What is Leiki?

Leiki provides market leading solutions for Content Discovery and Data on Audiences and Content. Our Semantic AI technology gives an unparalleled understanding of any given text. Our customers are publishers, retailers and advertisers who want to:

Show their visitors relevant content across sites, automatically on each page.

Understand user interests and increase advertising income with dynamic segments.

Maximise traffic and revenues with intelligent content discovery and ad targeting.

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 Dr. Petrus Pennanen

Dr. Petrus Pennanen

CEO & Founder

After getting a PhD in theoretical nuclear physics Petrus did a couple of years of postdoctoral research before founding Leiki and developing the core algorithms for Leiki Focus. In 2005 he was placed as a nominee for World Technology Award. Petrus enjoys meeting customers and discussing how to take their business forward. After work he likes running and music ranging from electronic to opera. You can reach Petrus on his mobile: +358 40 5020355.

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Roy McDonald

Roy McDonald

Head of Operations USA, MBA, A.B. (Physics)

With education from Stanford and Harvard Roy gained extensive experience building cutting edge technology-based products and became a highly successful and innovative CEO in technology and finance. He’s passionate about team building, product innovation, and market creation. Having built and sold successful businesses and product lines to Microsoft, Logitech, Sony, and Apple he has a strong track record of forming creative, collaborative and apolitical teams. You can reach Roy on his mobile: +1 650 5541959.

Tomi Päiväniemi

Tomi Päiväniemi


After getting his degree Tomi worked as a researcher in artificial intelligence and information retrieval. He has been at Leiki for over 12 years developing the IP with his team and passionately serving our customers. After years of partner dancing as a hobby he’s now also teaching it.

Noora Staf

Noora Staf

Marketing Director, MSSc (Econ.)

Noora is in charge of Leiki’s marketing and has key role in the office administration. She finished her degree in Sweden and started her marketing career in the world of fishing tackle in Ireland. In addition to making sure everything runs smoothly at Leiki and with our partners, Noora is also passionate about dance & travel, runs a popular blog combining those subjects and is an active member of the local Brazilian Zouk community.


Helsinki headquarters
Phone: +358 201 556055
Fax: +358 201 556056
Email: info@leiki.com

Mailing address: (Click here for a map)
Leiki Oy
Pohj. Makasiinikatu 7 A 4
00130 Helsinki, Finland

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Leiki Americas
Phone:  +1 650 5541959

San Mateo, CA