Fastroi’s Board of Directors and the Management Team keep all of the plates spinning

Get to know Fastroi’s management and Board of Directors. These are the people who keep all of the plates spinning. Fastroi is a privately owned company with three owners. We were founded in 2003.

Our personality comes from having a shared vision about how people take care of each other. One of the biggest roles of the management team and the Directors is to nurture that vision and instil a sense of purpose into the whole Fastroi team. We want to grow and develop as a company – which is why we listen to our customers and staff. This is what makes our work so interesting!

Management team

Our management team consists of experienced professionals from various fields. Our management team assists the CEO in running the company on a day to day basis. They prepare the business plans, create the strategy, and map out the processes. They are also responsible for implementing the strategic and operational goals of the company as a whole. The members of our company’s management team are appointed by the board.

Risto Jalovaara

Shareholder, CEO
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Risto is Fastroi’s entrepreneur shareholder and has been with the company since it was established. He is in charge of business development and strategic management at Fastroi together with the Management Team and the Board of Directors. Before Fastroi, he worked as the CEO of Arbonaut Oy, and before that, as a sales executive at Joensuun Puhelin, a telephone company.

Risto Jalovaara

Risto is Fastroi’s entrepreneur shareholder and has been with the company since it was established. He is in charge of business development and strategic management at Fastroi together with the Management Team and the Board of Directors. Before Fastroi, he worked as the CEO of Arbonaut Oy, and before that, as a sales executive at Joensuun Puhelin, a telephone company.
Shareholder, CEO
M.Sc. (Econ.)
jussi ahtiainen fastroi

Jussi Ahtiainen

COO
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Jussi has over ten years of extensive experience in documenting the needs of social service providers within the framework of the Nappula customer information system. He is responsible for developing the Nappula business further in Finland and acts as COO of Fastroi.
jussi ahtiainen fastroi

Jussi Ahtiainen

Jussi has over ten years of extensive experience in documenting the needs of social service providers within the framework of the Nappula customer information system. He is responsible for developing the Nappula business further in Finland and acts as COO of Fastroi.
COO
M.Sc. (Econ.)
johanna tanninen fastroi

Johanna Tanninen

Marketing and Communication Director
BBA (Marketing and Communication)
Johanna joined the company in August 2016. Johanna has over 10 years of experience in leading corporate marketing and PR across diverse industries including construction and software business in the domestic and international markets (Blancco).
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Johanna Tanninen

Johanna joined the company in August 2016. Johanna has over 10 years of experience in leading corporate marketing and PR across diverse industries including construction and software business in the domestic and international markets (Blancco).
Marketing and Communication Director
BBA (Marketing and Communication)
Mika Sipilä Fastroi

Mika Sipilä

Sales Director
M.Sc. (Tech.)
Mika joined Fastroi in March 2017 with nearly 20 years of experience in telecom and ERP solutions. For the past 10 years he has been in various business and sales management positions.
Mika Sipilä Fastroi

Mika Sipilä

Mika joined Fastroi in March 2017 with nearly 20 years of experience in telecom and ERP solutions. For the past 10 years he has been in various business and sales management positions.
Sales Director
M.Sc. (Tech.)
mervi hyvarinen-saarelainen Fastroi

Mervi Hyvärinen-Saarelainen

Product Director
M. Sc. BA, B. HSc
Mervi joined Fastroi in the Spring of 2019. She is responsible for new product development, further development and renewal of the Real-Time Care software. Prior to joining Fastroi, Mervi has worked in a variety of business management and development roles in the IT industry.
mervi hyvarinen-saarelainen Fastroi

Mervi Hyvärinen-Saarelainen

Mervi joined Fastroi in the Spring of 2019. She is responsible for new product development, further development and renewal of the Real-Time Care software. Prior to joining Fastroi, Mervi has worked in a variety of business management and development roles in the IT industry.
Product Director
M. Sc. BA, B. HSc
Ville-Matti Huttunen Fastroi

Ville Huttunen

Product Manager
Radiologist (Bachelor of Science), Datanome
Ville has worked at Fastroi since 2013 and has held several roles looking after both products and customers. Ville is responsible for the development and production of the RTC system used in Finland. Ville previously worked at the Central Hospital as an X-ray nurse as well as a systems specialist, so he has a lot of expertise in the social and health care fields and information systems.
Ville-Matti Huttunen Fastroi

Ville Huttunen

Ville has worked at Fastroi since 2013 and has held several roles looking after both products and customers. Ville is responsible for the development and production of the RTC system used in Finland. Ville previously worked at the Central Hospital as an X-ray nurse as well as a systems specialist, so he has a lot of expertise in the social and health care fields and information systems.
Product Manager
Radiologist (Bachelor of Science), Datanome

Board of Directors

Our board consists of five members. All of them are business owners or experts in international business. The Board of Directors manage the company’s operations in accordance with the provisions of the law and the Articles of Association in close cooperation with the Management Team.

Risto Jalovaara

Shareholder, CEO
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Risto is Fastroi’s entrepreneur shareholder and has been with the company since it was established. He is in charge of business development and strategic management at Fastroi together with the Management Team and the Board of Directors. Before Fastroi, he worked as the CEO of Arbonaut Oy, and before that, as a sales executive at Joensuun Puhelin, a telephone company.

Risto Jalovaara

Risto is Fastroi’s entrepreneur shareholder and has been with the company since it was established. He is in charge of business development and strategic management at Fastroi together with the Management Team and the Board of Directors. Before Fastroi, he worked as the CEO of Arbonaut Oy, and before that, as a sales executive at Joensuun Puhelin, a telephone company.
Shareholder, CEO
M.Sc. (Econ.)
matti kurki fastroi

Matti Kurki

Shareholder, Chairman of the Board
PhD, eMBA, docent
Matti has long experience in demanding research and management duties in the ICT sector. He has worked at universities, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, among others. Matti has also managed several large scale ICT and software businesses (CEO of Nethawk Oyj, for instance). Currently Matti is a shareholder and partner in more than five companies which have more than 200 employees in total.
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Matti Kurki

Matti has long experience in demanding research and management duties in the ICT sector. He has worked at universities, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, among others. Matti has also managed several large scale ICT and software businesses (CEO of Nethawk Oyj, for instance). Currently Matti is a shareholder and partner in more than five companies which have more than 200 employees in total.
Shareholder, Chairman of the Board
PhD, eMBA, docent
ilpo kettunen Fastroi

Ilpo Kettunen

Shareholder, member of the Board of Directors, Chief Technology Officer
Ilpo has been with Fastroi since the company was established. He has more than 30 years of experience in software development and more than 15 years of experience in software development management.
ilpo kettunen Fastroi

Ilpo Kettunen

Ilpo has been with Fastroi since the company was established. He has more than 30 years of experience in software development and more than 15 years of experience in software development management.
Shareholder, member of the Board of Directors, Chief Technology Officer
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Ukko Lappalainen

Member of the Board of Directors
M.Sc. (Eng.), MBA
Ukko joined the Board of Directors in spring 2012 to support Fastroi’s growth and development. He is currently the Director responsible for business development and partnerships at Nokia. Before that, he held several sales and business management positions at Nokia.
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Ukko Lappalainen

Ukko joined the Board of Directors in spring 2012 to support Fastroi’s growth and development. He is currently the Director responsible for business development and partnerships at Nokia. Before that, he held several sales and business management positions at Nokia.
Member of the Board of Directors
M.Sc. (Eng.), MBA
jyrki saarinen Fastroi

Jyrki Saarinen

Member of the Board of Directors
M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA, CBM (Certified Board Member)
Jyrki helps support Fastroi’s international expansion. He is a professor at the University of Eastern Finland. Before moving back to Finland, he was the director of North American business operations of Heptagon, a company he founded. He was also responsible for the business development and strategic sales of the entire Heptagon Group. Jyrki is an active participant in leisure and business organisations.
jyrki saarinen Fastroi

Jyrki Saarinen

Jyrki helps support Fastroi’s international expansion. He is a professor at the University of Eastern Finland. Before moving back to Finland, he was the director of North American business operations of Heptagon, a company he founded. He was also responsible for the business development and strategic sales of the entire Heptagon Group. Jyrki is an active participant in leisure and business organisations.
Member of the Board of Directors
M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA, CBM (Certified Board Member)

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