From inception to launch and beyond,
innovators bring technology products to market.
Balancing complex solutions
refined user experiences in 200+ products.
We exist to help visionaries create
products that fuse technology and design.
Founder & Chairman
Juha is a serial entrepreneur with a remarkable track record in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. Building mobile operating systems during his early career, he founded Symbian, went on to lead the charge in the early days of Microsoft’s Smartphone and Pocket PC efforts, ran part of Macromedia, helped build Teleca into the largest System Integrator in the mobile industry, and worked on popularizing Trolltech and Qt.
Today his focus is on building and scaling innovative tech companies like Cogniance, CloudMade, Pelican Imaging, The Pad, and Brandworkz.
Michael is a seasoned leader within the world of global management and innovation consulting, with years of experience designing and implementing solutions for early-stage, growth, and Fortune-size companies spanning a multitude of industry and solution domains.
Michael’s passion is for seeing great ideas make it into rapidly scaling, commercially successful ventures.
Sergii is a lifelong technologist, passionate about the ways technology enriches human lives. He was an integral member of Cogniance's original founding team and currently runs the entire engineering branch of the company.
Sergii's career has developed from being a software engineer to a team leader and business technologist. He's currently focused on exploring the newest technology frontiers, and working with our customers to solve their product development challenges.
Kristian leads our design practice leveraging his experience and expertise across all design disciplines — industrial, digital, brand, and service design.
Kristian works by the philosophy of designing from the heart by always looking to add value to the modern user's life. He does this by ensuring that his products seamlessly bring together design and technology.
Marty is a proven CFO with over 30 years of progressive experience, having managed accounting and finance operations for companies from startup to $300 million in revenue, and with extensive international experience including China, Europe, Russia, India and Israel.
His experience includes CFO positions with technology companies Packet Motion, Kasenna and CAD Solutions. He also was Corporate Controller for Harmonic (HLIT) and worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
VP of Worldwide Sales
Carter is a proven sales leader with over 20 years of experience, having led sales organizations for companies from pre-revenue to over $120 million. He has extensive experience with the entire revenue engine from demand generation to customer success. Carter's passion is leading high performing teams that rapidly scale businesses.
He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and lives with his wife, Pam, and their two children in Palo Alto, CA. He enjoys skiing, snowboarding, wine and vintage cars.
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