Helsinki, Finland – Safegrid today announced Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, former CEO of Nokia, has been elected chairman of Safegrid’s board of directors. Kallasvuo will bring decades of experience in corporate leadership and high technology business, and a long track record of leading innovative and diverse teams around the world.
“Olli-Pekka has long been a visionary in the tech field, applying his tremendous insight, experience, and passion for technology to the cause of creating exciting new products and services,” said Jussi Hakunti, Safegrid’s CEO. “We’re excited to welcome him to Safegrid’s board of directors, and I know that all of us will benefit from his leadership and expertise.”
“I like the vision of Safegrid and share their vision of transforming the smart grids to support the fight against climate change and make electricity distribution more sustainable and flexible. I decided to accept the invitation to join the board because Safegrid is a very unique company,” said Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo. “It’s a privilege to join Safegrid’s board, and to be part of a values-led company that’s constantly innovating to both enable and enhance the way we live.”
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Jussi Hakunti, CEO, Safegrid Oy
About Safegrid. Safegrid is the creator of the Intelligent Grid System™ which helps utilities and grip operators locate, predict, and prevent grid faults and improve grid performance with instant-on wireless sensors and cloud-based monitoring and analytics. Safegrid is backed by Grid. vc and Business Finland. Safegrid is based in Espoo, Finland. For more information, please visit www.safegrid.io.