Personal bio


Risto Siilasmaa

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2006

Born 1966, M.Sc. (Engineering)

Main employment history:

Founder, President and CEO, Member of the Board, F‑Secure, 1988–2006

Chairman of the Board 2012–2020, Member of the Board 2008–2012, Interim CEO 2013–2014, Nokia Corporation

Chairman of the Board 2016–2018, Vice-Chairman of the Board 2013–2015, Member of the Board 2007–2019, The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries

Current board memberships and public duties:

Founding Partner, Chairman of the Board, First Fellow Partners, 2016–

Chairman, Ministry of Finance – Technology Advisory Board, 2020–

Member of the Board, Futurice Corporation, 2018–

Member of the Board, Pixieray Oy, 2021–

Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group, 2020–

Member, International Advisory Board IESE, 2019–

Member, Global Advisory Board of Yonsei University School of Business, 2020–

Member, Komatsu International Advisory Board, 2020–

Member, Global Tech Panel, an initiative of EU High Representative for foreign affairs and security policy, 2018–

Risto Siilasmaa is a major shareholder in F‑Secure and thus not an independent member of the Board as stipulated in the Corporate Governance Code.

Risto Siilasmaa

Chairman of the Board of Directors