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Juhani Hintikka,President and CEO

As president and CEO of Comptel, Juhani Hintikka is responsible for driving the company’s global expansion and business strategy. Prior to joining Comptel, he spent several years as a global head of sales and OSS business at Nokia.

Ari Vänttinen, Chief Marketing Officer

Ari Vänttinen oversees all marketing activity for Comptel. He previously held various marketing executive and management roles at McAfee and Stonesoft since 2010. Prior to that, he was a management consultant at Talent Partners from 2007 to 2010.

Ulla Koivukoski, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Comptel NXT

Ulla Koivukoski oversees business development for Comptel NXT. 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.

Matti Aksela, Vice President, Advanced Analytics

Matti Aksela leads analytics technology within the Analytics Business Unit. Since joining Comptel following its acquisition of Xtract, Matti has focused on helping telcos leveraging machine-learning, predictive capabilities for improved contextual intelligence, to solve their business problems.

Steve Hateley, Head of Marketing, Service Orchestration

Steve Hateley leads Comptel’s product and technology marketing for the Fulfillment Business Unit. In this role, Steve is responsible for building out the unit’s core story and market messaging, including around such themes as smart order validation and SDN and NFV orchestration.

Malla Poikela, Head of Marketing, Intelligent Data

Malla Poikela leads Comptel’s product and technology marketing for the Control and Charge business. Her role within the company includes overseeing the companies’ core messaging around topics like operational intelligence for mediation and policy control.


Leila Heijola, Senior Marketing and Communications Manager

Leila Heijola looks after Comptel’s external communication plans and channels. In this role, she oversees both social media and public relations. Before joining Comptel, Leila worked for Yomi Vision and Elisa Oyj.