Juhani Hintikka, President and CEO
Comptel welcomed Juhani on board in January 2011. With more than 15 years of telecommunications industry experience and OSS/BSS industry veteran, he is responsible for driving the company’s global expansion and business strategy.
Ulla Koivukoski, Senior Vice President, Analytics Business Unit
Ulla joined Comptel in February 2012 and heads our Analytics Business Unit. Previously overseeing global marketing and communications for Comptel, she has more than 20 years of experience in the telecom industry, with a specialty in OSS/BSS software sales, marketing and R&D, working with companies including Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks and Unisys.
Simo Isomaki, Vice President, Global Alliances
Simo is always on top of the latest telecom trends. He has a keen eye for telecom goings-on, and broad expertise in OSS / BSS systems, telecom software architectures and standards, such as 3GPP, IETF, ITU-T, GSMA and TM Forum’s eTOM, SID and TAM. He is excited about the future of OSS / BSS architectures, including NGOSS, and the overall change occurring in the telecom market.
Steve Hateley, Head of Marketing
Steve has been with Comptel since 2011 and now leads the global marketing and communications team. Previously managing product marketing for Comptel’s Fulfillment portfolio and with fifteen years of broad OSS industry experience, he’s passionate about Telco innovation, marketing, software and ICT in general. He is a veteran of Newbridge Networks, Alcatel-Lucent and InfoVista, and is a strong advocate of using software as a means to improve customer and service delivery experience.
Malla Poikela, Senior Product Marketing Manager
Malla joined Comptel in May 2012 and works in the field of product marketing concentrating on mediation, charging and policy control. She has over 15 years of experience in the telecom industry, in particularly in BSS domain working with companies including Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks and Telia.
Leila Heijola, Channel Marketing Manager
Leila oversees Comptel’s digital marketing and social media activities. Leila has more than 15 years of experience in the telecom industry of which five were spent working for Finnish operator Elisa.
Fariha Shah, Director, Marketing & Communications, Middle East and Africa
Fariha has 16 years of experience in marketing, branding, corporate communications and public relations in leading global IT and media organizations. She has spearheaded key marketing and PR initiatives, been involved in strategic planning and business development, and been instrumental in building brands for global players.
Wajahat Mateen, Senior Solution Architect, Middle East and Africa
Wajahat is interested to explore the usage and impact of technology in everyday life. He has been associated with the IT / Telecom industry for the last 11 years involved in designing and delivering customer centric solutions to the CSPs across the globe.
Afaq Bashir, Senior Project Manager, Dubai, UAE
Afaq has over 12 years of experience in ICT/TMT in the areas of service delivery, project and program management, consulting, and managed services with various service providers in Asia, Middle East, and Africa, and has been with Comptel since 2008.