Digital Solution Experts

digital solution experts

About Us

Meet The Kairanites. A team of Nordic digital solution experts with over 60+ years of experience in diverse fields. Over the years we have seen what happens when projects don’t go according to plan. As a result of this, we offer our clients a project office that knows what really needs to be done to see digital transformation projects succeed. Not just get done, but to be seen as successful!

Oulu Experts

Janne Siltari
Founder

Skills

Experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in IT and digital service industry. 

Janne is an executive decision-maker, Innovation and Change Management expert

New Business and Process Creator

Offers his clients support in:

  • Project Management
  • Service design
  • Data analytics
  • SW development & HW development
  • Cloud service
  • Business intelligence &  consultancy
 

Outi Mattila
Senior Advisor

Skills

Excellent communication skills and business negotiations. 

Even though she manages several teams at a time, Outi’s projects always run smoothly and on target. 

As a digital solutions and software consulting services expert, Outi has 17+ years of experience in the B2B sector in several key delivery roles. 

She is a Senior Team Leader and Site Manager and also acts a Senior Advisor for startups and investor. 

 

Jasmin Al Amir
Senior Advisor

Skills

Senior Advisor for the Middle East and North Africa business culture. As well as our advisor for oil, gas and maritime sectors. 

Jasmin has a masters in energy technology with experience in developing digital services for the energy, maritime and finance sectors. 

She has taken roles on in project management, sales, marketing as well as business development.

She has executed projects for the oil and gas sector in Norway, Oman, Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia. 

 

Carrie Schoeller
Marketing Manager

Skills

From research to branding Carrie has it covered.

Throughout her career she has worked in global sales and marketing research.

A self proclaimed analytical thinker who uses data to come up with marketing strategies for her clients.

Passionate about greentech and healthcare solutions.

Always on the look out for companies to introduce to Kaira Clan’s network.

Samuli Junttila
Agriculture Advisor

Skills

Samuli himself is a farmer and an agrologist who offers insight into the best farming practices. 

Specializes in:

  • Production,  Logistics and supply chain specialist
  • Soil
  • Water and cropping system management
  • Fertilization
  • Planting/sowing, crop maintenance
  • Protection management, harvesting and storage. 
  • Agricultural education platforms: vertical and aeroponic farming 
 

Harri Paadar
Innovation Program Mgr.

Skills

Starting his career in the early 90’s at Nokia, Harri has worked on many projects over the years.  

What sets him apart from other program managers is his many years of working in large scale international projects. 

Harri gets excited over designing new products and services.  This is where his prototyping skills come in use!

Known for his excellent customer care, Harri believes all actions should be based with the customer relationship in mind. 


 

 

Virpi Juusola
Community Director

Skills

Virpi has spent over 26 years in various tech companies focusing on research and development as well as product concepting. 

She enjoys interacting with startups and has a long history with companies in the automotive industry. 

Virpi’s long history in the tech industry has given her a passion for creating new products. 

From idea creation to productizing she is there every step.


Helsinki Experts

Alejandro Santacreu
Innovation Manager

Skills

Built and ran a full-stack Startup team with 15 individuals from 8 different nationalities across 3 different countries. 

Ale has done the application, management and reporting for several multi million-euro research projects with a combination of 26 participants.

As our Innovation Manager we have seen first hand his enthusiasm in the way he encourages future innovators with his leadership skills.

Ale is in charge of our innovation program, Kaira Academy.

Juha Yli-Petäys
Business Advisor

Skills

Juha is our Senior Business and Mining Advisor. 

Extensive skill set in international business and people development in B2B environment. 

He has been responsible for leading change from a product based sales model to account based selling. 

Lead cultural transformation with R&D organization to move into an agile and lean product development model. 

Tampere Expert

Tero Blomqvist
CEO & Founder

Spent 19 years in the mobile industry. Tero is now a private investor, Ecosystem specialist, writer and Smart City expert. 

Co-authored two books on Smart City development. 

Has given over 100 Smart City theme related public seminars in 15 countries. 

Program Director for creating and building as well as managing Smart City Program Tampere

Creating proposals for Fan Experience Platform.

Advisor for Tampere Tram to define and create data-based business solutions for tram operations.

Consultant in tourism sector

Define and created strategic and operative proposals related to smart city data platform.