Management Team

The Management Team assists the CEO with the preparation of the strategy, operating principles and other shared issues of the company and its business operations.

Management Team

The CEO is responsible for the routine administration of the company in line with the instructions and orders provided by the Board, and for actively safeguarding the company’s interests. The CEO steers and monitors Siili’s operations; is responsible for day-to-day management, productisation and strategy implementation; and prepares matters to be processed by the Board and is responsible for their implementation. Timo Luhtaniemi, MSc, MBA, has served as the CEO of Siili Solutions Plc since 1 January 2018.

In accordance with Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation), Siili has since 3 July 2016, by means of stock exchange releases, disclosed its managers’ and their related parties’ transactions in Siili’s financial instruments. Information about all such transactions is available as separate stock exchange releases on the list of stock exchange releases, in Finnish.

Information about insiders’ shareholdings (2 July 2016) is available in the insider register, in Finnish.


Timo Luhtaniemi


Born: 1963
Education: M.Sc. (Tech), MBA
CEO at Siili Solutions Oyj since 1.1.2018. Timo Luhtaniemi is one of Siili's founders. During twenty years in the IT industry, he has held various expert, sales and leadership positions. From 2007 until 2017 Timo lead the Finnish operations of Swedish publicly listed company Inwido.


Kristiina Burtsoff


Born: 1974
Education: M.Sc. (Econ)
Employed by Siili Solutions Plc since 2016 and member of the management team as CHRO since 2017. Kristiina moved to Siili from Bilot Oy where she worked as HR Director in 2013-2016. She started her career in 1998 and worked few years in finance and controlling positions before transferring to her first HR management position in 2007. She has also worked as HR Solution Consultant for couple of years.


Aleksi Kankainen


Born: 1977
Education: KTM
CFO at Siili Solutions Oyj since 17.9.2018. Aleksi moved to Siili from Swedish Inwido-group, where he held the position of CFO for the UK and European operations, based in England from 2016 to 2018. From 2008 to 2016 Aleksi was Controller and CFO for the Finnish operations of Inwido.


Antti Kiukas


Born: 1982
Education: Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business
Antti is responsible for marketing and communications at Siili since December 2018 and a member of the company's executive board since February 4th, 2019. Prior to Siili Antti has worked as a management consultant for both domestic and international assignments for 13 years. Latest position for Antti before joining Siili was the Marketing Director in a Finnish publicly listed company Trainers' House Plc.


Väinö Leskinen

SVP, Siili Auto

Born: 1971
Employed at Siili Solutions since 2016 and member of the management team since 2018. Väinö has extensive international experience from the TBWA group in the United States, where he was responsible for mobile solutions globally. Creative teams lead by Väinö have won awards internationally in Europe, China and the United States, and Väinö has been at the fore front exporting Finnish know-how.


Jarkko Malviniemi

VP, Solutions

Born: 1977
Education: B.A. (Media & comm.)
Member of the management team since February 4th, 2019. Jarkko started at Siili in 2012 and has been responsible on creating and developing Siili’s design competence and multidisciplinary services and solutions. Jarkko has been working in different expert, management and leadership roles since 2000 with leading domestic and international companies regarding digital services and products.


Erkka Niemi


Born: 1975
Education: PhD (information systems), M.Sc (econ.)
Employed by Siili Solutions and member of the management team since 2013. Erkka moved to Siili after more than 20 years as an entrepreneur, focusing mainly on business development and digitalization projects for global corporations. During this time he held positions at Postipankki as financial analyst, at Satama Interactive as senior consultant and at Aalto University as lecturer and researcher.


Kari Pirttikangas

VP, Siili_one

Born: 1970
Education: M.Sc. (Tech)
Employed by Siili Solutions since 2010 and member of the management team since 2015. Kari has worked at Nokia 1994-2010, based in the UK 1998-2010 and from 2002 at Vertu in various leadership positions, most recently heading the product program. At Siili he has worked as an information management consultant, head of the telecommunications and media as well as industry and services business units and COO.


Pasi Ropponen

SVP, Key Accounts

Born: 1973
Education: BBA
Employed by Siili Solutions since 2012 and member of the management team since 2015. Pasi moved to Siili from Trainers´ House Plc, where he worked 2006-2012 as a consultant and sales director for Ignis, a subsidiary. He has 15 years of experience selling and marketing professional services, as well as leading these functions. At Siili, Pasi started as a solutions sales manager, moving to the business unit director position for industry and services in 2014, before moving to the position as sales director in 2015.


Hanna Seppänen

General Counsel

Born: 1974
Education: LL.M.
General Counsel at Siili Solutions since August 8th, 2018. Hanna moved to Siili from the position of General Counsel at Terveystalo. Prior to that she has worked as a lawyer at Tallink Silja Plc, Bird & Bird and Orion Plc. 


Kristian Takala

VP, Cloud Managed Services

Born: 1979
Employed by Siili Solutions and member of the management team since February 4th, 2019. Kristian moved to Siili from Fujitsu, where he worked as a Director for Service Management, as well as Director for Cloud, Network & Data center operations. His prior employers include CGI, Tieto, Radiolinja and Siemens.

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