Risto Siilasmaa is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of F?Secure Corporation, a cybersecurity company, having served as President and CEO of the company in 1988-2006.
Professional experience from positions in technology, software, cybersecurity industries at, among others, F-Secure Corporation and Nokia Oyj.
Risto was the Chair of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation in 2012-2020, where he led the company through one of the most successful corporate transformations ever. He joined the Nokia Board in 2008 and became Chair in 2012.
He is a Board member of Futurice Corporation and a member of Komatsu International Advisory Board, a member of the International Advisory Board at IESE Business School, University of Navarra and a member of the Global Advisory Board of Yonsei University School of Business (YSB). Risto was a member of the European Roundtable of Industrialists (ERT) 2012-2020 and was also Chairman of Elisa Corporation OYJ, one of the most successful domestic teleoperator over the last 15 years in Europe.