Sales, internationalization, automotive industry globally (Japan, South-Korea, China, EU, US), SW licensing and SaaS, VC fundraising

Ville Ilves


Ville is an accomplished leader with a strong background in driving business growth and innovation. Over the past few years, Ville has honed expertise in AI, SaaS models, recurring revenue strategies, corporate restructuring, VC financing, and advisory roles. Ville has a proven track record of success as both a startup and private equity investor.

As the CEO of Rightware, Ville spearheaded significant growth, doubling the revenue and obtaining a number of design wins from major automotive OEMs. At the end of Ville’s tenure at Rightware, the customer portfolio included more than 50 automotive OEMs worldwide. Ville possesses a deep understanding of business operations and a passion for achieving strategic objectives.

Ville’s journey in the business world has been defined by a commitment to excellence and a drive to foster innovation.”

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