Team

Marko Höynälä (CEO)


Marko has worked over 20 years in telecommunication industry in various senior management positions and demonstrated on continuous basis, abilities to deliver and work effectively within large, complex and diverse multisite organizations.

Marko has lived in 4 different country and works effectively with different nationalities and can bridge the gaps between different cultures.

Marko is known as a person who drives initiatives and projects always into a completion - Always.

Marko possess two patents and another two patents are pending for approval.

Below are his last positions:

CEO of Wiciot
http://www.cmicro.io

CEO of Exiops
http://www.skiiot.com

2013 - 2015 Director of Operations (Broadcom Communications, Oulu, Finland)

2010 - 2013 Director of Operations (Renesas Mobile Europe, Oulu, Finland)
Team

Matti-Mikael Cedervall (GM)


Matti-Mikael Cedervall (General Manager) Automation engineer (BEng). Industrial engineering and management MSc (thesis worker).

Matti-Mikael is qualified and certified project manager (PMAF Certification). He has also lead his team to victory in innovation competitions during his studies. Also, he is known for Lean thinking.

Matti-Mikael has experience on working with multitalented and multicultural teams. He always works with grit and best results possible.

Matti-Mikael is a great Team Player.

Matti-Mikael has lived in two different countries and can speak fluently English, Swedish, Norwegian and basics of Spanish and Russian.
Team

Tanja Orre (Algorithm Developer)


Tanja is a Master of Science in Mathematics.

She has working experience in Computer algorithm development, MATLAB and Procedural Language/Structured Query Language. She has also experience in a Software Product Testing.

Before KIPUWEX she has worked in:

Exiops Oy
Procomp Solutions Oy
Suomen 3C OY
University of Oulu
Team

Jari Rutanen (SW Designer)


Jari is a seasoned SW Designer with experience in various areas of SW development. He has graduated from the University of Oulu with masters degree in electrical engineering (MscEE) in 1993.

He started his career at Nokia Networks Oy (currently NSN) where he worked as a SW engineer in the development of 2G/3G-basestations.

Later on he I moved on to Finndent Oy where he developed and maintained FD8000 dental care unit SW.

Currently he is participating a web-fullstack course arranged by Saranen Consulting Oy and performing his training period at Exiops Oy.
Team

Anna Inkala (SW Developer)


Anna is a mysterious lady. There's not much information available of her. She has done most of her software development remotely.
Team
Team

Henri Nieminen (Co-Founder & Business advisor)


Henri Nieminen, President and CEO of Finnfoam Ltd, has raised Finnfoam as a significant player in its own field of business.

Henri is known as a visionary, an innovator and a brave decision-maker. Henri is a global leader who listens to other people's opinions and is genuinely involved in doing so. Henri is a people's leader who emphasizes openness and honesty in business enviroment.

Henri was elected Finnish Young Leader of the Year in 2012.
Team

Tarja Pölkki (Medical Advisor) RN, PhD


Tarja is an Adjunct Professor (clinical nursing science) in the University of Oulu. Currently, she is working as a Specialist in Clinical Nursing Science at the Department of Children and Women in Oulu University Hospital leading the research projects focused on the care of pediatric patients and families.

Dr. Pölkki’s research interests include the areas of pain assessment and pain management in pediatric patients, aimed at the use of non-pharmacological methods and their effectiveness of pain, fear and anxiety.

Tarja did her PhD-studies on children’s post-operative pain management from the viewpoints of children, parents and nurses. After that, she has focused on neonatal pain care developing in her research team the Neonatal Infant Acute Pain Assessment Scale (NIAPAS) for assessing infants’ pain in neonatal intensive care units.

She is also interested in using digital innovations in pediatric surgery process, developing patient- and family-centered care, and examining how virtual environment including natural elements can increase the well-being of child in a hospital setting.

Tarja Pölkki has been as a Principal Investigator in the international European Survey research project focusing on neonatal pain care and an Editor-In-Chief in the Scientific National Journal.

Currently, she is a member in the research and education group of PEARL (Pain in Early Life). She is also taking part in several multidisciplinary and innovative projects, such as YSI (University hospitals as innovation platforms) and the Virtual Hospital 2.0 http://www.terveyskyla.fi Improving healthcare services for citizens, patients and medical professionals.
Team

Jukka Majava (Advisor) PhD and Adjunct Professor at Oulu University


Jukka is Adjunct professor at Oulu university and has 6+ years of research and education experience.  Over 30 international publications on innovation management, product management and operations management.

Jukka has 12+ years of experience in ICT-industry, Technology Marketing, Customer Care, Partner Management, and Project Management experience at Nokia Oulu and Tampere units (1999-2011).

Project leader for Nokia Series 40 ecosystem story, technology marketing to key operator customers and application developers. Managed customer care for Nokia Multimedia online sales channel, care concept development for new products, such as Nokia Internet Tablets, and e-support development. Application developer relationship management and applications sourcing, project manager for Nokia's 3rd party developer program.
Team

Harri Haapasalo, (Advisor) Professor, D.Sc. Tech., M.Sc. Eng., M.Sc. Econ.


Harri is a Head of Industrial Engineering and Management.
Team
Team

Conseptas


Conseptas specializes in the product design of electronical consumer products, but also business-to-business products. Their client companies come from all over Finland.

Conseptas have special know-how in products which are used in harsh environments, requiring for example water resistancy and EMC shielding.

Conseptas design and create products integrated with electronics and mechanics. Providing world class industrial design, simulation, product ramp up and documentation for designed products.

The employees of Conseptas have several decades of experience in product development.

http://www.conseptas.com

iProtoXi


iProtoXi offers IoT services, customizable platforms and applications. They design and manufacture innovative, modular, energy efficient and wearable electronics.

iProtoXi solutions include full stack design services and cloud ready IoT platforms. productizing business idea to complete sellable mass product or solution.

Their IoT services are especially suitable for modular and energy-efficient Internet-of-Things wearables.

http://iprotoxi.fi/

MiniSV


China has been developing fast and with its 1.4 billion population it is considered as one of the best places to invest. The Chinese market has huge business potential, but at the same time, it is quite different from the European one.

The MiNiSV is a platform specially designed to accelerate commercialisation of innovations into entrepreneurship. It is directly connected to the Belt and Road Initiative, which is one of the most promising economic development projects.

This initiative will extend from the Chinese mainland to Europe and include more than 60% of the world’s population from over 60 countries across Asia, Europe and Africa.

The MiNiSV is considered as a ‘pilot hub’ that will provide international entrepreneurial opportunities and support EU-based companies during their expansion to the Nanjing Silicon Valley.

http://www.minisv.com/

Oulu University Hospital


Oulu University Hospital (OYS) is an innovative, research and development-oriented provider of high-quality healthcare. The special responsibility area of Oulu University Hospital covers the whole of Northern Finland – accounting for more than half of Finland's geographical area and home to 741,000 people.

The Oulu University Hospital is affiliated with the University of Oulu, and it is used as a teaching hospital by the Faculty of Medicine. The hospital was established in 1973.

In 1963–1972 the teaching hospital of the university was the Oulu provincial hospital. The hospital serves as the central hospital for Northern Ostrobothnia region. It was previously named as Oulu University Central Hospital (Finnish:Oulun yliopistollinen keskussairaala, OYKS).

The hospital is owned and operated by the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District (in finnish: Pohjois-Pohjanmaan sairaanhoitopiiri) which is a joint municipal authority responsible for production of specialized medical services in the region.

It also owns and operates two other hospitals: Oulaskangas Hospital in Oulainen and Visala Hospital in Ylivieska.

http://www.ppshp.fi

Team

Team

Marko Höynälä
(CEO)


Marko has worked over 20 years in telecommunication industry in various senior management positions and demonstrated on continuous basis, abilities to deliver and work effectively within large, complex and diverse multisite organizations.

Marko has lived in 4 different country and works effectively with different nationalities and can bridge the gaps between different cultures.

Marko is known as a person who drives initiatives and projects always into a completion - Always.

Marko possess two patents and another two patents are pending for approval.

Below are his last positions:

CEO of Wiciot
http://www.cmicro.io

CEO of Exiops
http://www.skiiot.com

2013 - 2015 Director of Operations (Broadcom Communications, Oulu, Finland)

2010 - 2013 Director of Operations (Renesas Mobile Europe, Oulu, Finland)

Team

Matti-Mikael Cedervall
(GM)


Matti-Mikael Cedervall (General Manager) Automation engineer (BEng). Industrial engineering and management MSc (thesis worker).

Matti-Mikael is qualified and certified project manager (PMAF Certification). He has also lead his team to victory in innovation competitions during his studies. Also, he is known for Lean thinking.

Matti-Mikael has experience on working with multitalented and multicultural teams. He always works with grit and best results possible.

Matti-Mikael is a great Team Player.

Matti-Mikael has lived in two different countries and can speak fluently English, Swedish, Norwegian and basics of Spanish and Russian.

Team

Tanja Orre
(Algorithm Developer)


Tanja is a Master of Science in Mathematics.

She has working experience in Computer algorithm development, MATLAB and Procedural Language/Structured Query Language. She has also experience in a Software Product Testing.

Before KIPUWEX she has worked in:

Exiops Oy
Procomp Solutions Oy
Suomen 3C OY
University of Oulu

Team

Jari Rutanen
(SW Designer)


Jari is a seasoned SW Designer with experience in various areas of SW development. He has graduated from the University of Oulu with masters degree in electrical engineering (MscEE) in 1993.

He started his career at Nokia Networks Oy (currently NSN) where he worked as a SW engineer in the development of 2G/3G-basestations.

Later on he I moved on to Finndent Oy where he developed and maintained FD8000 dental care unit SW.

Currently he is participating a web-fullstack course arranged by Saranen Consulting Oy and performing his training period at Exiops Oy.

Team

Anna Inkala
(SW Developer)


Anna is a mysterious lady. There's not much information available of her. She has done most of her software development remotely. (odottaa vielä Annan tietoja)

Advisors

Team

Henri Nieminen
(Co-Founder & Business advisor)


Henri Nieminen, President and CEO of Finnfoam Ltd, has raised Finnfoam as a significant player in its own field of business.

Henri is known as a visionary, an innovator and a brave decision-maker. Henri is a global leader who listens to other people's opinions and is genuinely involved in doing so. Henri is a people's leader who emphasizes openness and honesty in business enviroment.

Henri was elected Finnish Young Leader of the Year in 2012.

Team

Tarja Pölkki
(Medical Advisor)
RN, PhD


Tarja is an Adjunct Professor (clinical nursing science) in the University of Oulu. Currently, she is working as a Specialist in Clinical Nursing Science at the Department of Children and Women in Oulu University Hospital leading the research projects focused on the care of pediatric patients and families.

Dr. Pölkki’s research interests include the areas of pain assessment and pain management in pediatric patients, aimed at the use of non-pharmacological methods and their effectiveness of pain, fear and anxiety.

Tarja did her PhD-studies on children’s post-operative pain management from the viewpoints of children, parents and nurses. After that, she has focused on neonatal pain care developing in her research team the Neonatal Infant Acute Pain Assessment Scale (NIAPAS) for assessing infants’ pain in neonatal intensive care units.

She is also interested in using digital innovations in pediatric surgery process, developing patient- and family-centered care, and examining how virtual environment including natural elements can increase the well-being of child in a hospital setting.

Tarja Pölkki has been as a Principal Investigator in the international European Survey research project focusing on neonatal pain care and an Editor-In-Chief in the Scientific National Journal.

Currently, she is a member in the research and education group of PEARL (Pain in Early Life). She is also taking part in several multidisciplinary and innovative projects, such as YSI (University hospitals as innovation platforms) and the Virtual Hospital 2.0
http://www.terveyskyla.fi
Improving healthcare services for citizens, patients and medical professionals.

Team

Jukka Majava
(Advisor) PhD and Adjunct Professor at Oulu University


Jukka is Adjunct professor at Oulu university and has 6+ years of research and education experience.  Over 30 international publications on innovation management, product management and operations management.

Jukka has 12+ years of experience in ICT-industry, Technology Marketing, Customer Care, Partner Management, and Project Management experience at Nokia Oulu and Tampere units (1999-2011).

Project leader for Nokia Series 40 ecosystem story, technology marketing to key operator customers and application developers. Managed customer care for Nokia Multimedia online sales channel, care concept development for new products, such as Nokia Internet Tablets, and e-support development. Application developer relationship management and applications sourcing, project manager for Nokia's 3rd party developer program.

Team

Harri Haapasalo
(Advisor) Professor, D.Sc. Tech., M.Sc. Eng., M.Sc. Econ.


Harri is a Head of Industrial Engineering and Management.

Partners


Conseptas specializes in the product design of electronical consumer products, but also business-to-business products. Their client companies come from all over Finland.

Conseptas have special know-how in products which are used in harsh environments, requiring for example water resistancy and EMC shielding.

Conseptas design and create products integrated with electronics and mechanics. Providing world class industrial design, simulation, product ramp up and documentation for designed products.

The employees of Conseptas have several decades of experience in product development.

http://www.conseptas.com


iProtoXi offers IoT services, customizable platforms and applications. They design and manufacture innovative, modular, energy efficient and wearable electronics.

iProtoXi solutions include full stack design services and cloud ready IoT platforms. productizing business idea to complete sellable mass product or solution.

Their IoT services are especially suitable for modular and energy-efficient Internet-of-Things wearables.

http://iprotoxi.fi/


China has been developing fast and with its 1.4 billion population it is considered as one of the best places to invest. The Chinese market has huge business potential, but at the same time, it is quite different from the European one.

The MiNiSV is a platform specially designed to accelerate commercialisation of innovations into entrepreneurship. It is directly connected to the Belt and Road Initiative, which is one of the most promising economic development projects.

This initiative will extend from the Chinese mainland to Europe and include more than 60% of the world’s population from over 60 countries across Asia, Europe and Africa.

The MiNiSV is considered as a ‘pilot hub’ that will provide international entrepreneurial opportunities and support EU-based companies during their expansion to the Nanjing Silicon Valley.

http://www.minisv.com/


Oulu University Hospital (OYS) is an innovative, research and development-oriented provider of high-quality healthcare. The special responsibility area of Oulu University Hospital covers the whole of Northern Finland – accounting for more than half of Finland's geographical area and home to 741,000 people.

The Oulu University Hospital is affiliated with the University of Oulu, and it is used as a teaching hospital by the Faculty of Medicine. The hospital was established in 1973.

In 1963–1972 the teaching hospital of the university was the Oulu provincial hospital. The hospital serves as the central hospital for Northern Ostrobothnia region. It was previously named as Oulu University Central Hospital (Finnish:Oulun yliopistollinen keskussairaala, OYKS).

The hospital is owned and operated by the Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District (in finnish: Pohjois-Pohjanmaan sairaanhoitopiiri) which is a joint municipal authority responsible for production of specialized medical services in the region.

It also owns and operates two other hospitals: Oulaskangas Hospital in Oulainen and Visala Hospital in Ylivieska.

http://www.ppshp.fi