Juho is a pioneer of collaborative economy, as a researcher, an entrepreneur, a contributor to the Shareable Magazine, and an early team member at OuiShare, the leading global collaborative economy network.
Juho is a passionate product person, a public speaker, a prolific blogger and an idealist, who thinks that online communication technology can help build a better society for us all. When not advocating for collaborative economy, Juho likes to hang out with his wife & dog or enjoy a game of chess
Whether it's a crashed server or a workplace conflict, Antti knows how to fix things. An experienced web developer and life coach, he has the innate ability to make things work. Antti takes care of the internal processes at Sharetribe, making sure that communication between team members flows smoothly and that everyone has fun doing what they do.
Whenever he has time, he also likes to dwell into code himself and try to solve some tough technical issues. Antti enjoys traveling, good discussions and various kinematic activities, from martial arts to rock climbing and from dancing to team sports.
Born French but currently residing in Finland, Thomas is taking care of our global customer community. His greatest assets are his analytical mindset and his friendly personality. He wants to make sure that each customer gets the best possible experience. Coming from a business intelligence background, he is skillful in using analytics tools to identify the pain points of our business. Thomas loves life hacks, good food, and Italian ice cream.
Mikko is a full stack developer who likes all aspects of web development. Whether you need someone to tinker with CSS or update some database queries, Mikko is your man. As the first employee of the company, he knows Sharetribe tech inside out.
When not crafting code, you can find Mikko climbing rocks, gliding down alpine slopes with his snowboard, or getting his hands dirty in his community garden.
Sampo is interested not only in what we are building at Sharetribe, but also in how we are doing it. He loves to learn and teach, and is constantly searching for ways to improve our software development processes. He's the kind of person who just knows about stuff. Whether you ask Sampo about Ruby memory handling, books he has read recently or menswear, you'll be sure to get a long and thorough answer. An avid foodie and a family man, Sampo is most often found in his home kitchen searching for the perfect recipe, or at the gym lifting some serious weights.
Vesa is passionate about developing great user experiences. Ask Vesa about a solution to any front end problem and you'll be sure to get a suggestion you wouldn't have thought of. The man is an idea machine who is at his best prototyping, testing and iterating over innovative user interface concepts. When away from the keyboard, Vesa is likely to be roamingthe farawaycorners of the world, engaging in some gastronomic cooking or looking for great data visualizations.
The grand old man of our tech team (by several months), Olli is the guy who our team relies on when designing architecture and infrastructure powering Sharetribe. He has seen countless software projects, and is passionate about finding better ways to do things. While he's not writing code himself, he's probably reading about functional programming, or at least thinking about software stuff. When he feels like taking a break from code, he's likely to spend time with his wife & daughter or on a jogging trail.
Despite his young age, Janne already has almost 10 years of freelance web design experience under his belt. He has learned everything by doing and worked with some of the most well-known brands. As a lead designer, Janne is responsible for the entire look & feel of the Sharetribe brand and all our products. He loves creating stunning visuals, building brand identities and designing for all screen sizes.
Janne is a world traveller who, despite having his headquarters in Helsinki, is likely to spend more than half of each year looking for the best snowboarding and surfing conditions around the globe.
Kimmo is a versatile full stack web developer with a particular enthusiasm towards functional programming. He enjoys technology challenges and venturing into areas new to him. He strengthens the ranks of the Sharetribe team with his bohemian appearance and his kind heart. Having three small children, Kimmo doesn't have problems finding things to do on his free time. He enjoys running, spending time in the nature and fixing all sorts of things.
Boyan describes himself as a cloud magician. Before moving to Finland, he used to run a hosting company in his home country of Bulgaria and learned everything about configuring server racks. Now the servers have moved to the cloud, but Boyan still knows his ways around. He's the man responsible for making Sharetribe's underlying infrastructure scalable, reliable, blazingly fast and secure. A perfectionist at work, Boyan loves optimization and automation, and always strives to understand how things actually work. In his free time, he's a relaxed fantasy and science fan who enjoys good burgers and hanging out with his wife.
Hannu is an experienced engineer who has years of experience from various software development projects using different technologies. Hannu likes change, and enjoys searching for new, fresh solutions as the requirements of the environment change. He is also interested in workplace culture and the role all team members play in creating it. In his free time, Hannu likes to listen to country music, ride around with his bike and spend time with his family.
Sjoerd is a seasoned digital marketing professional with years of experience in various internet startups. His speciality is tinkering with user onboarding, but he also enjoys optimizing inbound channels. In his free time, he likes to draw, paint, and hang out with his family. He is also a lover of outdoors who relishes walks in nature, berry-picking, mushroom hunting and his newest hobby, beekeeping.
Vesa enjoys helping people, both in his professional life and in his free time. At Sharetribe, he helps customers get the most out of the product, and manages the customer community. Outside of work, he is an active Red Cross volunteer who specializes in psychological support and voluntary rescue service operations. Vesa happens to also be a polyglot who juggles five languages in his everyday life.
Luis is a truly service-oriented person whose passion is to make people happy. He often goes out of his way to understand the needs of customers and help them solve their issues. When not working, Luis enjoys visiting the theater or relaxing with good food and quality cocktails. Born in Mexico, Luis has grown to love the Finnish culture since moving to Helsinki. He especially enjoys the combination of sauna and ice swimming.
Kinga is a natural people person. After you've talked to her, you'll likely come away thinking: "Wow, what a nice and friendly human being!" As a customer advocate, she helps Sharetribe's customers succeed with their platforms. Despite being the youngest member of the Sharetribe team, Kinga has travelled the world. In total, she has visited 44 countries, and hopes to have visited 100 before turning 50. She specifically wishes to get to go to Greenland and Antarctica, as she just really loves ice. She is also into film photography and prefers to develop film at her home darkroom.
Antti studied applied mathematics at the University of Helsinki, and worked as a financial planner for several years before discovering his true calling in software engineering. He specifically enjoys functional programming and regularly attends Clojure meetups in Helsinki. When he is away from keyboard, Antti spends time with his wife and their two children. You can also catch him reading a book, riding his bike or jogging.
Mira is a content expert with a diverse background ranging from marketing and communications agencies to NGOs and the public sector. Her special skill lies in understanding complex concepts and making them tangible to large audiences. She is a fan of applying design thinking to content marketing, and always strives to develop content that creates genuine value to customers. In her free time, Mira reads novels, picks mushrooms, practices yoga and binge watches HBO.
As an expert in user-centered design, Kaisa’s specialty is to make complex software products easy and enjoyable to use. The scope of her know-how is impressive: her studies on Information Networks at Aalto University range from software engineering to design, arts, and psychology. Working with people is important to Kaisa. She frequently conducts user interviews and knows how to arrange a truly inspiring workshop. Off-duty, Kaisa opts for technically challenging workouts like dancing and pair acrobatics.
Jenni is a talented web developer experienced in working with diverse e-commerce user interfaces. Her superpowers are her analytical mindset and ability to look at problems from different angles, which is why front-end development is right up her alley. Jenni’s other passion is software engineering, which she gets to focus on in her Computer Science studies at the University of Helsinki. On her free time, Jenni is an avid board gamer and a burlesque dancer. She wrote her first code at age 10 when she built an online stable for sim-game horses.