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.

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Vesa Leino


20+ years of comprehensive finance, business and leadership understanding. Has worked in Nokia, Microsoft and other technology companies and in CFO and CEO roles in a Finnish stock listed company.

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.

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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 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 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, keynote speaker with SW business management background in TietoEvry and other companies. CEO of the first successful rap band in Finland.