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Our Experts

Our experts are world class in agile practices and mindset. Behind every pro there is a team of top-notch experts, with only your success in mind. Our people lead by example and grow your people into their roles.

Our Staff

Elina Kervinen

Agile Leadership Consultant & CEO +358405526022

Elina is our CEO and the other Co-Founder of Taskmill, and both an experienced Agile Evangelist and an efficient hands-on Agile Leader. She has more than 15 years of practical and strategic experience in ramping up challenging development projects in varying circumstances. She devotes to finding the best fit agile models to serve you as a customer, and your valuable existing and prospective customers. Elina has a good business acumen, and is often successful in elaborating and crystallizing the meaning of agile change to all organizational levels, including the top management.

Jutta Glad

Agile Leadership Consultant & COO +358 40 540 86 64

Jutta is the other Co-Founder of Taskmill and the company’s COO. Jutta’s practical views about the agile frameworks and their implementation are creating speed and agile culture across the organization. By her nature, Jutta is a combination efficient practical thinking, and emotional intelligence. Jutta is also an agile tool rock star and holds a strong experience in ramping up agile projects and developing agile frameworks.

Iiro Piippo

Sales Lead +358 50 339 77 05

Iiro takes care of our sales and customer experience at Taskmill. So far, Iiro has gathered over 10 years of experience in customer relationship management, and he has a deep passion to really understand your varying needs as a customer. Iiro has a strong understanding on the agile methods, and he is therefore able to easily find the best solution for your organization’s challenges. With Iiro, you can conversate in all English, Finnish, and Swedish based on your choice.

Raija Harle

Agile Leadership Consultant, Head of Training +358 40 747 29 22

Raija has over 20 years of experience in simplifying the operations of large companies. She likes to help companies by coaching and training the employees for change, or by acting in critical agile roles to ensure the success of the project. Raija is also responsible for Taskmill’s own training unit, designing popular and interactive courses and training programs based on variable needs. She is also a rock star facilitator.

Erika Vitikainen

Agile Leadership Consultant +358408407453

Erika has over 10 years of experience in managing software development, service design, and digital marketing. Additionally, she has a strong background in designing and establishing agile frameworks and optimizing their performance. Erika has a strong customer and user focus in her work, and she analyzes successes through data aiming at continuous improvements. Erika is also responsible for Taskmill’s own digital experience and service concepts, so do not hesitate to contact her with any feedback or wishes.

Lasse Jaloluoma

Agile Leadership Consultant +358 407 725 914

Lasse has helped customers from various industries to reach their agile goals, and worked in any possible agile role during his impressive career, from Scrum Master to RTE and DevOps Lead. This “Full Stack Agile Janitor” — as he likes to describe himself — is not tied to one, given framework, but rather flexibly and innovatively combines the best lean solutions and learnings to fulfill your needs as a customer. Lasse has been very popular amongst his colleagues in many organizations, and quickly learns how to get along with any technical and business expert and earn their trust.

Mikko Piiroinen

Agile Leadership Consultant +358 40 342 43 05

Mikko is the dream member of any development team, whether you need an efficient Scrum Master to speed up the team, or a trusted Product Owner to crystalize the targets. Mikko understands the team dynamics well, and gets along smoothly with different team stakeholders from designers to end users and developers. Mikko’s toolbox includes any needed frameworks from Scrum to Kanban and LeSS to SAFe, and the necessary tools from Trello to Jira. Mikko has a previous background as journalist so he is also a fluent content producer.

Tomi Makkonen

Agile Leadership Consultant

Tomi has worked his whole career in agile development in different industries. He grasps skillfully any given role from acting as a Product Owner to leading development as a Scrum Master or inspiring others as an Agile Coach. Tomi has a strong business acumen in addition to his wide technical understanding. He feels that the most rewarding aspect of his work is when gets the teams to work seamlessly together—being able to solve efficiently the end users’ needs.

Elina Jokinen

Product Owner, Business Analyst +358 45 235 18 83

Elina works in Product Owner and Business Analyst roles, while being an extraordinarily capable specialists in the financial industry. Elina is especially interested in boosting the performance of product management and enhancing the co-operation with agile methodologies. Due to this passion, Elina has previously worked in many business-critical product management roles in top performing financial companies and she’s gained a strong track record of effective projects.    

Ilinca Cozma

Administrative Assistant

Ilinca works as our part-time administrative assistant. Her job description includes, for example, financial and human resources support tasks, such as invoice tracking and payment, as well as various organisational and communication tasks. Ilinca studies full-time at the Aalto University School of Business.

Tuomas Heroja

Agile Leadership Consultant +358 44 579 3810

Tuomas has almost 20 years of experience in various IT roles, which have included the duties of both a developer and an Agile Coach. At the core of his work is the ability to help others succeed and to achieve results together in an environment that is complex and thus unpredictable. Tuomas is a master at applying different agile methods and creating an enthusiastic atmosphere, whereby any problem can be solved together by learning together.

Our Partner Trainers

Andreas Björk

Management of Agile Frameworks

Andreas builds strongly performing teams, and value producing companies. He has led various successful transformations, product launches, and critical projects. Andreas is an efficient agile coach and an experienced virtual team leader. He holds the recipes the scale agility outside the IT area and inspire employees to participate the change. Andreas speaks fluent English, Swedish, and Finnish.

Risto Reinikainen

Leadership Consulting, SAFe

Risto Reinikainen has a wide experience in ramping up extensive change programs and managing huge organizations with SAFe. He has over 30 years of experience in governmental administrative industry both from international and domestic aspects. By utilizing his wide knowledge base and past experience, Risto can help you, for example, with creating or finetuning a SAFe framework plan and vision or setting up a Lean Agile Center of Excellence (LACE) operational plan.

Timo Rongas

Mr. Remote By Nature

Timo has a developer’s background, and has worked with various different types of agile teams in varying agile roles for a long time. Team and organization management is close to Timo’s heart, and he is also a keen innovator of efficient remote work models. Even if, in the optimal situation, the agile team and the whole project work in the same physical space, it is not always possible, and Timo holds the skills to manage dispersed and complex working environments.

Jussi Lattu

Digital Automation

Jussi is one of Finland’s top experts in modelling automatized processes and developing automation. He has a wide understanding of automatization both from a business and technical perspective and knows the best practices for implementation. Jussi’s super power is increasing understanding between the business and tech units, and helping people define common goals and achieve them.

Karl-Johan Spiik

Team dynamics coach

Karl-Johan coaches both leadership and IT systems development. Combined knowledge to modern work life, unsupervised teams and information technology forms a pioneering consultant preparing organizations for future.

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