Janne Jormalainen is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is active in the angel investment scene in Northern Europe, he has invested to over thirty high tech and education companies. He is currently chairman of the board in four highly successful start-up companies. He is chairman emeritus of the Finnish Business Angel Network (FiBAN). He is a frequently heard speaker in conferences and seminars.
Janne made his early career in large corporate environment, then moving to entrepreneurship. At Nokia, he was in charge of multiple functions and businesses; managing for example the mobile accessory, IoT and wearables business unit with 860 M€ in annual revenues. He has lived and worked in the USA, Europe and Southeast Asia. Since 2005 he has been working as an entrepreneur in multiple industries and founded several companies. In 2015 he sold SPU Oy, a company producing energy efficient building materials, to Kingspan Plc.
Janne holds master’s degree from Tampere University of technology. He considers himself as a resident of the world with current home in Espoo, Finland. He is passionate about the opportunities technology and entrepreneurship can bring to the human race.