Board of Directors

Governance

Board of Directors

Pertti Kyttälä

b. 1950, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board member since 2005 and Chairman of the Board since 2010. Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee and member of the Nomination Committee. Managing Director of Peranit Ltd. His previous posts include CEO at Radiolinja Ltd (1999–2003), IT Director at Helsinki Telephone Company (1997–1999), Managing Director at Samlink Ltd (1994–1997) and Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director at Sp-palvelu Ltd (1991–1994). Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland. Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

 

Robert Ingman

b. 1961, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2010 and Vice Chairman of the Board since 2012. Chairman of the Board's Nomination Committee and member of the Compensation Committee. Full-time Chairman of the Board of Ingman Group Oy Ab. His previous posts include Managing Director at Arla Ingman Oy Ab (2007–2011) and Ingman Foods Oy Ab (1997–2006). Chairman of the Board of Etteplan Plc and Halti Ltd. Member of the Board at Arla Ltd., Evli Pankki Plc and M-Brain Ltd. Independent of the company.

 

Päivi Hokkanen

b. 1959, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2012. Chairman of the Board's Compensation Committee. CIO and Executive Group member at A-Katsastus Group Oy since 1.9.2012. Her previous posts include CIO at Sanoma Plc (2009–2012) and at Stockmann Plc (2002–2009), Director at SysOpen Plc (1998–2002) and various positions at Cap Gemini Plc (1995–1998) and Kansallisrahoitus Ltd. (1984–1995). Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland. Member of the Board at the Finnish Information Processing Association (2010–2011). Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

 

Seppo Ruotsalainen

b. 1954, M.Sc. (Eng.), Lic. Tech.

Digia Board Member since 2012. Member of the Board's Audit Committee. Currently works as a board professional holding board chairman, board member, investor and strategic advisor roles in various technology and software companies. His previous assignments include President and CEO at Tekla Corporation (1998–2003), SVP at F-Secure Corporation (2008–2009), EVP at Oy LM Ericsson Ab (1994–1998) and Sales Director at Hewlett Packard (1982–1993) as well as Chairman of the Board at Commit Oy, AniLinker Oy, Fountain Park Oy and Finnish Information Association (2004–2006). Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland and FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network), Chairman of the Board at Mikkelin Puhelinosuuskunta MPY, member of the Board at Biisafe Ltd, Profict Partners Ltd. and Viabile Ltd. Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

 

Leena Saarinen

b. 1960, M.Sc. (Food technology)

Digia Board Member since 2012. Member of the Board's Compensation Committee and Audit Committee. Currently works as a board professional, holding Board chairman or Board member roles in various companies, including Helsingin Palvelut Ltd., Arla Ltd., Arcus-Gruppen AS and Etteplan Plc. Her previous posts include Managing Director at Suomen Lähikauppa Ltd. (2007–2010), President and CEO at Altia Corporation (2005–2007) and various positions at Unilever (1990–2005). Member of the Advisory Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (2008–2012) and Luottokunta (2008–2011). Member of the Board at Outokumpu Plc (2003–2011) and Atria Plc (2006–2007). Independent of the company and major significant shareholders.

 

Tommi Uhari

b. 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Digia Board Member since 2010. Member of the Board's Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. Currently holds board member and strategic advisor roles in various companies. Co-Founder and CEO at UROS Ltd. (2011–2015). His previous posts include management team member of ST Microelectronics (2006–2010), various managerial positions at ST's joint ventures ST-NXP Wireless and ST-Ericsson (2008–2010), head of ST's Wireless Business Unit (2006–2008) and Director of Nokia Wireless and SW platforms units at Nokia (1999–2006). Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

 

Kai Öistämö

b. 1964, Doctor of Technology, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Digia Board Member since 2015. Member of the Board's Compensation Committee. A professional board member, currently Chairman of the Board at Fastems Oy, Helvar Oy and University of Tampere and Board Member at InterDigital Technology Corporation and Sanoma Corporation. His previous posts include Chief Development Officer at Nokia until the autumn of 2014 and a member of the Nokia Group Executive Board in 2006–2014. Obtained his Doctorate in Technology (Signal Processing) from Tampere University of Technology in 1992. Independent of the company and its major shareholders.