Rebuilding Prosperity and Growth in Europe

Risto Siilasmaa, Founder and Chairman of F-Secure Corporation

Risto Siilasmaa is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of F‐Secure Corporation

having served as President and CEO of the company in 1988-2006. He is also an active venture capital investor with over 30 active investments via First Fellow Partners, a fund management company he co-founded and where he is the only limited partner.

Mr Siilasmaa was the Chair of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation in 2012-2020. He joined the Nokia Board in 2008 and became Chair in 2012. He is a Board member of Futurice Corporation and a member of Komatsu International Advisory Board, a member of the International Advisory Board at IESE Business School, University of Navarra and a member of the Global Advisory Board of Yonsei University School of Business (YSB). Since 2017 Mr Siilasmaa has served as a Finnish Chairman of the China-Finland Committee for Innovative Business Cooperation. Mr Siilasmaa was a member of the European Roundtable of Industrialists (ERT) in 2012–2020 and a member of the Tsinghua SEM Advisory Board at Tsinghua University in 2012-2020.

Mr Siilasmaa holds a Master of Science degree from the Helsinki University of Technology and he was awarded Honorary Doctorate in Technology by Aalto University schools of technology in 2018 and by L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University in 2019. 



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