LAAVAT is honored to appoint Petri Kuivala, a thought leader in cybersecurity, and Kaj Rönnlund, a well-known business angel, to the LAAVAT advisory board. Petri and Kaj will help LAAVAT to accelerate the market adoption of LAAVAT solutions and strengthen the current customer base in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Petri works as the Chief Information Security Officer at NXP Semiconductors, the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications. Petri is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors at SSH Communications Security. Before NXP, Petri has worked for 14 years with various security leadership positions, such as the Chief Security Officer at the Nokia Corporation.
“The LAAVAT team has extremely deep understanding of the challenges that large corporations face with establishing long-term trust in their products. I believe that the LAAVAT team will become a major contributor to global security ecosystems. The company’s success so far has been exceptional, and we will help them to continue with this trajectory,” says Petri Kuivala.
Kaj is an active investor and a business angel. He holds investments and board memberships in companies operating in the Fintech, Medtech, and Cleantech business areas. He has a strong entrepreneurial background with over 20 years of experience in portfolio management and derivatives trading with a deep understanding of risk management.
“I am impressed with what the LAAVAT team has achieved in such a short time. I look forward to contributing towards the continuing success of the company,” says Kaj Rönnlund.
The advisory board helps LAAVAT with strategic development, growth management, and market awareness. “We are thrilled to have Petri and Kaj as our advisors. Their individual and collective expertise is invaluable for our efforts to grow globally,” says Lauri Hokkanen, Chairman of the Board at LAAVAT.