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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, Analytics Business Unit

Ulla Koivukoski oversees Comptel’s Analytics Business Unit. 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, Analytics and Technology, Analytics Business Unit

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, Comptel Fulfillment

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, Comptel Control and Charge

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.

Max Nyman, Head of Marketing, Big Data and Analytics

Max Nyman’s main responsibilities lie in Comptel’s Big Data and analytics story development and messaging, such as Critical Alarm Prediction. Max previously worked at McAfee and Stonesoft as part of their marketing teams.


Leila Heijola, 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.