Group Management Team

Juha Varelius

Juha Varelius, b. 1963, MBA

Digia's President and CEO as from the beginning of 2008. Reporting to the Board of Directors, Varelius is responsible for the company's operative business. Previously, he has served as the President and CEO of the technology company Everypoint Inc of Boston (2006–2007). He has also held managerial positions at Yahoo! and Everypoint in London (2002–2006). Before this, he has served in various managerial positions at Sonera (1993–2002), acting as Managing Director of Sonera Zed and a member of the Sonera Management Team.

Tuula Haataja

Tuula Haataja, b. 1964 M.Sc. (Econ.)

Chief Financial Officer, Management Team member since 2013. Responsible for the company's finances and governance. Prior to Digia, Tuula Haataja was employed by YIT as a CFO for Construction Services Finland, YIT Building Services segment and YIT Primatel (2002–2013) and by Sonera in various financial management roles (1995–2002). When she worked as an Auditor for PWC (1991–1995), her main areas of responsibility were in Finland, Russia and Baltic countries.

Tom Puusola

Tom Puusola, b. 1967, upper secondary school graduate in Technical Science

Senior Vice President, Integration & Analytics, Management Team member since 2012. Previously Head of Business Development (2010–2013) and Vice President, Integration Business Unit (2009). Held managerial positions in Integration business, strategic customerships and development at the Digia Industry & Trade Division (2006–2008), Sentera Plc (2003–2006), Iocore Plc (2000–2003) and Open Solutions Group (1998–2000). Before this, Puusola worked for TEK Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland in publications and internet (1992–1998) and for VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland in software development (1989–1992). Computer science studies at the Helsinki University of Technology.