

Software Developer

Focusing on the big picture, Yacine builds kick-ass web apps and mobile applications. He’s not only fun to work with, but he likes to always experiment, and is planning to do a bungee jump one day.

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Kristian Ovaska

Data Scientist, Software Architect

Kristian is a proactive master of both data analytics and software development, and a fan of agility. After hours, he mostly likes to unwind by playing mobile and video games.

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Ville Piispa

Software Developer

Ville is easy-going and easy to like, but he demands a lot from himself and others at work, and expects the same in return. He’s also an enthusiastic frisbee golfer with a musical side.

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Joona Semi

Software Developer

Joona gets a kick out of finding solutions to clients’ problems, and loves the ever-changing challenges of working on different projects. His motto “Let’s crush it!” works for all issues.

 
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Martti Sutinen

Data Scientist

Martti enjoys translating data into understandable answers to support decision making. He is curious about new domains, such as simulating robots' emotions, and bio signal based stress recognition.

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