Corporate Management Team

 

Petri Kairinen
Petri Kairinen
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
MSc (Econ)
Born 1977

Petri has been Nixu’s CEO since 2014 and has served as a Member of the Management team since 2006. Petri’s most important responsibilities include leading Nixu’s operating culture in such a way that the Nixu professionals thrive and evolve to perform their duties. Petri's service promise to Nixuans is 24HEar that is, the promise to read and acknowledge all incoming messages from employees within 24 hours. Before becoming CEO, Petri headed Nixu’s sales and marketing since 2006. He has previous experience from sales and marketing positions in several technology-based companies such as Elcoteq, Affecto, and Hewlett-Packard.

Telephone: +358 40 832 1832
Email: petri.kairinen[at]nixu.com
Twitter: @kairinen

Janne Kärkkäinen
Janne Kärkkäinen
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
MSc (Econ)
Born 1973

Janne Kärkäinen was appointed CFO in January 2016. As CFO Janne is responsible for Nixu Group’s financial management and risk management, and operational support functions. Additionally, he serves as Nixu’s deputy CEO and Secretary of the Board. Janne is an experienced CFO with a long international career, providing Nixu with wide-ranging international expertise in the financial management of consulting and service companies. Before joining Nixu, Janne worked as CFO at M-Brain, Global Intelligence Alliance Group, and Tetra Pak. 


Telephone: +358 40 529 4603
Email: janne.karkkainen[at]nixu.com

Kim Westerlund


Kim Westerlund
Chief Development Officer (CDO)
University-level studies
Born 1975

Kim Westerlund was appointed as Nixu’s Chief Development Officer (CDO) in February 2014. As CDO, Kim is responsible for the service, people and overall development including support systems at Nixu. Before taking the duties of CDO, Kim was managing the security architecture business at Nixu since 2005. Before joining Nixu, Kim has held information security positions at Hewlett-Packard and Finland’s Post.

Telephone: +358 40 512 3125
Email: kim.westerlund[at]nixu.com
Twitter: @_KimWesterlund

Valtteri Peltomäki
Valtteri Peltomäki

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
MSc (Econ)
Born 1981

Valtteri has served as Nixu’s CCO since 2014, his responsibilities being sales, marketing, and sales partners. He has extensive experience in customer relationship development, sales management, and marketing in cybersecurity, allowing him to promote a customer-oriented sales culture across the company. Valtteri Joined Nixu in 2008. Before becoming CCO, he served as Nixu’s sales manager and held various sales and marketing positions. Before joining Nixu, Valtteri held various specialist positions, for example at Capgemini.

Telephone: +358 40 704 0808
Email: valtteri.peltomaki[at]nixu.com
Twitter: @vapelto