The team

Elina Mauno

+358 40 514 7290

Elina is the one for assuring our operations are in line with our mission. Elina also handles the external partners and funding. Elina can't be seen without a wide smile and a vibrant gaze ahead. Contact Elina about our partners.

Katriina Juntunen

+358 41 438 0469

Katriina is a result-oriented developer of change methods who has years of experience in management and strategy work. Katriina cares about sustainable growth. Hey member, Katriina wants to know how you are - "Always feel free to call me!"

Jooel Friman


Jooel is our tech guru who reads 200 books a year. Jooel makes sure everything from trivia to large entities is in harmony while designing cheer up emojis for the team. Contact Jooel about the impact of scaleups.

Krista Lagus

Customer Success Manager
+358 40 825 1418

As a home-returnee expat, Krista crystallises big entities. She is a dynamic coach as well as a calm logician in one package. Contact Krista with thoughts having to do with our members.

Elina Jaakkola

Impact Leader
+358 40 570 5051

Elina is a management expert whose passion is eliminating growth barriers. Elina wants to inspire scaleups to utilise global change forces and megatrends as a source for competitive advantage. Contact Elina about our theme of circular economy.

Mikaela Wikström

Project Coordinator
+358 50 525 8907

Mikaela is an energy pack who makes sure our over 40 yearly events function. Mikaela is enthusiastic about the growth atmosphere is Finnish companies and she can be found in the cross-fit gym each morning. Contact Mikaela about events.

Anette Tuomainen

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Anette thrives on happy spirit and empathy and is passionate about branding and sustainable business. She fantasises about the scaling of Finnish innovations and resource smart future. Contact Anette about anything having to do with our marketing.

Vilja Hannula

Growth Captain (on maternal leave)

Vilja is a path leader with a big heart. Vilja is passionate about transformation, business development, making an impact, branding, and laughing.

The board

Timo Saalasti


Laura Juvonen

Annu Nieminen

Asko Schrey

Risto Siilasmaa

Aaro Cantell

Ilkka Kivimäki