External interests of CSC's Board of Directors and Management Group 2019

CSC's Board of Directors

MIRJAMI LAITINEN (b. 1948) Master of Administrative Sciences; verotusneuvos; Chair of CSC’s Board of Directors since 2015.

In 2016–2017, Laitinen served as the chairperson of a working group preparing the establishment of the National Supervisory Authority. She has previously worked as a senior adviser for the Finnish Innovation Fund (Sitra), and as Director General, a Chief Director and in various managerial and senior inspector roles in the Finnish Tax Administration.

Key concurrent positions of trust: Board Chairperson of ICT service centre for the counties Vimana Oy, Chair of Finnish Customs Advisory Board 2015–2019, member of the monitoring group for the digitalisation objectives in the Government Programme and ICT development in the public sector (Digitalisation 2020, DigiNYT) until the end of March 2019.

ANTTI ASIKAINEN (b. 1965) Dr. Sc. (Agriculture & Forestry), CSC Board Member since 2019.

Asikainen serves as Executive Vice President for Research at the Natural Resources Institute Finland. He previously worked as Professor in Forest Technology at the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Acting professor of Forest Technology at University of Joensuu, Senior Research Scientist at the University of Joensuu and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, and Project Manager at the University of Joensuu. 

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HEIKKI MANNILA (b. 1960) PhD; CSC Board Member since 2015.

Mannila is President of the Academy of Finland. He has previously worked as Academy Professor and Vice Principal of Academic Affairs at the Aalto University, and Professor at both the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University of Technology. He has also worked in industrial research in the USA and acted as a visiting professor at the Technical University of Vienna and as a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken.

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JUKKA MÖNKKÖNEN (b. 1959) PhD (Pharmacy), CSC Board Member since 2019.

Mönkkönen is Rector of the University of Eastern Finland. He previously served as Academic Rector, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor of Biopharmacy at this University. He has also worked as a post-doc researcher at the University of Wisconsin (USA) and a visiting fellow at the University of Aberdeen (UK).

Key concurrent positions of trust: Finnish Education Employers (FEE), board member; North Savo OP-bank, board of administration member.

JOUKO PAASO (b. 1956) DSc (Tech.), eMBA, CSC Board Member since 2016.

Paaso is Rector and CEO of Oulu University of Applied Sciences. His previous positions include Rector of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences as well as Director of Raahe Campus, fixed-term Professor of the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering , and Director of Pehr Brahe software laboratory at the University of Oulu. He has also worked as a visiting researcher at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany, a senior lecturer in computer science at the Raahe Institute of Computer Engineering, a researcher at the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), and a software developer at LM Ericsson.

Key concurrent positions of trust: Board Member of Nuorten Ystävät -palvelut Oy, Member of the Oulu Innovation Alliance’s strategic steering group; Member of the Nordea Advisory Board.

VEERA SYLVIUS (b. 1974) MSc, MBA, CSC Board Member since 2018. Sylvius has served as Managing Director of Space Systems Finland since 2010. Sylvius has also worked in expert roles at Ericsson, Sun Microsystems and the Finnish Meteorological Institute.

Key concurrent positions of trust: Board Member in Space Systems Finland since 2011, Board Member in the Association of Finnish Defence and Aerospace Industries since 2017.
 

LEENA VILJO (b. 1969) Master of Laws with court training, MBA, CSC Board Member since 2019.

Viljo works as Account Executive in Workday. Viljo has started her career in legal and moved thru sales and alliances leadership positions to general management. Software and services as home domain, Viljo has served both public companies and private equity startups in Finland and abroad (Oracle, Forte Netservices, Cordys Nederland, IBM, Tieto, Merivaara).

Key concurrent positions of trust: Founder and Member of Board of Executives in AarniCon.


CS’s Management Group

KIMMO KOSKI (b. 1964) MSc. (Tech.), CSC Managing Director since 2004.

Koski has previously worked in managerial positions at Nokia and in managerial and specialist roles at CSC. He has also worked at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland.

Key concurrent positions of trust: Chair of EUDAT Collaborative Data Infrastructure Council.

TIINA KUPILA-RANTALA (b. 1963) PhD, MBA, Vice Managing Director of CSC since 2011.

Kupila-Rantala joined CSC in 1996. In 2001, she was Project Manager at Nokia Networks. Before joining CSC, she worked as a research assistant in University of Helsinki’s Department of Physics and as a systems analyst at Nokia Telecommunications.

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MINNA LAPPALAINEN (b. 1967) MSc. (Econ.); Director, Marketing and Communications; in CSC’s service since June 2014.

Lappalainen has previously worked in managerial roles at Taaleritehdas, Vattenfall, PlusTV and A-lehdet. She has also held managerial and expert positions at Sanoma Magazines and TietoEnator.

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KLAUS LINDBERG (b. 1958) MSc. (Tech.); Director, Services; in CSC’s service since 1989.

Lindberg has previously held a number of different managerial positions at CSC. He has also worked as a research assistant at the Helsinki University of Technology.

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TOMASZ MALKIEWICZ (b. 1980) PhD, Senior Application Specialist, personnel representative.

Malkiewicz has worked for CSC in project manager and specialist positions since 2011. He has previously worked as a researcher at LPSC in Grenoble, France and at the University of Jyväskylä.

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TERO OLAVI TUONONEN (b. 1971) MPhil (Computer Science), Chief Administrative Officer, in CSC's service since 2006.

Tuononen has previously worked at Nokia 1996–2006, CSC 2006– Development Manager, Director (Information Management) and Director (ICTP).

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PEKKA UUSITALO (b. 1964) MSc. (Tech.); Director, Partnerships; in CSC’s service since 2015.

Uusitalo has previously worked in managerial positions at Juniper Networks, Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard. 

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HETAMARI WOODS (b. 1967) MSc (Educ.), Director, Personnel Administration, in CSC’s service since 2018.

Woods has previously worked in HR management roles at Valmet, Nokia and Amer Sports.

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PER ÖSTER (b. 1959) PhD, Director, Business Insights and Growth; in CSC’s service since 2007.

Öster has previously worked in managerial and directorial positions at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, in consultant and specialist positions at Volvo Data AB, and as a researcher at the Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg.

Key concurrent positions of trust: Member of Council for Research Infrastructures advisory group, high-tech laboratories (physics, chemistry, and materials, engineering and life sciences) in the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet); Vice Chair.

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