Meet our team

Eve Haavisto

Experience Designer, EduGo and SmartGo services

Eve is a multi-talented young professional with exceptional skills in coordinating various types of projects and events. At Osaango, Eve participates in most projects in one way or another and handles the practicalities of our learning programs.

Eve has a BSc in marketing from Aalto University and has also completed an international minor at Århus University. Before joining Osaango, Eve has worked as a freelancer in many industries. She has acquired experience in, e.g. market research, service design, event production, communications, social media marketing and non-profits.

Eve's special interests at the moment include innovative learning programs and organizations' internal communication. Eve has strong language skills and is happy to chat with you in English, Swedish or Finnish.

Gunta Krumina

Systems & Organizations Designer, FutureGo services

Gunta's most recent projects have taken her to develop digital customer journey's in legal services and using legal design to improve a travel-related datahub.

Gunta’s professional experience includes business development, international marketing, sales, product and project management, communications, client relationships, and journalism. She has worked in several industries and organizations in international B2B and B2C projects in Latvia and Finland. Her study background includes Master of Engineering and Biotechnology, as well as Master of Business Administration. She developed an international prize-winning marketing solution in the communications agency, and she is an active member of the OKFI Finland in the working group of social innovations.

Hanna Pikkusaari

Smart Technologies Advisor, Speaker and Educator

Hanna’s most recent responsibilities have covered operational and property technology (i.e. OT, incl. IoT) related enterprise architecture in smart buildings, and the processes from planning and constructing to property lifecycle and continuity management. Before leaping from IT to OT, her projects varied from machine learning, web analytics and serverless big data environments to marketng technology solutions, RFID and many things in between.

Hanna has a Diploma in Leadership, BBA in IT with studies covering system development, IT ethics, leadership and management with university studies in theoretical and applied physics, geophysics, astronomy and mathematics.

Julia Korpela

Experience Designer, EduGo and SmartGo services

Julia has been a part of the Osaango team since the beginning of 2019. She has taken deep dive into Osaango's and its brand's marketing and communications. You can see Julia's imprint in the apidays Helsinki conference, of which Osaango has been acting as the local organizer since 2019. For Osaango's customers, Julia has done market research, service design, and customer journey development. In addition, she has been involved in the development of the  online store and learning platform, Osaango Academy.

Julia has completed her studies of Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration. Her major is marketing, and alongside business studies, she studied psychology and communications. Julia's key competencies are in consumer behavior and customer experience. She has strong expertise in various digital tools and practical knowledge of customer service and customer acquisition.

Apidays Helsinki conference

Kim Salmela

Service and Organization Designer, FutureGo services

Kim's most recent projects have taken him to develop digital customer journey's in legal services and public traffic.

Kim's professional expertise covers service design, change management, business development, PR, marketing and product management. He has worked with brands such as Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Hyundai and Nissan on both national and international levels, creating successful campaigns and boosting brand awareness of these brands. He has also developed service models of several companies within different industries. He has an MBA in Leading Business Growth.

Marjukka Niinioja

Founding partner

API and Data Strategist, Speaker, Author and Educator

Marjukka is a co-author of a book on API economy and developed an open method, APIOps Cycles

Marjukka's recent projects have taken her to develop online courses on API and platform economy among other things, as well as designing business models and legal aspects and compliance in datahubs and other platforms. She frequently helps teams in API governance and strategy in telco, water supplies, energy as well as services and media.

Experience from various industries and sizes of organizations from small to huge like Kesko to public like Information Center for Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. She graduated from Helsinki university as Master of Education, with studies on Management, Computer Science, Product Management, Vocational Teaching and Business.

Watch some of Marjukka's talks in English orin Finnish

Tessa Viitanen

Founder of Techie Stories, one of our expert partners

Tessa is a long-time professional, with expertise in pioneering enterprise and solution architectures and technical project and change management, business development, technical promotion, outsourcing/nearshoring based on risks, and product ownership.

She has worked for brands such as Borealis Polymers, Orion Pharma, TDC, HP and Avanade (Accenture and Microsoft joint venture) on both national and international multimillion cases, fortune 500 clients, creating successful concepts, proof of concepts and designed successful global projects (enterprise and solution architectures, cost, WBS and timelines) pre- and post-sales and worked as part of the culturally diverse teams in deployment phase successfully as a technical lead.

She also has designed and deployed complex public-, hybrid- and virtual private cloud solutions, security, and compliance cloud automation within the private and public sectors successfully.

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