Leadership team

Haltian leadership team is responsible to provide strategic and operational management to the company. The CEO reports to the Board of directors and informs the Board of Haltian’s operating environment, e.g. customers, competition and market situation, and Haltian’s financial position and development. The CEO is supported by the leadership team.

Pasi Leipälä

CEO, Co-Founder 

Has led Haltian from day one, from zero to 100 persons +10 M€ company. Earlier, a long history of R&D and technology management in Nokia in global roles.

Teemu Hannula


Makes Haltian machine work! Operations and supply chain pro with global experience – Microsoft, Nokia,  PKC in the USA, China, and Finland.

Tapio Arimo
Tapio Arimo


International level finance professional – worked in Microsoft, Nokia, Goldman Sachs in the USA, UK, Finland and taken one midsized company Kamux public.

Jyrki Okkonen

CTO, Co-Founder 

Seasoned technology guru leading Haltian technology development. Previously 20 years research and development in Nokia, key architect in an SW OS used by 2 billion users.

Janne Kilpeläinen

Head of Sales and Marketing

Makes sure Haltian products and services are marketed and sold globally a lot! 14 years international SW and device sales experience in the Middle East, with Blackberry, Nokia, CDK Global, and others.

Tomi Teikko
Tomi Teikko

Head of Empathic Building

Founder of Empathic Building application. Inspirational leader, futurist, keynote speaker with SW business management background in TietoEvry and other companies. CEO of the first successful rap band in Finland.

Pasi Pentinpuro

Head of Product Development Services

Runs Haltian custom project business and makes impossible things easy. Prior Haltian, a long history of product creation in Nokia internationally in the USA and Finland.

Kari Kivistö

Head of Product Management

Innovator and challenger. Runs product definition and product portfolio at Haltian. Previously has founded and exited a medical device startup, led a product management team in Nokia, and run a start-up incubator.