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Emil, a co-founder at Quva, is an enthusiastic IIoT business developer and a sales representative with the goal of becoming the best in both. He has a background in development of industrial services. Emil is also the chairman of Industrial Internet committee in Finnish Maintenance Society Promaint.

Antti Lehmussola

Antti Lehmussola has a diverse background in signal processing, computer vision and machine learning. He has designed and implemented analytics solutions for various industries. Antti has authored several academic publications and e.g develop the world's most popular software for the analysis of surveillance videos.

Janne is an experienced software project management professional. At Quva Janne is responsible for managing project deliveries, coordinating SaaS services, ensuring customer satisfaction, and co-creating project proposals. His customer oriented working approach and human leadership methods have given great results and kept customers happy for many years.

D.Sc. Tapio Manninen has experience in developing state-of-the-art machine learning solutions for international companies, e.g., in forest, steel, and mining industry. Tapio's strong background in data driven analytics plays a key role in applying modern learning algorithms for real life applications and various Big Data environments. You can view Tapio's publications and patents here.

Olli Pasanen, a co-founder at Quva, has been creating new start-ups since 2008 as a management consultant, seed investor or co-founder and always in a pretty hands-on manner. In 20012006, Pasanen acted as the CEO of Ionific Oy, a high-growth telecom and healthcare software company. Ionific was acquired by the Bangalore headquartered Sasken Communication Technologies in 2006. For Sasken, Pasanen worked as a Global Head of Sales in Telecom in 20062008.

Pulp and paper industry expertise

Ville Herlevi

Ville is a pulp & paper professional with over 20 years of experience. Specialized on process optimization, automation and maintenance efficiency. Ville has a proven track record from working in pulp and paper industry in over 30 different countries from all continents.

Board members

The growth and development of Quva is managed by a board of directors consisting of experienced heavy industry and software business experts.


Quva Oy

Business ID: 2348506-3

Address: Sumeliuksenkatu 18 B
33100 Tampere, Finland

Electronic invoice address: 003723485063


Emil Ackerman
+358 45 2086 816

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