Fall in with us

We are a dedicated team of SharePoint and Microsoft Teams experts working at Valo, a forerunner in intranet and digital workplace solutions based on Microsoft technology. All our products are made with #ValoLove.

250+

partners

50+

countries

900+

customers

3M

happy users

Best Intranet Extranet Award 2017-2016

We have offices in Europe, North America and APAC

If you happen to be somewhere nearby in Finland or Canada, come visit us at our office. As digital nomads, we are spread all over having some experts working from home in Sweden, Belgium, Germany, UK and Poland – to mention few!

valo headquarters in helsinki
Firdonkatu 2 T 63
00520 Helsinki
Finland
valo jyvaskyla office
Lutakonaukio 7, 40100 Jyväskylä, Finland
valo office cracow
Valo c/o Skelia, Bonarka4Business, building F Puszkarska 7K, 30-837 Cracow, Poland
valo montreal office
380 Saint-Antoine St W Office 7100, Montreal, H2Y 3X7, Canada
valo melbourne office
Valo Solutions c/o WeWork Level 22, 120 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

Meet the Valo Team

We’re a bunch of tech and marketing geeks who share this idea of better digital workplaces, where working and communicating with each other is quick, easy, and fun! Always been a team in multiple locations, we know how to work in the digital world.

Business EMEA

Valo CEO Marc Josefsson

Marc Josefsson

CEO

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Marc is a passionate advocate of modern digital workplaces! He creates energy while listening and understanding the people around him. When not working you’ll find him at his CrossFit box doing HSPU’s , cross country skiing, or spending quality time with his family.

Noora Hakkarainen Valo Partner Manager EMEA

Noora Hakkarainen

Partner Manager

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Noora is a true human-lover, taking care of Valo Partners in Europe. When not concentrating on the partner happiness, you can find her either in Berlin, Münster or Finland or flying on her yoga mat.

Michael Borell Sales Lead EMEA

Michael Borell

Sales Lead EMEA

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Michael is working closely with Valo Partner Managers to provide partners and customers the best possible result by helping partners in sales and streamlining the Valo Partner network. While off work, Mike can be found exploring the world, hiking or cooking to his family.

Hnerik Blåfield Senior Consultant

Henrik Blåfield

Senior Consultant

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Henrik is a jack-of-all trades working with all aspects of Office 365 and SharePoint, as well as Valo-teams supporting information systems. Aspiring long-distance runner during his free time.

Gokan Ozcifci

Gokan Ozcifci

Product Marketing Manager

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Gokan is responsible for listening, building, maintaining, managing and sharing insights about  Valo with current partners, customers and thousands of conference attendees You can find Gokan sharing the love across the world also as a Regional Director and MVP.

saraliina laima marketing coordinator

Saraliina Laima

Events and Marketing Specialist

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On maternity leave.
When not organizing events to promote Valo, you can find Saraliina doing acrobatics or knitting warm woolly socks on the sofa.

Jenni Mattinen Marketing Communications Specialist

Jenni Mattinen

Marketing Communications Specialist

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Jenni has found her passion for writing where she can combine her customer-centric mindset and creativity. In her free time, she love-hates Crossfit, jogging and traveling.

Hanna Voutilainen Marketing Communications Specialist

Hanna Voutilainen

Marketing Communications Specialist

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Hanna is focusing on HubSpot Development and Google + Social Ads. She’s the coordinator of the Valo Blog content and a multitasker in numerous other events, campaigns and tasks. After-hours she runs a one-woman digital marketing agency and is a Finnish beauty influencer.

Alexandra Sholokhova Graphic Designer

Alexandra Sholokhova

Graphic Designer

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Alexandra enjoys creating clean and delightful experiences on both the web and the printing side that balance between business goals, user needs, and technical constraints. Alexandra likes to spend time with a camera, discover new places or watch Netflix.

Tiina Manninen CMO at Valo

Tiina Manninen

Chief Marketing Officer

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Always shown as online, sometimes IRL. Usually lost with million open browser tabs but when she’s not, she loves to travel and jump into new adventures! Cheers and lots of #ValoLove!

Are you the next Valo Team member?

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The Valo Team is growing fast and we’re constantly looking for great people to join our international, agile and wonderful crew! If you think we’re a good match, check out our Careers!

Business APAC

Jarmo Kuusinen - Product Program Manager

Jarmo Kuusinen

Business Director, APAC

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Jarmo ensures the Australian Valo office’s Valo sounds are sweet in down under too! In his free time, this motorbike mad enjoys riding small roads (and off-roads!) all around Europe and now, having shrimps on a barbie in an Aussie style!

Daniel Anderson - Valo APAC product evangelist

Daniel Anderson

Partner Manager and Product Evangelist

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Daniel’s current mission is to drive real business outcomes while sharing his knowledge in the SharePoint and Microsoft 365 space. When not working, you will find him with the family and enjoying real football (Australian Rules).
Shira Friedman, APAC Marketing 2a

Shira Friedman

Marketing Specialist

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On maternity leave.
Shira is all about promoting, collaborating, and creating! And we’re not just talking about her work! Shira also puts her creativeness into crochet work and fire dancing, a hobby of hers for 20 years now!
Hanna Hakio - Marketing Specialist

Hanna Hakio

Marketing Specialist

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Hanna is our newest addition to the APAC team, as a Marketing Specialist. Hanna takes care of all our marketing needs in the APAC region, whiling helping with our partners, and specializes in SEO & Google ads. Hanna enjoys staying extremely active through physical activity most of her week, while holding together her very own digital marketing agency in her hometown.

Mark Powney - APAC Tech Manager

Mark Powney

Product Owner

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When Mark became Valo APAC’s technical partner manager, he had already clocked up many years helping customers design and build Office 365 and Azure based solutions. But in his spare time Mark also enjoys hosting community radio shows, plus he’s a real foodie and FYI, can debate fine wines like a pro! 

 

Business North America

Juha Koivula Business director NA

Juha Koivula

Business Director, North America

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Working with Valo since 2013, Juha’s current mission is to grow our presence in The Americas together with our partners. Juha also enjoys playing tennis and speaking languages.

Ilija Lazarov

Ilija Lazarov

Technical Partner Manager

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Ilija is a passionate visionary with a looong SharePoint experience. Trained, defined, planned, developed, deployed, supported and sold solutions for hundreds of customers globally to get most of existing investments. Ilia is interested in improving everything and deep discussions and having good time with the team, partners, and customers.

Olivera White Partner Manager

Olivera White

Partner Manager

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Olivera is responsible for building, maintaining and managing long-term relationships with current and prospective partners. Helping Partners and Valo succeed with her boundless enthusiasm. When not working, Olivera enjoys life with her kids, doing photography, scuba diving, horseback riding, learning how to play a guitar and drinking wine.

Annie Orzechowska

Events and Marketing Specialist

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The magic is in the details! When not organizing memorable Valo events & marketing actions in the NA region, you can find Annie nurturing her passion for health & wellness or planning her next travel and crazy adventure!

Melissa Perrotti Office Coordinator

Melissa Perrotti

Marketing & HR Specialist

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From Human Resources, to Marketing & Finance tasks, Melissa is our go to person in our NA team. Whether you’re an employee or Partner, she will make sure your question does not go unanswered! When not setting up the fort in our Montreal office, Melissa enjoys staying active and finding exciting places to visit!

Are you the next Valo Team member?

Is this you?

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As we continue to grow, we’re constantly looking for like-minded and fun-loving new talents to join our amazing team! If you think you’d fit in here, visit our Careers page!

Partner Support

Sari Siekkinen - Partner Support Manager

Sari Siekkinen

Partner Support Manager

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Sari works side-by-side with our Valo Partners helping them to grow. In her free time, she enjoys mindfulness meditation, playing tennis and spending time with her dog.

Victor de La Fuente

Victor de la Fuente

Escalation Engineer

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For over 15 years, Victor has been a huge Microsoft fan and is almost always coding – like any other proper tech-geek! When he’s away from his computer and tapped into the real world, he enjoys playing old video games, studying new languages and spending time with his wife and kids. A true #ValoLatinLover!

Sami Kaski Support Engineer

Sami Kaski

Support Engineer

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A SharePoint geek and a D&D nerd, Sami is doing Valo support for a day job. After work, he’s either spending time with his family or half-swording bad guys in some retro game or other. Also, bench/squat/deadlift.

Rohan Kulkarni Support Engineer at Valo

Rohan Kulkarni

Support Engineer

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Rohan is a SharePoint Developer since 2011. Apart from technology, Rohan studies history, politics, economics, world affairs and he just loves to have long discussions/debates around these topics. Also, he is a die-hard Liverpool supporter and his dream is to be at Anfield for a European Night someday.

Keyvan Pashaei Support Specialist

Keyvan Pashaei

Support Specialist

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Keyvan supports partners to help them succeed with Valo implementations.

Jouni Pohjolainen Support Engineer

Jouni Pohjolainen

Support Engineer

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Jouni has been developing SharePoint solutions since 2010. Usually have enjoyed adventure games among others on PC but now embarked on real-life adventure by moving to Australia for a year. In addition to video games, Jouni loves to run and throw puns to the mix.

Anna-Kaarina Kaija Support Specialist

Anna-Kaarina Kaija

Support Specialist

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A SharePoint newbie, but an enthusiastic one. Problem solving and helping others is a habit and so being on support team comes quite naturally. After working hours, I enjoy spending time with my kids and family. Trying to figure out how my legs should work while in Zumba and a wannabe photographer who likes to take long walks on the seashore and in the woods.

Pawel Rakoczy Support Specialist

Pawel Rakoczy

Support Specialist

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Pawel is making sure Valo installation and usage is a trouble-free experience.

Are you the next Valo Team member?

Is this you?

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Are you into SharePoint and loove solving problems? Are customers your passion? If this is you, you might be exactly what we are looking for! We have several open positions for our Support team, go and check our Careers!

Human Resources

Jennifer Sonprasit

HR Coordinator

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From Internal communication, to events, and providing the best Valo experience for our employees, Jennifer is not only known for her killer chocolate chip cookies! On top of that, you will find Jennifer hiking over laying on a beach any day!

Kirsi Roche

HR Manager

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Specialized in labor law in our different country locations, Kirsi holds the Valo fort by managing all employee labour needs, office management, and of course, supports the Valo team spirit. Outside of Valo, Kirsi enjoys anything artsy, including building her own dollhouse and also, enjoys outdoor activities.

Development Team

Päivi Haavisto Valo Production Manager

Päivi Haavisto

Production Manager

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As a Production Manager, Päivi makes sure that the Product Development Team has all the things they need to share the #ValoLove with our Products! Päivi’s passions are the 3 C’s: Coffee, Cooking and Cava and she considers herself as a MasterChef of her own life.

Sari Soinoja Product Owner

Sari Soinoja

Product Owner

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Product Owner for Valo Intranet, Extranet and Entrance. In addition, everything related to O365 is closest to her heart. During her free time, Sari enjoys playing basketball and sipping a good scotch whisky. Sláinte!

Jarbas Horst Senior Software Architect

Jarbas Horst

Product Owner

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Jarbas is an Office 365 enthusiast, lifelong learner. He is focusing his knowledge on the development of SharePoint Online and Office 365. He is a site provisioning specialist and has created provisioning solutions that are used by medium-sized to large businesses corporations.

Vardhaman Deshpande Software Developer

Vardhaman Deshpande

Product Owner

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Vardhaman is architecting and developing next-generation Valo products by leveraging the Office 365 and Microsoft Azure platforms. He likes to solve problems either by using code or by using the tools available. When he is not thinking about the Microsoft Cloud, he likes to travel to various places and explore the different foods and cultures.

Erwin van Hunen

Erwin Van Hunen

Lead Architect

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Erwin goes back a long time with SharePoint and uses that knowledge to make the Valo product installation process shine! He is one of the few Microsoft Certified Masters in SharePoint and an Office Apps & Services MVP. Off work, Erwin loves spending his time in his studio filled with synthesizers.

Alexey Sadomov

Software Architect

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Love new technologies and complex engineering challenges. Together with working in Valo team, Alexey helps the Sharepoint community by participating in a various open-source project. In his free time, Alexey listen to good rock music and practice endurance sports like IronMan triathlon and marathons.

Juha Alhojoki - Software Architect

Juha Alhojoki

Software Architect

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Working with great friends and talent in Valo dev team is the best thing. Family, cycling and playing guitar are also best things. Juha feels lucky to have so many best things in his life!

Devang Bhavsar Software Developer

Devang Bhavsar

Software Architect

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Devang is passionate about exploring new technologies and make things happen. For leisure, Devang likes to listen to music, watch movies, travel with friends, practice tennis and play computer games.

Jouni Poikolainen

Senior Software Developer

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When not enjoying the relaxing sound of clicking keys, Jouni enjoys catching fish. Fly fishing, ice fishing, mobile fishing – you name it.

Piotr Siatka Software Developer

Piotr Siatka

Senior Software Developer

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Piotr really enjoys pure coding. After work, he tries to balance a healthy style of life, from running to beering.

Konrad Rugala Software developer

Konrad Rugala

Software Developer

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Konrad is responsible for building new and maintaining existing features in Valo Teamwork. He likes good food and then burns the calories either by climbing, cycling, hiking or doing other activities. When at home, Konrad watch and read scientific materials to fill his head with dozens of interesting facts from various fields.

Przemyslaw Pierscinski Software Developer

Przemyslaw Pierscinski

Software Developer

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Przemyslaw keeps Valo shiny by maintaining and supporting Classic Valo Intranet. He is all about making technology work, and when hes not, Przemyslaw  enjoys riding his motorcycle, traveling and camping.

Marcin Wojciechowski

Software Developer

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Marcin is your coding enthusiast, TDD evangelist, OOP champion and SOLID proponent. He enjoyes to code as well as talking about the code. For fun, (besides software development of course), Marcin plays guitar, basketball and video games. Also, enjoys cooking and learning.
Yannick Plenevaux - Software Developer

Yannick Plenevaux

Software Developer

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Yannick develops and architects features, improvements and technical solutions on Valo Modern Intranet! Yannick is also known as a Office Development MVP, and a great family person.
He has a passion in learning the latest and greatest technologies and spends a lot of time on blogging or contributing to open source projects.

Joonas Lähteinen

Mobile Developer

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Joonas calls himself the “stereotypical nerd” – but, without glasses! Joonas is all about spending his Valo time developing the digital workplace for the mobile application.

Sirli Reapalu - Developer Trainee

Sirli Reapalu

Developer

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As a Developer Trainee in our Valo Modern Team, Sirli is all about being the best at developing to achieve her goal in becoming a SharePoint developer. Sirli makes sure to spend time with her family and friends, and enjoys traveling. When she gets a moment to relax, she doesn’t mind knitting to her favorite show on Netflix!

Olli Pelkkikangas - Senior Web Designer

Olli Pelkkikangas

Lead Designer

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When Olli is not busy designing new hot interfaces, Olli is spending time with his dogs. Also a passionate gamer, pew pew!

Minna Teerimäki - Software Designer

Minna Teerimäki

Software Designer

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She really loves knitting, adores her kittens, gushes over her bicycle and lives for coding. Hello Valo world!

Gautam Sheth

Software Designer

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Gautam is currently working on building the best extranet that was ever built! When he’s not doing incredible things at work, Gautam enjoys reading books, occasionally blogging whenever inspiration strikes and contributing to the repositories inside Microsoft 365 PnP Initiative.
Sami Nieminen Web Designer

Sami Nieminen

Web Designer

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Sami’s professional ambition lies in building UI’s that are intuitive, visually pleasing and accessible. In his free time Sami likes to go out shooting things – especially birds – but only with his camera.

Jenni Rohunen Web Designer

Jenni Rohunen

Web Designer

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On maternity leave

Web Designer Padawan for Valo Modern who often finds herself making sure that all the pixels are aligned! A strong believer in simple designs and dedicated to top up Valo’s UI accessibility to the next level. On free time, occasional travel freak and a lover of natural light photography.

Anna Särkioja Product Specialist

Anna Särkioja

Product Specialist

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Service Manager gone into product development, Anna has a very customer-centric mindset. In her freetime, she loves to spend time with her family, go hiking and do sports.

Maiju Onnela - Senior Product Specialist

Maiju Onnela

Product Coordinator

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Maiju, who’s always smiling, took the step from the consultant position into the product development world and hasn’t looked back.

Alapan Das

QA Specialist

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Alapan ensures the quality of Valo products through Automation, but when he’s not doing that, you’ll find him binge watching his favorite TVvseries, writing articles on his blog and sleeping, a lot.

Sylwia Ciesielska

QA Specialist

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Her title says it all, as Sylwia ensures the quality of the Valo products while automates Valo tests to ensure the quality of the product. When off duty, Sylwia enjoys climbing and baking cupcakes.

Ilkka Kortelainen

QA Specialist

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Ilkka is all about test automation. In his free time, Ilkka enjoys cooking, reading, gaming and riding bikes.
Shilpa Mittal QA Specialist

Shilpa Mittal

QA Specialist

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Shilpa is responsible for the quality of our applications. We strive to give the best experience to our customers, so if someone finds something that is wrong, Shilpa will be there to fix it.

Are you the next Valo Team member?

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We’re growing fast and always looking for new, talented people to join the team. Check out our Career opportunities in our Tech Team!

Experts behind the scenes

SharePoint and Microsoft 365 specialists

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We have hundreds of SharePoint and MS Office 365 specialists in our Valo Partner Network, sharing their insights and experience so that Valo is even better tomorrow.


Join our Team

Interested in creating cutting-edge digital workplace solutions that people simply love? Check out our open career options or write us a line or two and send it to wbof@inybvagenarg.pbz


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