Board of Directors

From left: Kari Karvinen, Pekka Sivonen, Martti Mehtälä, Pertti Kyttälä, Robert Ingman, Marjatta Virtanen, Tommi Uhari.

Pertti Kyttälä, b. 1950, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Board member since 2005 and Chairman of the Board since 2010. Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee and member of the Nomination Committee. Previously Vice Chairman of the Board. Currently Managing Director of Peranit Ltd. His previous posts include CEO of Radiolinja Ltd (1999–2003), IT Director of Helsinki Telephone Company (1997–1999), Managing Director of Samlink Ltd (1994–1997), and Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director of Sp-palvelu Ltd (1991–1994). Previously, he has held various positions at SKOP Bank (1985–1990) and OKO Bank (1973–1985). Moreover, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors at ASAN Security Technologies Ltd and a Member of the Board at Ubisecure Solutions Ltd.

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Martti Mehtälä, b. 1957, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Board member since 2007 and Vice Chairman of the Board since 2010. Chairman of the Board's Compensation Committee. Until June 2007, served as Managing Director of Microsoft Oy for 12 years. Previously held managerial sales and marketing positions at Nokia Data and ICL Data Oy, as well as serving as Dava Oy's Managing Director and Country Director of Computervision Inc. Over 25 years' experience of IT implementation and of sales and marketing in various industries, and broad experience of working in cooperation with Finland's most extensive IT partner network and various international partners. Positions of trust have included membership of the National Information Security Advisory Board established by the Ministry of Transport and Communications and of the National Board of Economic Defense.

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.


Robert Ingman, b. 1961, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member of the Board since 2010. Chairman of the Board's Nomination Committee. A member of the Board of Arla Ingman Oy Ab and a full-time Chairman of the Board of Ingman Group Oy Ab. Previously he has served as the Managing Director of Arla Ingman Oy Ab (2007–2011), Ingman Group Oy Ab and Ingman Foods Ab (1997–2006). In addition, Robert Ingman is a member of Etteplan Oyj’s and Evli Pankki Oyj’s Boards.

Dependent on significant shareholders.

Kari Karvinen, b. 1959, MA

Member of the Board since 1990. Member of the Board's Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Co-founder of SysOpen Plc (the predecessor of Digia Plc). Chairman of the Board (2002–2005) and Vice Chairman (1999–2002, 2005–2007). Currently board professional and independent investor. CEO and Chairman at Tuulenhenki Ltd. Member of the Board at NOMO Jeans Corporation Ltd. Member of the Finnish Association of Professional Board Members. Member of FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network). Previously at SysOpen Plc, held the posts of deputy Managing Director (1990–1999), Director of Business Planning (1999–2000) and full-time Chairman of the Board (2002–2004). His previous posts include Managing Director and Product Manager at Helsingin PC-Konsultit Ltd (1988–1990), and various IT industry posts at Sycon Ltd (1982–1988).

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Pekka Sivonen, b. 1961, Secondary school graduate in Political Science

Member of the Board since 2005. Member of the Board's Compensation Committee. Previously full-time Chairman of the Board of Directors of Digia Oyj (2005–2010). Founding shareholder of Digia Inc., Board member (1997–2005) and Chairman (2000–2005). CEO of Digia Inc (1997–2000). Chair of the National Emergency Supply Agency's Technology Pool since 2007. Currently also Chairman of the Board at BlueWhite Resorts Ltd and Comma Group Ltd. Member of the Finnish Association of Professional Board Members since 2005.

Dependent on the company and significant shareholders.

Tommi Uhari, b. 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Member of the Board since 2010. Member of the Board's Compensation Committee. Uhari currently holds board member and strategic advisor roles in selected startups and public companies. Previously Uhari has served as a management team member of ST Microelectronics (2006–2010). In addition, he has held various managerial positions at ST's joint ventures in the wireless business ST-NXP Wireless and ST-Ericsson (2008–2010), and he has also acted as head of ST's Wireless Business Unit (2006–2008). Prior to that, Uhari was in charge of Wireless and SW platforms units at Nokia (1999–2006).

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Marjatta Virtanen, b. 1950, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member of the Board since 2010. Member of the Board's Audit Committee. Currently Managing Director and IR consultant at IRMA Advisors Oy. During her long career in communications and investor relations Marjatta Virtanen has worked as Market Supervisor at the Financial Supervisory Authority (2006–2009), as Head of Communications and IR at Hartwall (1988–1993) and at Tamro (2001–2004). She has also worked as an IR consultant and Managing Director at Viherjuuri Communications (1994–2001) and at IRMA Advisors Oy (2004–2006). Member of the Finnish Association of Professional Board Members since 2010.

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.