We believe the best people make the best products. We are a team of thinkers and doers, who have joined forces to build great services and advanced semantic AI technologies that have impacts on millions of Internet users.
Dr. Petrus Pennanen
CEO & FounderAfter 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.
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.
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.
Ontology Director, BA (Language Tech.)
Sari has a strong background in language technology, computer science and linguistics. She works with our team of ontology developers to keep the Leiki Ontology up to date on new topics that appear daily while making sure customer content ranging from news to videos and ad campaigns is accurately analysed and recommended. Outside of Leiki Sari likes photography and walks with her dog and children.
CTO, BEng (Embedded systems)
Antti worked for three years in his own company designing embedded systems before joining Leiki in summer 2011. At Leiki, he is developing Leiki Focus and working closely with the customers. Antti played ice hockey and football for many years and nowadays you can find him at the gym 3-4 times a week. You can contact Antti on his mobile: +358 40 7287081.
EVP Sales & Partnerships, MA
With his 20 years of experience in online media and advertising Aki has developed a strong strategic vision on the future of digital media business. Aki thrives on working with entrepreneurs and building team spirit with his customers. His previous positions include performance marketing and mobile advertising agencies. Aki has a Master´s degree in Linguistics and in his spare time enjoys cooking, music and the outdoor life. Please give Aki a call: +358 400 228839.
Business Development Director, MSSc
Jaakko is an entrepreneurial social scientist who enjoys meeting new people. With over 10 years of B2B sales experience, he is always looking for new ways to add value to his customers’ business. When he is not meeting customers you can find him playing with his young boy. Having spent all his life amongst various cultures, he is passionate about internationality and dedicates much time in studying and promoting internationality at the University of Helsinki. You can reach Jaakko on his mobile +358 40 1384795.
New talent wanted!
The people at Leiki are team spirits, we enjoy learning new skills and developing pioneering technology. We’ll offer you challenging work in a growing organisation. If you believe you are what we’re looking for, send a short application with CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.