Meet Our Team
Our team has some the brightest computer scientists, researchers, software engineers, and product strategists in the world.
CEOErik Piehl is the CEO at IndoorAtlas. As a cloud gaming pioneer he brings 20 years of commercial and technical experience to the company. Most recently he served as the Managing Director & CTO of G-cluster, which he also co-founded. He has also served as a board member in the G-cluster group companies. At G-cluster Erik built an idea into a successful product and business, signing deals with Orange Group, SFR and others. Erik also has experience on product management and business development from VistaCom, a pioneering video conferencing technology company. Erik holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and has several patents granted to his name.
FounderDr. Janne Haverinen is the Founder at IndoorAtlas. Based out of the Oulu office in Finland, Janne leads the company in its mission to enable new user experiences for indoor. He has several patents granted to his name in fields of indoor navigation and location-based services. Prior to IndoorAtlas, Janne was a professor and a senior researcher fellow in the Computer Science and Engineering Laboratory in the University of Oulu. He has served as a member of IndoorAtlas’ board of directors since its inception. Janne holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland.
CTODr. Otto Seiskari is the CTO at IndoorAtlas. With background in both software engineering and science, he is focused on bridging the gap between research and development of production-quality code. He holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from Aalto University. Otto's previous roles include co-founding a startup and working as a software consultant in various companies.
General Manager, Hong KongChristopher Yeong is the General Manager, Hong Kong at IndoorAtlas Hong Kong, responsible of Hong Kong, Macau and China markets. Chris brings with him over 10 years of experience in mobile innovation and project delivery in Asia. Prior to joining IndoorAtlas, Chris led his team in developing a world-class proximity detection and location intelligence infrastructure specializing in location data acquisition and big data analytics. His team successfully completed numerous commercial deployments covering 15 million square meters of space, and is a trusted partner of several of the world’s leading airports, transit systems and retail companies.
Senior Vice President, Technology, Hong KongJoseph Chan is the Senior Vice President, Technology at IndoorAtlas Hong Kong, bridging product development and the go-to-market strategy for Hong Kong, Macau and China. Joseph is a seasoned mobile technology strategist with over a decade of experience in turning product concepts and technical consultations into commercial reality. Prior to joining IndoorAtlas, Joseph led his team in developing a world-class proximity detection and location intelligence infrastructure and his go-to-market strategy saw the solution deployed in numerous commercial deployments covering 15 million square meters of space, and became an essential digital transformation partner of several of the world’s leading airports, transit systems and retail companies.
Co-founder & AdvisorProfessor Esa Rahtu is a Co-founder and an Advisor at IndoorAtlas. Esa is the visionary behind IndoorAtlas’ core technology and platform, which focuses on sensor technologies that are transforming into the most ubiquitous indoor positioning solutions. Esa earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Oulu.
HR & Finance ManagerHanna-Leena “Peppi” Keskitalo is the HR & Finance Manager at IndoorAtlas. Peppi is also part of the global marketing team, working closely together with the global customer success team. To support the global growth of the company, Peppi focuses on the smooth and scalable practices for both HR & Finance.
Prior to joining IndoorAtlas team, Peppi advised new entrepreneurs in establishing and productizing their innovations to actual business. She is most proud of her ability to identify the right talent with that spark of curiosity and passion, capable of addressing the world’s toughest technical challenges.
Business Development DirectorSi Wang is the Business Development Director at IndoorAtlas, responsible for key account management, sales and marketing in China. He brings 12 years of experiences of business development, product marketing and consulting in his role. Primary focus of his job is to create awareness of IndoorAtlas technology, and develop business opportunities & partner network in Greater China Region. Prior to joining IndoorAtlas, he had roles as Product Marketing Manager, Project Manager and Senior Consultant in startups and consulting firms.