Chief Executive Officer
Jonas “Jocke” Geust joined Rightware as member of the Board of Directors (2010 – 2012) and started as CEO in January 2013. Jonas began his career with Nokia, where he spent 15 years in leadership positions in Supply Line, Quality, New Growth Business, and finally running the N-Series Division. Prior to joining Rightware he was partner and CEO of Havainne Oy.
President, Rightware Inc
Ville leads Rightware’s US operations. He has served in various executive positions in Europe and the USA building new business around cutting edge software solutions, namely NetHawk, 7signal, APL Systems, and now Rightware. Ville holds an Executive MBA, adding a business touch to his degree in computer science.
VP Product Development
Tero is in charge of product development and the future direction of Rightware’s Kanzi products, and is one of the founders of the company. Prior to Rightware, Tero worked at Futuremark and Rovio, with a focus on real-time graphics. Tero has unique and deep understanding of how to apply modern graphics technologies in achieving world class visual design.
Jussi oversees and controls the the accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, IT and tax functions at Rightware from one end of the world to the other and spends his days shaping strategic decisions into realistic financial reports and forecasts. Prior to Rightware Jussi had 10 years of experience working in international companies and in various corporate finance positions. Jussi holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Matti is in charge of R&D at Rightware, from product family roadmap until product release to customer. He is also responsible of the technical support for Rightware’s key customers. Matti has over 20 years of software R&D experience in various roles, from software development to line, technology and project management. He also manages the Rightware patent portfolio. Matti has Master of Science degree in Information Technology.
Tuomas leads Rightware’s global sales organization. He is also personally responsible for chosen Rightware key customer accounts and drives the pricing, business model and legal framework development and processes. Tuomas has over 10 years of sales execution experience in software, project and IP licensing sales with companies such as Hantro Products, On2 Technologies, and Digia. Tuomas has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management and his motto is: ABC = Always Be Closing.
Derek leads Rightware’s marketing organization, encompassing product marketing, partner marketing, brand development, PR and communications, inbound marketing, social media, and industry events. He brings a wealth of international experience from the tech industry, having served Nokia, Symbian, Broadcom, and Intel for over two decades in Finland, Spain, UK, and USA.
Director HR & Culture
Mari leads Rightware’s HR and Culture. Prior to joining Rightware she was VP, HR & Culture in Solteq Plc. Mari came onboard to build a strategic HR function in Rightware. During her career of over 15 years, she has held HR development and management positions at Pöyry and Fujitsu. Mari has a Master of Arts degree, with a specialization in Organizational Psychology.