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Leadership Team

F-Secure Leadership Team

F-Secure Corporation's Leadership Team is responsible for managing the operations of F-Secure. The CEO appoints the leadership team members. Find out more about the Leadership Team members.

Christian Fredrikson

Christian Fredrikson

President and CEO
born 1964
christian.fredrikson@f-secure.com

Christian Fredrikson is the President and CEO of F-Secure Corporation. Mr. Fredrikson joined F-Secure in January 2012 from Nokia Siemens Networks where he was responsible for global sales of the Network Systems business unit. Before that he has held several executive positions in Nokia since 1994, including Head of the Asia Pacific Region and Head of OBS Business Unit (Operation and Business Software). 

Christian Fredrikson is a member of new EU cloud computing board , the Steering Board of the European Cloud Partnership (ECP). He is also a member of Communications Administration Committee of Ministry of Transport and Communications Mobile in Finland, a member of the Board of Remedy Entertainment Ltd. and a member of the Board of Finnish Information Security Cluster (FISC). Mr. Fredrikson holds a master's degree in engineering from Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.
 

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Pirkka Palomäki

Pirkka Palomäki

CSO
born 1970
pirkka.palomaki@f-secure.com

Pirkka Palomäki is the Chief Strategy Officer of F-Secure Corporation and has been a member of the Leadership Team since 2001. He joined F-Secure in 1997 and has previously worked as Chief Technology Officer and held positions  in product management and marketing. Prior to joining F-Secure, Mr. Palomäki worked for Telecom Finland (currently TeliaSonera) in the field of marketing, business development and development management for data communication services. He holds a Master of Science degree in International Marketing and Business Strategy from the Helsinki University of Technology.

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Johanna Orjatsalo

Johanna Orjatsalo

VP, Human Resources
born 1973
johanna.orjatsalo@f-secure.com

Johanna Orjatsalo is Vice President, Human Resources of F-Secure Corporation and has been a member of the Leadership Team since 2014. She joined F-Secure in January 2011, and her earlier role within the company included developing F-Secure organizational capabilities globally, especially regarding sales and marketing operations. Before joining F-Secure she worked as Account Manager and Management Consultant at Accenture 2006-2010. Her previous employers include Capgemini (2001-2006), McKinsey & Company (2000-2001) and Gemini Consulting (1998-2000). She has conducted B. Sc. (econ.) studies at Aalto University School of Business, with major studies in Business Technology and minor studies in Organization and Management. She also holds a BBA degree in International Business from EVTEK University of Applied Sciences.

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Taneli Virtanen

Taneli Virtanen

CFO
born 1965
taneli.virtanen@f-secure.com

Taneli Virtanen is the Chief Financial Officer of F Secure Corporation and has been a member of the Leadership Team since 2002. Prior to joining F Secure in 1999, Mr. Virtanen worked for Santasalo-JOT Group as Group Controller. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Helsinki School of Economics.

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Pekka Usva

Pekka Usva

VP, Corporate Security
born 1969
pekka.usva@f-secure.com

Pekka Usva is the Vice President, Corporate Security of F-Secure Corporation and has been a member of the Leadership Team since July 2012. He joined F-Secure in 1995 and has served in various positions including a Director in Corporate Business Solutions, a Director of Product Management and Development in Corporate Business and a Director of Solution Management in Corporate Business. He holds Datanomi Degree (Vocational Qualification in Business Information Technology) and studies from Helsinki School of Economics.

 

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Samu Konttinen

Samu Konttinen

Executive Vice President, Consumer Security
born 1973
samu.konttinen@f-secure.com

Samu Konttinen is the Executive Vice President, Consumer Security of F-Secure Corporation. Prior to that he served as Executive Vice President, Customer and Market Operations, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Vice President of Sales and Geographical Operations and Vice President of Mobile Business Unit. Mr. Konttinen has been a member of the Leadership Team since 2009. He joined the company in 2005 and in his earlier career he worked in sales and channel management, including Director of Regional Operations, covering F-Secure operations in +20 countries in EMEA. Before joining F-Secure he held a Vice President position at Valimo Wireless Ltd 2001-2005. Mr. Konttinen is also a member of the board of Ixonos Plc. He has studied Business Administration at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences.

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Jari Still

Jari Still

VP, R&D
born 1965
jari.still@f-secure.com

Jari Still is the Vice President, Research and Development of F-Secure Corporation and has been a member of the Leadership Team since April 2012. He has worked e.g. as a head of research and development of Mobile Business Unit. Prior to joining F-Secure on 2000, Mr. Still worked as co-founder and Chief Executive Officer in Modera Point Oy and in it's subsidiary in San Jose, CA. Earlier in his career Mr. Still has worked for Finnish telecommunication and software companies in product development and management positions. He has also had several Chairman positions in the Oulu area software and business forums. Mr. Still has a BSc degree from Oulu University Department of Information Processing Science. He has also made several scientific publications related to software development and innovation.

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Janne Juvonen

Janne Juvonen

Executive Vice President, Customer and Market Operations
born 1968
janne.juvonen@f-secure.com

Janne Juvonen is Executive Vice President, Customer and Market Operations of F-Secure Corporation. He joined the company in April 2014 from Rovio Enterteinment Ltd. In his earlier career he has held sales and management positions at Rautakirja Oy, Carlsberg Baltic Region, Carlsberg Singapore and Carlsberg Asia. Prior to that he has worked at Sinebrychoff, Coca Cola, Anttila and Masterfoods. Janne Juvonen holds eMBA degree from Aalto University.

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Timo Laaksonen

Timo Laaksonen

VP, Content Cloud
born 1961
timo.laaksonen@f-secure.com

Timo Laaksonen is the Vice President, Content Cloud. He joined F-Secure in October 2012 and has been a member of the Leadership Team since the beginning. Prior to joining F-Secure, he worked as Chief Commercial Officer in Tecnotree Corp. He started his career in enterprise IT sales and marketing in Nokia Data and Teamware Group (Fujitsu). He then moved on to drive and manage a number of international growth business ventures, many of them in the telecom and mobile arena. He has also specialized in solution and services business as Executive VP in Sonera SmartTrust, and as CEO of venture backed companies First Hop and Xtract. He holds a Master’s Degree (Econ.) from Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland.

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