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Our team

Feeling good at work, being able to express yourself and being efficient all go hand in hand in an expert organization like ours. We believe in the happiness of people and that employees are the key resource of our company. It is everyone's opportunity and privilege to care for each other.

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Jari Honkonen

Jari Honkonen

Innovation & Business Designer

Jari is an industrial designer with several years of experience in digital services for consumers and business clients. His greatest fun is to create product concepts and plan bicycle day trips. Jari has human touch and understanding for how to facilitate client’s problem solving, and translate user needs into a profitable and desirable user experience.

Kristo Kurtén

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.

Patrik Jansson

Patrik Jansson

Software Developer, Data Scientist

Patrick is a great team player with natural fluency in solving software development and data science challenges in efficient yet elegant ways. When not in full development mode, he enjoys PC games or unsuspecting challengers getting to the wrong end of his chessboard.

Ville Piispa

Ville Piispa

Software Architect

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 inclination.

Heidi Kokkinen

Heidi Kokkinen

Software Developer

Heidi is a software developer who is especially interested in UX/UI design and front-end development. She likes to help people solve their problems and believes that there is always a lot more to learn. Outside of work she spends her time writing, drawing and playing tabletop games.

Minka Heininen

Minka Heininen

Business Designer

Minka has a strong background from customer experiences. She is passionate about concept creation, design, and memorable, high-quality experiences. The human mind and behavior fascinates her; the wants, needs, expectations, and how different things influence the experience of a customer throughout the customer journey.

Joona Saaresto

Joona Saaresto

Software Developer, UX Designer

Joona is just a ordinary man from Hakunila. He does the stuff what needs to be done, no unnecessary hassles. Is good at building things. Be it design or code. All it matters, is that it works. If he had to choose something to eat for rest of his life, that would be Chinese Fried Rice.

Pekka Lehti

Pekka Lehti

CEO

Pekka believes in constant improvement. For Pekka, the most important thing is to listen to what our people have on their minds. Despite being a firm believer of flat business organizations, in his free time Pekka likes running (nowadays, also Zwift-cycling) steep uphill to switch off from work every now and then.

Jari Havukainen

Jari Havukainen

Software Developer

Jari is always looking for a great adventure, both off- and online. He feels right at home out in the wilderness and in the code jungle. Jari believes in building value through great code, usability and continuously developing his expertise.

Matias Klemola

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.

Tomi Kaistila

Tomi Kaistila

Software Developer

Tomi is a full-stack developer who has found his calling as a code monkey, working in the digital trenches, and who loves solving real life cases, striving to minimize future problems by putting in the work today. Forever curious and practical, there is a pro and a con to everything, and discovering their balance is the eternal journey of discovery.

Perttu Salo

Perttu Salo

Data Scientist

Perttu loves distilling knowledge from data. He is passionate about turning complex into simple wherever possible. When he's not building models and software, you can find him on a snowboard, playing the guitar, or enjoying a walk in the park on a sunny day.

Matleena Wilenius

Matleena Wilenius

People and Collaboration Specialist

Matleena keeps Valuemotivians happy and content with their work. The former classroom teacher feels at home as an enabler and helping the team thrive. Matleena also takes care of Valuemotive's administrative tasks. In her freetime Matleena doesn't really like going to the gym, but goes anyway. She's also one of the few people who actually enjoy assembling Ikea furniture.

Sebastian Nyberg

Sebastian Nyberg

Director, Continuous Services

Sebastian has a strong technical background, with experience in all phases of software development. Most importantly, his work is driven by a customer-first mindset, which helps him and his teams to achieve their goals on time. In his spare time he likes to either work on the house or relax with a good movie or TV series.

Lulu

Lulu

People Assistant

Lulu makes sure everyone feels welcome at the office. She feels passionate about making sure co-workers remember to take breaks and participating in office meetings. Off duty Lulu loves life, passers-by, sticks and learning new tricks to show at work.

Erkki Heino

Erkki Heino

Software Developer

Erkki enjoys writing clean and maintainable code – although he appreciates spaghetti on his plate, he avoids it in the codebase. As a craft beer enthusiast, Erkki unwinds by crafting and drinking beer as well as playing tabletop games.

Mathias Hannus

Mathias Hannus

Software Architect, Coach

Mathias is a software development professional with a track record of a broad range of projects and customers. He thrives when working in a team and he can speak the language of both business and developers. As a former cyclist Mathias is not afraid of being in the mix of the battle. He is also prepared to go the extra mile when needed.

Arttu Oksanen

Arttu Oksanen

Software Developer

Arttu is a customer-oriented fullstack developer who enjoys working on modern data-driven solutions and has a strong interest in event-driven architectures and cloud technologies. Outside working hours he enjoys musical activities and observing birds.

Esa Palosaari

Esa Palosaari

Data Scientist

Esa is forever curious about how patterns in data can give us valuable insights. Outside of work, he enjoys challenging himself by learning languages and mathematics, snowboarding in the backcountry, and climbing rocks.

Janne Ikola

Janne Ikola

Head of Sales

Janne is a mixed-breed of an engineer, marketer and business developer. He likes to devour information and knowledge in all areas of life: from quantum entanglement to modern finance theories, or from Jungian psychology to secular Buddhism. He loves to see people thrive and grow to be a better version of themselves. In Valuemotive, Janne handles anything related to sales.

Joonas Koistinen

Joonas Koistinen

Software Developer

Joonas is the right guy for all cloud infrastructure related stuff. He masters CI/CD pipelines, backend development and is very effective at finding solutions to complex problems.

Marko Laakso

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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Join our team!

We are constantly looking for value-motivated individuals to join our growing team