Our team

Our experienced team consists of the following persons. The contact details can be found from the links on left.

Kalevi Puonti, M.Sc.(Tech.), Founding Partner

Kalevi is former Director of Silicon Graphics Europe and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard Computer Systems in Benelux and Scandinavia.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(itnoup.ivelak
Mobile
+358 40 551 4172

Berndt Blomqvist, M.Sc.(Tech.) & B.Sc.(Econ.), Managing Partner

Berndt is former Business and Technical Computing Manager in Hewlett-Packard Northern Europe, and Country Sales Manager in Hewlett-Packard Ltd.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(tsivqmolb.tdnreb
Mobile
+358 40 500 6578

Pentti Kulmala, B.Sc.(Tech.), Partner

Pentti is a former President of Inka Group (division of Lassila&Tikanoja Plc.) MD of Høvik Stål A/S (Norway), Marketing director of Kasten-Høvik Group (Division of Cultor Plc.), Siltala Group as well as the Tool Factory and Robot Manufacturing of Rosenlew Group.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(alamluk.ittnep
Mobile
+358 400 321 554

Pauli Kulvik, M.Sc.(Tech.) & MBA), Partner

Pauli is former Executive Vice President of E&P, Retail and Oil divisions of Fortum Oyj (former Neste Oyj) and CEO of Tamro Group.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(kivluk.iluap
Mobile
+358 40 508 0030

Timo Hyvönen, M.Sc.(Tech.), Partner


Timo is former CEO of Profec Technologies Ltd, Investment Manager in Helmet Business Mentors and company analyst in Karem Oy.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(nenovyh.omit
Mobile
+358 400 975 838

Sampo Ahonen, M.Sc. (Tech.) Partner

Sampo have been working over 20 years in international technology business. He is former CEO at Beneq Oy, one of the founders of the company and currently hold position as Chairman of the Board . Formerly Sampo has worked for Nextrom Group (ex Nokia-Maillefer) in different positions across the Finland and USA.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(nenoha.opmas
Mobile
+358 40 520 1090

Ilkka Starck, M.Sc. (Tech.) Associate Partner

Ilkka works as a Manager in software industry and is CEO of Profit Software Oy. Before that Ilkka led the EMEA-sales operations at database supplier Solid Information Technology (afterwards owned by IBM) in Münich. He has also been in charge of the subsidiary of F-Secure in the USA and worked in sales and management at Ericsson in Finland and Sweden.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)a(kcrats.akkli
Mobile
+358 40 760 0074

Ville Kulmala, VQBA, Associate Partner

Ville have been working for eight years for Citywork Group as a shareholder, Sales Manager and Vice President. Before Citywork, which has nowadays expanded to a service company employing 2000 people, Ville has worked as a sales manager at Lassila&Tikanoja Oyj in Finland and abroad. 
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)a(alamluk.elliv
Mobile
+358 400 992 577

Erik Ahnger, M.Sc.(Tech.), Investment Manager

Erik has previously worked as a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)a(regnha.kire
Mobile
+358 40 160 5742

Mats Åkerblom, OTM Investment Manager

Prior to joining Helmet in late 2016 Mats has worked as a Lawyer and Product Director for Elite Rahastohallinto Oy and as Corporate Finance Analyst for Mangold Fondkommission AB in Stockholm . Mats is expertised in domestic and international buy-outs, financial modelling and corporate legislation.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh@molbreka.stam
Mobile
+358 45 347 7736

Sanna Myllysilta, M.Sc.(Econ.), Investment Analyst

Sanna has worked earlier in auditing assignments at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(atlisyllym.annas
Phone
+358 9 6869 2245
Mobile
+358 50 358 8606

Emmi Rakkola, BBA, Office Manager

Emmi has worked in administratives tasks at Helmet since 2005.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(alokkar.imme
Phone
+358 9 686 9220
Mobile
+358 40 831 5930

Erkki Kupari, M.Sc.(Tech.), Senior Advisor

Founder and partner of Kupari Oy. Board member and a chairman of e.g. Siemens Oy, Citycon Oyj, Electrical Inspectorate and many SME companies, as well many consulting and engineering organizations.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(irapuk.ikkre
Mobile
+358 50 1936

Risto Kortela, M.Sc.(Tech.), Senior Advisor

Risto is former President and CEO of Siemens Group, HR Director of Siemens Oy and Siemens Nixdorf Information Systems Oy and Sales Director of Digital Equipment Corporation Oy.
E-mail
if.latipactemleh)ta(aletrok.otsir
Mobile
+358 50 546 0358