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 at Nokia in global roles.

Teemu Hannula


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

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Jussi Tammi


Jyrki Okkonen

CTO, Co-Founder 

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

Janne Kilpeläinen

Head of Sales

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

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Jarno Majava

Head of Product Management

Results-oriented leader in international sales, product management, and business partnerships, Jarno oversees Haltian product strategy, portfolio, and life-cycle management.

Pasi Pentinpuro

Head of IoT

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

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Tapio Nissilä

Head of Empathic Building

Tapio is an experienced SaaS business leader. Previously Tapio has worked at start-ups and scale-ups in board and managerial roles as well as at larger companies including IBM and PwC. Author of Lean Sales.

Tomi Teikko
Tomi Teikko

USA country manager

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

Riina Kirmanen, Haltian CMO
Riina Kirmanen


Passionate about growth, digitalization, marketing, branding, and international business. Believes in continuous learning and people. She has over 20 years of leadership experience in global technology companies like Fujitsu, Unisys, and Vaisala. Now overseeing Haltian marketing operations.