Ville Ilves

CEO

Ville led Rightware’s operations as COO since 2010, and he built up the company’s US operations starting in 2014. He is a seasoned international executive with significant experience running sales and operations for software companies. Before Rightware, he served in executive positions in Europe and the USA building new business around cutting-edge software solutions at NetHawk, 7signal, and APL Systems. Ville also holds an Executive MBA.

Tero Koivu

VP Product Management

Tero is in charge of the future direction of Rightware’s Kanzi products, and is one of the founders of the company. Previously, he worked at Futuremark and Rovio, with a focus on real-time graphics. Tero has a unique understanding of how to apply modern graphics technologies to achieve world class visual design.

Tuomas Pöyry

VP Sales

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.

Jussi Tammi

VP Finance

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 Turunen

VP R&D

Matti is in charge of the R&D unit at Rightware. He is responsible for product implementation and patent portfolio management. Matti has over 20 years of software R&D experience in various roles, from software development to line, technology, and project management. Matti holds a Master of Science degree in Information Technology.

Derek Sellin

VP Marketing

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.

Qiang Qian

Director Services

Qiang leads Kanzi Services, encompassing production projects, support & delivery, design services, project management, and our innovation lab. He has over 15 years of software R&D and HMI development experience in multiple global Fortune 500 companies including Samsung and Hewlett-Packard. Qiang has delivered many mass-production projects for OEMs and Tier 1s across the globe.