Board of Directors

Pertti KyttäläPertti Kyttälä, b. 1950, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board member since 2005 and Chairman of the Board since 2010. Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee and member of the Nomination Committee. Managing Director of Peranit Ltd. His previous posts include CEO at Radiolinja Ltd (1999–2003), IT Director at Helsinki Telephone Company (1997–1999), Managing Director at Samlink Ltd (1994–1997) and Managing Director and Deputy Managing Director at Sp-palvelu Ltd (1991–1994). Chairman of the Board at ASAN Security Technologies Ltd and a Member of the Board at Ubisecure Solutions Ltd.

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Robert IngmanRobert Ingman, b. 1961, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2010 and Vice Chairman of the Board since 2012. Chairman of the Board's Nomination Committee and member of the Compensation Committee. Full-time Chairman of the Board of Ingman Group Oy Ab. His previous posts include Managing Director at Arla Ingman Oy Ab (2007–2011) and Ingman Group Oy Ab and Ingman Foods Ab (1997–2006). Chairman of the Board of Halti Ltd. Member of the Board at Arla Ingman Ltd., Etteplan Plc, Evli Pankki Plc and M-Brain Ltd.

Independent of the company.


Päivi HokkanenPäivi Hokkanen, b. 1959, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2012. Member of the Board's Compensation Committee. CIO and Executive Group member at A-Katsastus Group Oy since 1.9.2012. Her previous posts include CIO at Sanoma Plc (2009–2012) and at Stockmann Plc (2002–2009), Director at SysOpen Plc (1998–2002) and various positions at Cap Gemini Plc (1995–1998) and Kansallisrahoitus Ltd. (1984–1995). Member of the Board at the Finnish Information Processing Association (2010–2011).

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Kari KarvinenKari Karvinen, b. 1959, MA

Digia Board Member since 1990. Member of the Board's Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. Currently works as a board professional and independent investor. CEO and Chairman at Tuulenhenki Ltd. His previous posts include Co-founder of SysOpen Plc (the predecessor of Digia Plc), full-time Chairman of the Board (2002–2004), Chairman of the Board (2004–2005), Vice Chairman of the Board (1999–2002, 2005–2007), Deputy Managing Director (1990–1999) and Director of Business Planning (1999–2000). Vice Chairman of the Board at NOMO Jeans Corporation Ltd. Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland and FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network).

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.


Seppo RuotsalainenSeppo Ruotsalainen, b. 1954, M.Sc (Eng), Lic. Tech.

Digia Board Member since 2012. Member of the Board's Audit Committee. Currently works as a board professional holding board chairman, board member, investor and strategic advisor roles in various technology and software companies. His previous assignments include President and CEO at Tekla Corporation (1998–2003), SVP at F-Secure Corporation (2008–2009), EVP at Oy LM Ericsson Ab (1994–1998) and Sales Director at Hewlett Packard (1982–1993) as well as Chairman of the Finnish Information Association (2004–2006). Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland and FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network).

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Leena SaarinenLeena Saarinen, b. 1960, M.Sc. (Food technology)

Digia Board Member since 2012. Member of the Board's Audit Committee. Currently works as a board professional holding Board chairman or Board member roles in various companies including Arla Ingman Oy and as a chairman of the Supervisory Committee of I.G. Alita Ab. Her previous posts include Managing Director at Suomen Lähikauppa Ltd. (2007–2010), President and CEO at Altia Corporation (2005–2007) and various positions at Unilever (1990–2005). Member of the Advisory Board of Luottokunta (2008–2011) and Member of the Board at Outokumpu Plc (2003–2011) and Atria Plc (2006–2007).

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders


Tommi UhariTommi Uhari, b. 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Digia Board Member since 2010. Chairman of the Board's Compensation Committee. Currently holds board member and strategic advisor roles in selected startups and public companies. His previous posts include management team member of ST Microelectronics (2006–2010), various managerial positions at ST's joint ventures ST-NXP Wireless and ST-Ericsson (2008–2010), head of ST's Wireless Business Unit (2006–2008) and Director of Nokia Wireless and SW platforms units at Nokia (1999–2006).

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.