Board of Directors

Eero Teerikorpi, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, vCloud Air, founding partner at Blue White Venture. Prior, he was CEO of Continuent, President of Capslock, Inc, a mobile infrastructure company and CEO of Alcom Document Communication Corporation.

Robert Hodges, Senior Staff Engineer, vCloud Air, brings over 20 years of experience in database and application engineering management. Prior to Continuent, he worked as a Senior Engineering Manager at Sybase, where he worked on a variety of RDBMS products. He also held senior engineering positions at Portera and Exigen group, where he managed and operated software-as-a-service applications. Robert is the original designer of Continuent's Tungsten solution.

Ari Valtanen, Senior Director, R&D, vCloud Air, is a driven and creative technology-focused business leader with extensive portfolio of global start-up activities, bridging gaps between technology and people, and offering record of results in software development, product management and technical sales. Prior to Continuent, he held executive responsibilities with IBM BigData initiatives. Before IBM acquiring solidDB in 2008, he spent a good amount of time as a co-founder, architect and CTO of the company. He is a Big Data, in-memory and high availability expert, leveraging extensive hands-on experience to create breakthrough solutions to drive business results.

Petri Salonen, Partner at Aura Capital, has held senior management positions at AtBusiness communications, Silicon Graphics and Hewlett-Packard.