A multilingual entrepreneurial leader. 15+ years of Co-Founder, Board and CEO experience with 2 M&A successes, 3 corporate years and strong academic credentials.
International experience from five continents: North and South America, Asia, Australia and Europe. Fluent English, fluent Spanish, fluent Russian, fluent Finnish and intermediate Mandarin Chinese.
Leveraging the Internet and digitalization to build success stories. Strongest experience and know-how:
★ Developing growth strategies and executing them in B2C and B2B Internet industries
★ Opening doors and building networks/relationships for business and M&A agreements
★ Leading in-house teams (tech, sales, marketing) and directing sales partner organizations
★ Turning sales, marketing and business development actions to user growth, revenue and profit
So far the biggest success was Ampparit Oy, a super profitable Internet company and one of Finland’s internet successes. Under Petteri’s leadership, Ampparit.com grew into one of the biggest websites in Finland, serving every week close to one million Finns in desktop and mobile (sources: Analytics, Play, App Store).
Ampparit was acquired by Otava Group, one of the biggest media companies in Finland. Prior the acquisition acted as CEO, Chairman of the Board and a shareholder. Continued as CEO and Board Member until a successful exit in August 2015 by raising the net profit margin of Ampparit Oy to a new record of the whole Otava Group.
Seeking a new challenge, preferably from China or the US, so let’s talk.