Leadership, Strategy, International sales and business development, General company management, Multi-industry technology experience, Advisory and board work, M&A
Sami is senior leader of leaders and owing to 20+ years career, he has accrued deep insights and comprehensive network from telecommunications, sports, automotive, industrial, public safety and security sectors; all of which play an essential role in transition towards Industry 4.0.
Last 6 years of his career Sami has been working for Lindström Group and is a member of Finland Management Team orchestrating a business worth of 240 M with some 2000 people. Besides 21M P&L responsibility for North-Finland, Sami has been trusted with additional assignments such as 2025 strategy leadership by OKR for Finland. Over and above, he has also contributed to several digitalization and M&A cases during his tenure.
First 17 years he enjoyed working in management positions for globally operating technology companies such as Nokia, CETECOM and Bittium (Elektrobit). Furthermore, he got privileged to work with top notch customers such as Audi, Adidas, AT&T, Foxconn, GE Healthcare, Intel, Philips, Samsung and Terrestar to mention a few. Sami and his team acquired record braking number of major new global accounts when he worked as Director, Business Development at Bittium.
Sami is also member of the board for Furmus, which is a trailblazer for responsible and design furniture online trade. Sami holds eMBA, M.Eng. in Technology Competence Management and B.Sc. in Electronics and Information Technology.