Risto Kalevi Siilasmaa is the Chairman, founder and former CEO of F-Secure Corporation, an anti-virus and computer security software company based in Helsinki, Finland.
Risto Siilasmaa is the founder of F-Secure and served as the President and CEO of the company until November 5, 2006. Since then he has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors.
He is also a Chairman of the Board of Nokia Corporation, Fruugo Inc and a member of the Board of Blyk Ltd and Mendor Ltd.
Mr Siilasmaa is a member of Investment Council of Finnish Industry Investment Ltd, a member of the Board of The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries and a member of the Board of Directors, Confederation of Finnish Industries.
He has received severals awards including Nordic Chairman of the year 2009, the Most Influential IT Leader 2007 and The Leader of the Decade 2003.
Mr. Siilasmaa holds a Master of Science degree from the Helsinki University of Technology.
- 09/11/13 -techcrunch.com