Exidio hires Erkki Tapola as Product Development Director

16 July 2007

Exidio has hired Erkki Tapola to head the company’s Product Development department.

Mr. Tapola is a seasoned software process and management expert who has
successfully lead the development organizations at companies such as SSH
Communications Security Oyj. and Valimo Wireless Oy. He has broad experience of running software development organizations of varied maturities in companies with a challenging business position in an international market.

“Exidio is dedicated to serving its new and existing customers by offering a product that performs, scales and serves businesses of many sizes and structures. Product development including feature specification is a key function in the success of the company, and must be well run and professionally staffed”, says Exidio COO Sanna Outa. “We believe that Erkki has the skills and vision required to tune the organization to its best”, Outa adds.

Erkki’s view on Exidio’s strengths: “Exidio operates in a challenging environment with very demanding clientele. This sets high technological expectations on Exidio’s product. I feel strongly that our professionally skilled product development team is capable of meeting these expectations. High quality in product development is one of the key success factors in critical business operations today, so therefore I’m excited to take the innovation to the next level and I feel confident that Exidio’s growth will continue also in the future.”

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