Esa Mäkeläinen, CEO and Founder

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Tel +358 45 123 0308
Mobile +358 50 307 4880
Skype esamake
Education MSc Economics, Helsinki School of Economics
Background Before founding Valuatum in 2000 Esa Mäkeläinen has worked in different sides of financial analysis and valuation: as consultant (EVA and value based management) in SMCF, Rettig/Marli and Kamensky Consulting, in credit risk analysis in Merita Bank and in equity analysis in Nordea Securities. Esa is currently also active as board member in several IT-companies.

Sebastian Björkqvist, CTO

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Education MSc in Mathematics, University of Helsinki
Background Sebastian joined Valuatum as a software engineer in March 2013. In the fall of 2014 he took on the role of Project Manager, and he started as CTO in January 2015. Sebastian's role as CTO entails a number of functions including software project management, developer management and technical implementation.

Tero Forsberg, Product Manager

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Mobile +358 50 564 7658
Education MSc Technology, Aalto University

Tero joined Valuatum as a junior operations specialist in March 2013. Later in the same spring he took the responsibility of leading the business operations team of the company. In Aalto University Tero graduated from the department of Industrial Engineering and Management majoring in Project-based Management and Industrial Management. Before Valuatum Tero worked e.g. in large global consulting companies as project management and IT consultant.