Group management

Kim Nyberg, M-Brain CEO

Kim Nyberg

Chief Executive Officer

Kim Nyberg is Co-owner and Active Chairman of the Board of M-Brain. Prior to the Chairmanship of M-Brain, he acted as CEO and Chairman, Hill and Knowlton Central-Eastern and Northern Europe and Special Advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Hill and Knowlton EMEA.

M-Brain CDO, Acting Head of APAC Mikael Makkonen

Mikael Makkonen

Chief Delivery Officer, Acting Head of APAC

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.

M-Brain COO Joakim Nyberg

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.

M-Brain CFO Mari Orttenvuori

Mari Orttenvuori

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to M-Brain, Mari was VP Finance at Oriola-KD Corporation.

Bachelor of Science (Business), the Manchester Metropolitan University.

M-Brain CHRO Krista Tirkkonen

Krista Tirkkonen

Chief Human Resource Officer

Prior to M-Brain, Krista worked at H+K Strategies and Finland Exports.

Helsinki Secretarial College.

M-Brain CTO Kimmo Valtonen

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.

Ira Stening M-Brain

Ira Steninig

Vice President Service Development

Prior to M-Brain Ira has worked both as a leader and expert on competitive intelligence, business development and strategy, including Ericsson Corporation, Uponor Corporation and Lemminkäinen Corporation. Ira has also co-founded a consulting practice on strategic information services and worked with publicly listed Finnish clients in the utilities sector.

Master´s Degree in Economics

Joost Drieman M-Brain

Joost Drieman

Vice President Intelligence Best Practices

Prior to M-Brain, Joost served as director market & business intelligence at Cisco, as vice president and board member of Telindus, director business development at Tandem Computers and was appointed as subject matter expert at the European Community, DGXIII. Besides he's role at M-Brain he is the owner of Marix International NV and on the board of Viadesk BV in the Netherlands.

M-Brain Americas CEO Thomas Rideg

Thomas Rideg

President, Americas

Prior to M-Brain, Thomas was Senior Vice Pesident, Western Europe at Global Intelligence Alliance Group.

Master of Business Administration (Market Strategy) University of Leeds.


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