With TactoTek® IMSE™ technology brands deliver high value, differentiated user experiences with smart molded structures—form, styling, electronic functionality and total cost efficiency that drive customer value across markets.
TactoTek is dedicated to developing, validating and commercializing IMSE technology that transforms the way electronics are designed and built. Manufacturing IMSE parts uses clean additive processes, less plastics and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
TactoTek supports IMSE licensees that globally design and mass produce reliable, economical smart molded structures.
TactoTek is funded by Conor Venture Partners, Voima Ventures, Nordic Option Oy, Valeado AB, Faurecia Ventures, 3M Ventures, Cornes Technologies Limited, Repsol Energy Ventures, Plastic Omnium, Nanogate, Ascend Capital Partners, Leaguer VC, Nordea, Finnvera, ELY Center, Business Finland, various European Union’s funding programs and private angels.
TactoTek is ISO 9001 certified.
Jussi brings over 25 years of global high technology business leadership experience to his role at TactoTek. He led Finnish origin and US-based Solid Information Technology from early stage technology development and positioned it for acquisition by IBM; in addition, he has contributed to many successful companies as a CEO, investor, board chairman/member, and advisor. Jussi earned his master’s degree in software engineering, international marketing, and business strategy from the Helsinki University of Technology. He also has BA in music. Jussi is a keen sailor, and enjoys hunting, fishing and cooking. He has a passion for developing the Finnish high tech economy and influences promotional, educational and technology transfer programs, such as Slush, StartUp Sauna, TEKES TULI and VTT Ventures Advisory, and participates in bridging those programs across global markets.
Antti is the technology mastermind behind TactoTek structural electronics. His main responsibilities are developing and maintaining the IP portfolio, directing R&D innovation activities, and communicating the company technology vision and practical applications to the community. Antti has been a major contributor to the technology of in-mold electronics since 2005, when he joined the VTT printed electronics team. He is an Adjunct Professor of theoretical physics at the University of Oulu where he earned his PhD in 2002. Subsequently, he worked as a nuclear scientist at INFN, Italy, and as a Software Specialist for e.g. Nokia. Outside of the office you might find him playing guitar in his band, reading eclectic books, and beyond all, spending quality time with his wife and daughter.
Katriina manages TactoTek’s financial operations, contracts, and oversees corporate compliance. Katriina brings more than 15 years of relevant experience to her role including start-up finance, human resources management and business development. She is an inventor and co-founder of Checkmylevel, a consumer electronics solution for monitoring athlete neuromuscular recovery. Katriina holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance. Away from the office, she is an accomplished horsewoman, a keen volunteer supporting amateur horse sports and is chairperson of a local riding club.
EVP Finance & Administration
Sami leads global sales activities for TactoTek. In managerial and executive positions he has contributed to the success of several high tech companies. Sami’s experience includes IC Project Manager at Nokia, SVP Sales at Hantro, EVP Sales at Senseg and SVP Sales at On2 Technologies Inc. (NYSE/AMEX: ONT). In his postings in Finland, Japan and Taiwan, Sami has shown his ability to work effectively across diverse cultures and markets and develop his facility with languages: Sami is fluent speaker of Finnish, English and Japanese. Sami holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oulu. He enjoys time with his wife and daughters, travels, reads, cooks, and enjoys water sports, SCUBA diving and fishing.
SVP Field Operations
Dave leads TactoTek marketing, product management and business development in the Americas. He has extensive experience identifying and developing high value, addressable market opportunities for innovative electronics and software solutions. Dave has held senior executive roles, and led Marketing, Business Development, and Product Management for early-stage startups and public companies including Senseg, AdPay (co-founder), Orolia/McMurdo Group and Rogue Wave Software. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, and an MBA from the University of Oregon. Dave enjoys time in the outdoors, including exploring the wild landscapes of his home in the Pacific Northwest, Finland and where his travels take him.
Marko is responsible for TactoTek engineering, including production and new technology development support. Prior to TactoTek he held management roles in Asia at Lite-ON, EB and Flextronics covering production operations, new technology introduction, quality management and program management. Marko recently returned to Finland after working in Asia for five years. Marko holds a B.Sc. Engineering, Production Automation. A happily married father of three children, he enjoys quality time with his family, fishes, exercises, reads business books and makes investments.
Perttu has over 15 years of experience in product development and operations. In roles spanning product development, sales and business management, with companies including Microcell, Flextronics and Elektrobit, Perttu contributed to delivering over 25 consumer devices generating 8 billion euros revenue from customers such as AT&T, Sony, TerreStar, Nokia, Motorola, Alcatel, Phillips and Siemens. He has enjoyed the diversity of working in Finland, Asia, and the US. Perttu earned his M.Sc. in Industrial Economics & Management from the University of Oulu. Outside of work he enjoys a variety of sports, including orienteering and opportunities to learn new with inspiring people.
VP Strategic Partners & Sourcing
Paavo leads TactoTek’s research and development functions. He is one of the first TactoTek’s employees, and since 2012 he has played an important role in our core manufacturing team as we commercialized IMSE technology. Before joining TactoTek, Paavo gained extensive experience in global manufacturing in sourcing and supply chain quality positions at Nokia. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Manufacturing Engineering of Electronics from the University of Oulu. Paavo is a former national level martial artist who now fulfills his sweat addictions by cycling and weight training. He also enjoys reading military and autobiography books, and spends most of his free time with his wife and children.
SVP Advanced Engineering
Anna has extensive experience in human resource management in technology businesses ranging from startups to mature public companies. She has managed demanding organizational growth and transformation. By nature, Anna focuses on leadership, operational development and creating people practices that have significant, lasting business impact. An engineer by training, Anna has worked in R&D management and grew into global HR roles for Nokia and was a co-founder of PractiCol Ltd, a strategic HR partner for organizations from startups to public sector organizations. Anna holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oulu. In her free time Anna is food-enthusiast, and enjoys food adventuring around the Mediterranean.
VP Human Resources