As the Chairman of the Board, Sakari Suhonen brings extensive software and SaaS knowledge to the Tosibox board with his 20 years of experience from IT and software businesses. Previously he has led Efecte Oyj for close to six years through turnaround, SaaS transformation and IPO. He is currently the CEO of StarIT Oy and member of the board in Zero Keyboard Inc. Sakari’s passion is to build international growth stories from Finnish tech companies.
Markku Tapio brings to Tosibox his extensive experience in distribution channel marketing and corporate governance with nearly 30 years’ of experience in working abroad. For the past five years he’s been working as Sales and Marketing Consultant. Previously he has served as Vice President, Operations at Polar Electro, as Business Development Manager in Instrumentointi Oy, and in Sales Director positions at FRWD Technologies and Sinisalo Sports. In addition to Tosibox Markku serves on the Boards of three other companies.
Veikko Ylimartimo is the founder of Tosibox company and inventor of the TOSIBOX® technology. His wide understanding of the Internet of Things and industrial automation helped him create the innovative TOSIBOX® technology. With a long career in challenging IT positions, Veikko turned his experience towards consulting for companies that needed safe and reliable remote connections.
Satu Yrjänen provides Tosibox with invaluable top-level knowledge about marketing and market intelligence. Satu is the CEO of one of the largest research and analytics companies worldwide, Kantar TNS Oy. She has strong knowledge in marketing, PR, strategy and leadership from previous positions as Product Manager at Neste, Communication Consultant at BNL Euro RSCG, Marketing and PR Director at Microsoft, and CEO at SEK Loyal. She is an experienced Board member at Stonesoft (Intel/McAfee), Tivia – The Finnish Information Processing Association, MARK – The Finnish Marketing Association, FAMRA – The Finnish Associations of Marketing Research, and Suomen Gallup Elintarviketieto Oy.
Mikko Siivola complements Tosibox board through his software and B2B cloud service business expertise. He is the Country Director of Finago that offers cloud-based accounting software, and part of the Accountor Group management team. Mikko is a Board member and one of the main owners at Urho Tuominen Oy, and he is also a member of the board of the Finnish Software Industry and Entrepreneur Association.
Markku leads the company’s sales organization and work closely with other Tosibox operations and distributors (partners) globally. Markku has a long career in executive sales management positions from Aino Health Finland, Basware and CAA Consulting. He holds an Executive MBA degree.
Markku works as an interim CEO along with his duties as a CSO.
Pekka has done a long career in cyber security field. Before joining Tosibox, he worked for Nixu Oyj as a CTO and before that in different roles from a penetration tester to principal security consultant and also various service and team management roles in both technical and administrative security areas. One of Pekka’s passions is developing products that people love.
Paula Keski-Oja is the Tosibox CFO. Paula is a solution oriented financial management professional with the objective to simplify things. In addition to conducting financial statement audits, she has strong expertise with technical accounting issues, evaluating control environments as well as working as a team leader. Before Tosibox, Paula has worked as an Authorized Public Accountant (APA) at Deloitte, mainly focusing on group audits of Finnish listed companies.
Pia Klemetti is the proficient and experienced Tosibox People lead, as she has about 20 years of experience from HR, organization, project and people leadership.
Before Tosibox, she worked in ICT, engineering and adult education business, in companies such as Nokia, Arm and Rastor-instituutti. She looks at the business through the People agenda and vice versa, and feels passionate about business HR, leadership development and coaching.