Management Team

Management Team

Management Team before the planned listing

Seppo Orsila

Chairman of the Board 2000–, CEO 2019–, Member of the Management Team 2000–
b. 1975, Master of Science (Semiconductor Physics), MBA
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

CEO, Modulight, Inc., 2019–

Executive Chairman, Modulight, Inc., 2014-2019

CFO of the Accessories business unit (2010-2014), CFO of the Sales/Business Development unit and the Controlling Management Team (2006-2014), Nokia Mobile Phones, 2010–2014

CFO and Vice President of Marketing, Modulight, Inc., 2000–2006

Sales Manager, Nordic Epitaxy Oy, 1999–2000

Strategic Research Manager, Tampere University of Technology, 1997–2000

 

Board memberships:
Member of the Board of Directors, Adwatec Oy, 2020-

Member, Industry Committee, Tampere Chamber of Commerce, 2017-

Member of the Board of Directors, Healthtech Finland, 2015-

 

Holdings: 6,895,000 shares* (22.4% of company’s shares prior to listing)

* As one of the two main shareholders of the company and as the company’s CEO, Seppo Orsila is not an independent Member of the Board of Directors

Anca Guina

Finance, Member of the Management Team 2006–
b. 1974, Master of Science (Industrial Management), MBA
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

Director Finance & Regulatory, Modulight, Inc., 2006-

Finance and Quality Manager (2015–2021), Manager of Resource Allocation and Product Promotion (2006-2015) and Marketing Coordinator (2000-2006)

 

Board Memberships:

Member of the Board of Directors, Reflekron Oy, 2018-

 

Holdings:  744,800 shares (2.42% of company’s shares prior to listing)

Ulla Haapanen

Marketing, Member of the Management Team 2019–
b. 1976, Bachelor of Science (Natural Sciences)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

Marketing Manager (2019-), Designer in charge of Product Creation and Promotion (2014-2020), Product Engineer (2006-2014), Modulight, Inc.

Researcher, Tampere University of Technology, 2001–2006

 

Holdings: 51,123 shares (0.16% of company’s shares prior to listing)

Juha Lemmetti

R&D, Member of the Management Team 2019–
b. 1975, Master of Science (Information Management)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

Director, R&D (2019-) and Chief Software Architect (2016-2018), Modulight, Inc.

Senior Software Engineer, OptoFidelity Oy, 2013–2017

CEO (2009-2013) and Chief of SW Design (2000-2009), Atostek Oy

 

Holdings: 614,600 (2.0% of company’s shares prior to listing)

Kati Reiman

SOPS & HR, Member of the Management Team 2019–
b. 1978, Bachelor of Business Administration
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

Manager, SOPS & HR (2019-) and Coordinator (2005-2019), Modulight, Inc.

Customer Service, Nokia Oyj

 

Holdings: 326,200 (1.06% of company’s shares prior to listing)

Jari Sillanpää

Business Development, Member of the Management Team, 2020–
b. 1969, Master of Science (Biomedical Engineering)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

Director, Business Development, Modulight, Inc., 2020-

CEO, Nanofoot Finland Oy, 2015–2020

Director, Sales and Marketing, Corelase Oy, 2003–2015

Director of ERP Management, Manager of ERP Manufacturing, Manager of Business Process Development and Quality Manager, Coherent, Inc. and Coherent Finland Oy, 1996–2003

 

Board Memberships:

Member of the Board of Directors, Nanofoot Finland Oy, 2015–2020

 

Holdings: 51,123 shares (0.16% of company’s shares prior to listing)

Petteri Uusimaa

Member of the Board of Directors, 2000–, Member of the Management Team 2000–
b. 1969, Ph.D Semiconductor physics (Tampere University of Technology)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

Chief Technology Officer, Modulight, Inc., 2019-

CEO, Modulight, Inc., 2000-2019

 

Board memberships:

Member of the Board of Directors, Nanofoot Finland Oy, 2017-2020

Chairman, Biophotonics committee, EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium), 2014-2020
Member, Management Team, EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium), 2014-2020

 

Holdings: 6,895,000 shares* (22.4% of company’s shares prior to listing)

* As one of the two main shareholders of the company and as the company’s CTO, Petteri Uusimaa is not an independent Member of the Board of Directors

Ville Vilokkinen

Operations, Member of the Management Team 2005–
b. 1975, Master of Science (Electrical Engineering)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:

Director of Operations (2005-) and Product / Device Engineer (2000-2005), Modulight, Inc.

Researcher and Research Assistant, Tampere University of Technology, 1997–2000

 

Holdings:  3,377,500 shares (10.99% of company’s shares prior to listing)