Group Management

Management team

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Christian
Cedercreutz

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to M-Brain, Christian held various management positions at IBM in five different European countries.

Christian holds a Master of Economics degree from Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki.

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Mikael
Makkonen

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to M-Brain, Mikael was VP of Translation and Localisation Services at AAC Global, a Sanoma Company, where he managed services in 6 countries.

Bachelor of Engineering, Lahti Polytechnic & Institute of Design.

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Joakim
Nyberg

Chief Strategy Officer

Joakim is the former Marketing Manager of M-Brain. Prior to M-Brain, Joakim worked at the Royal Danish Embassy in Helsinki.

Master of Science, Hanken School of Economics.

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Stuart
Reynish

Chief Product Officer

Prior to M-brain, Stuart was leading business development and marketing functions, as well as the Content Services business at AAC Global. Before that he was in management positions related to business and process development at Nokia Networks.

Masters of Arts (History) from University of Eastern Finland and Massey University (NZ).

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Kimmo
Valtonen

Chief Technology Officer

Prior to M-Brain, Kimmo led several machine learning research projects across the EU.

Masters of Science (Computer Science), University of Helsinki.

Extended Management Team

Joost
Drieman

Vice President Intelligence Best Practices

Before joining M-Brain, Joost was director Market and Business Intelligence at Cisco, VP marketing and strategy at Telindus, director business development at Tandem USA and advisor for the European Community.

Dipl.ing microelectronics at HTS (NL)
MBA strategy at University of Antwerp (B)
MSc coaching at University of Portsmouth (UK)

Carsten
Gayer

Managing Director, Germany

Prior to founding his own consulting company which later merged into Global Intelligence Alliance/M-Brain, Carsten worked at McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Master of Science, Ruhr University Bochum

Yekaterina
Levochskaya

Country Manager, Russia

Prior to joining M-Brain, Yekaterina was working as a Country Manager at Esmerk's Russia and CIS operations.

Master of Business Administration, International Management Institute of St.Petersburg

Kian Chzen
Quek

Country Manager, Malaysia

Before joining M-Brain Quek worked as a Production Manager and Country Manager at Esmerk Information Services.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Mass Communication, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Thomas
Rideg

President & Regional CEO, Americas

Prior to joining M-Brain, Thomas was SVP for Western Europe, Greater China and previously Latin America for GIA (acquired by M-Brain). Prior to GIA Thomas was AMD at Kroll Associates, Brazil and formerly partner of InfoAmericas (acquired by Kroll).

Master of Business Administration (Market Strategy) University of Leeds, UK
Bachelor’s degree in International Business from St. Mary’s, USA

Lee
West

Managing Director, UK & Middle East

Prior to M-Brain, Lee was working in the UK banking sector with a strong new business focus.

Studied Business Management at Farnborough College of Technology, UK.

Elvis
Yang

Head of Asia

Elvis has more than 20 years’ experience in business development and team management. Prior to joining M-Brain he has worked in the IT industry and in Management Consulting industry.

EMBA at Fudan University

Board of Directors

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Robert
Ingman

Chairman of the Board

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Krista
Karli

Member

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Petri
Laine

Member

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Tage
Lindberg

member

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Kim
Nyberg

Member

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Marjukka
Nyberg

Member

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Esko
Torsti

Member

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