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Board of Directors

Board of directors

The Annual General Meeting of F-Secure Corporation held on April 3, 2014 confirmed the number of Board members to be seven (7) members. The following members of the Board were re-elected for the period ending at the close of the next Annual General Meeting: Pertti Ervi, Juho Malmberg, Risto Siilasmaa, Anu Nissinen, Jussi Arovaara, Matti Heikkonen and Peter Vesterbacka for the period ending at the close of the next Annual General Meeting.

Mr Risto Siilasmaa acts as the Chairman of Board of Directors of F-Secure Corporation.

Risto Siilasmaa

Risto Siilasmaa

Chairman of the Board
born 1966

Risto Siilasmaa is the founder of F-Secure and served as the President and CEO of the company until November 5, 2006. Since then he has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors. Risto Siilasmaa joined the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation in 2008 and became Chairman of the Board  in May, 2012. In addition he served as an interim CEO of the company during 09/2013 – 04/2014. He is vice chairman of the Board of The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries as well as a board member of Mendor Ltd. and Confederation of Finnish Industries. He is also a member of the European Roundtable ERT, Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board and International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Beijing. Mr Siilasmaa has received several awards including Nordic Chairman of the year 2009, the Most Influential IT Leader 2007 and The Leader of the Decade 2003. Mr. Siilasmaa holds a Master of Science degree from the Helsinki University of Technology.

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Pertti Ervi

Pertti Ervi

Member of the Board
Chairman of the Audit Committee
born 1957

Pertti Ervi is a management consultant and serves in board of directors in several companies. He has served on the Board of F-Secure since 2003 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr Ervi is a Chairman of the Boards of  Nevtor Oy, Efecte Oy, Ixonos Plc and Comptel Corporation. He is also a member of the Board of  Teleste Corporation. Mr Ervi co-founded Computer 2000 Finland Oy and served as a MD for the company until 1995. After that he worked as Co-President for Computer 2000 AG international headquarters in Munich, Germany. He has worked closely at international management level with major IT vendors such as Cisco, IBM, Intel, HP and Microsoft. Mr Ervi holds a B.Sc/Electronics degree from Tekniska Läroverket (Swedish Institute of Technology) in Helsinki. He has also completed several financial and management studies.

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Juho Malmberg

Juho Malmberg

Member of the Board
born 1962

Juho Malmberg has served as a member of the Board of F-Secure since 2008. He is CEO of ZenRobotics Oy. Previously he has served as Executive Vice President, Development and a Member of Executive Board of KONE Corporation 2006-2012, Managing Director of Accenture Finland 2002-2005, Director, Nordic Outsourcing of Accenture 2005, Deputy Managing Director 1999-2002 and Technology Director 1992-1999. Juho Malmberg holds a M.Sc. degree (Computer Science).

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Anu Nissinen

Anu Nissinen

Member of the Board
born 1963

Anu Nissinen has served as a member of the Board of F-Secure since 2010.  She is the founding partner and CEO of Era Content Oy. Anu Nissinen has previously acted as the CEO of Sanoma Media and a Member of the Executive Management Group of Sanoma, President of Sanoma Entertainment Oy, President of SW Television Oy / Welho, Marketing Director of Helsinki Televisio Oy and Marketing Manager of Oy Sinebrychoff Ab. She is a Member of the Board at DNA Oy and Siili Solutions since 2014. Anu Nissinen holds M.Sc. degree (Econ.).

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Jussi Arovaara

Jussi Arovaara

Member of the Board
born 1966

Jussi Arovaara has served as a member of the Board of F-Secure since 2010. Mr. Arovaara is Vice President, Global Sales in Corel Corporation (UK) and has served in several international sales, marketing and business development positions in Corel Corporation in the UK, Canada and Finland since 1996, e.g. during 2005 – 2009 Senior Director, International Sales and Marketing Operations, Corel Corporation (UK), 2004 – 2005 Director, International Product Marketing, (UK) and 1999 – 2001 International Product Marketing Corel Corporation, Vice President, Sales Operations Corel Corporation (Canada). In his earlier career before 1996 he has worked in several sales and marketing positions in computer wholesale.

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Matti Heikkonen

Matti Heikkonen

Member of the Board
born 1976

Matti Heikkonen has served as a member of the Board of F-Secure since 2013. He is an associate and COO of Questback AS. Previously he has served as entrepreneur and CEO of Digium Oy, Head of Nokia-Cisco Systems global alliance, 2004-2007, entrepreneur of Triple Check Oy, 2002-2004, associate and business unit manager of Done Solutions Oyj, 2000-2002 and entrepreneur of Identia Oy, 1998-2000. He is also a Member of The Board of Ixonos Oyj. Matti Heikkonen holds a M.Sc. degree (Engineering).

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Peter Vesterbacka

Peter Vesterbacka

Member of the Board
born 1968

Peter Vesterbacka has served as a member of the Board of F-Secure since 2014. Mr. Vesterbacka is the Chief Marketing Officer and Mighty Eagle of Rovio Entertainment Ltd. He manages the company’s business strategy, including expanding Angry Birds into broader entertainment franchise. Previously Mr. Vesterbacka has founded Some Bazaar, he has held several communications industry related positions at Hewlett Packard and founded the Hewlett Packard Mobile E Services Bazaar, and he is the co-founder and original initiator of MobileMonday. He holds several other board positions, at corporations such as Star Wreck Studios, Startup Sauna, Bluegiga Technologies and American Chamber of Commerce among others. Mr. Vesterbacka has studied marketing at Åbo Akademi.