Janne Kalliola

Born May 20th, 1974, Polvijärvi, Finland
Married, two children

Contact Information

Tammasaarenkatu 3
00180 Helsinki, Finland

Ymmerstanportti 9 b 3
02750 Espoo, Finland


+358-40-558 1796


+358-40-558 1796

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jannekalliola

Professional Objective

To fully utilise my skills and passion for leading software development activities and developing company as a whole. To gain hands-on experience in a demanding working environment that provide new challenges and learning opportunities.

Work Experience

2006 - present Chief Executive Officer, Partner
Responsible for company strategy, execution and growth, and managing customer relations, processes, and key projects.

Exove Design
2011 - present Chairman of the Board, Partner
Growth and strategy.

Hohde Consulting
2001 - 2013 Senior Consultant, Partner
Management and technical consultation on web publishing systems, web design and project management.

Helsinki University of Technology
1997 - 2010 Lecturer, Laboratory of Media Technology
Responsible for Candidate seminar and thesis, resulting into Bachelor of Science degree.

Have lectured also several years on AS-0.1110 XML Based Description Languages, AS-75.108 Publishing Technology, AS-75.105 Basics of Publication Technology 2, AS-75.146 Postgraduate Course on Media Technology, and AS-75.4700 Postgraduate Course on Intelligent Communication Systems.

Trio Network Solutions
2006 - 2006 Project Manager
Leading product development projects, being responsible for R&D activities and product deliveries.

Continuent (former Emic Networks)
2004 - 2005 Director of Product Development
Leading engineering function, being responsible for product development projects, and developing project management and company processes. Member of Continuent's executive committee.

First Hop Ltd
2000 - 2004 Director, Product Development
Responsible for executing product development projects and developing project management and company processes. Member of technical and product steering groups.

1999 - 2000 Head Software Architect
Responsible for product and subcontracting project architectures. Participated in project management and process development.

1998 - 1999 Senior Software Engineer
Leading subcontracting projects, designing and implementing customer specific software systems. Lectured about Java, XML and object-oriented programming.

1999 - 2002 Freelance Writer
Written several articles on blogging, Internet presence, communities, Java programming, XML and dynamic content manipulation, and distributed computing to Tietokone and IT-Viikko.

SSH Communications Security
1997 - 1998 Software Engineer
Designing architecture for a military application.

Complete work experience list...


Helsinki University of Technology
1999 - 2000 Licentiate of Science, Engineering
Major: Media Technology, minor: Human-Computer Interaction

1993 - 1999 Master of Science, Engineering
Major: Software Systems, minor: Media Technology


2006 - 2007 Blyk Ad Engine
Mobile advertising system.
Responsible for technical steering and overall architecture, participated also in the user interface development.

2006 - 2007 Jaiku.com
Microblogging / activity stream service.
Designed and developed the three first incarnations of Jaiku.com web framework and application features. Participated in overall design of the service. Integrated the system to an instant messaging backend.

2004 - 2005 Continuent m/cluster
MySQL and Apache cluster.
Responsible for project execution and productisation, participated also in product steering group.

2001 - 2004 First Hop GPRS Accelerator / Nokia Wireless Accelerator
A system to accelerate mobile internet usage.
Responsible for project execution and productisation, participated also in architecture and component design. Acted as the technical product owner and technical key account manager.

2003 - 2004 First Hop WAP Gateway
An efficient, scalable and highly customisable WAP Gateway for telecom operators.
Responsible for project execution and productisation. Acted as the technical product owner and technical key account manager.


2009 System for authentication of network usage
Aaltonen Janne, Brummer Markku, Kalliola Janne

2009 Menetelmä alkuperäisen lähettäjän tunnistamiseksi
Ikonen Teemu, Koponen Juha, Kalliola Janne, Räsänen Juhana

2008 Method for Optimizing Performance in Wireless Networks Using SNMP Agents
Kari Hannu, Mallat Hannu, Kalliola Janne, Koponen Juha, Kari Hannu

2008 Information Gathering from Traffic Flow in a Communication Network
Kalliola Janne, Koponen Juha, Dahlblom Thomas, Aalto Markus, Lattu Tommi, Tiihonen Mikko, Wong Menghong

2007 Method and Arrangement for Integrating an Accelerating Client into an Application
Kalliola Janne, Khashchanskiy Viktor

2007 Centralised Management for a Set of Network Nodes
Kalliola Janne, Dahlblom Thomas, Aalto Markus, Lattu Tommi, Tiihonen Mikko, Wong Menghong

2005 Method and Apparatus for Implementing QOS in Data Transmissions
Kalliola Janne, Khashchanskiy Viktor

2004 Method for Optimizing Performance in Wireless Networks
Koponen Juha, Kalliola Janne, Mallat Hannu, Kari Hannu

Several patents related to Internet, mobile advertising, wireless technologies and database clustering pending.

Complete achievements list...

Public Appearances

2014, MayDrupalCamp Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
How to use Twig with Drupal 7

2014, MarDrupalCamp Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Growing and managing Drupal organisations

2013, MarICT Expo, Helsinki, Finland
How to Fit E-Commerce to Mobile Screens?

2012, DecClick Here! Seminar, Helsinki, Finland
Company site - the most important media for companies?

2011, MayDrupal Business Days, Helsinki, Finland
Growing and Managing Drupal Organisations

2011, MayDrupalCamp Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
Drupal vs. the Others

2010, MayDrupalCamp Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Growing and Managing Drupal Organisations

2009, MarLuuri 2009, Helsinki, Finland
Web 2.0 Conquers Mobile

2008, NovFuture of Communication, Espoo, Finland
Immediacy vs. Depth

2008, NovProject Days, Espoo, Finland
Fightning against Stiffness with Openness

2005, Sep From Product Idea to Commercial Product, Espoo, Finland
Producing and Using Product Ideas

2005, Feb XML for Improving Information Management and Integration Efficiency, Helsinki, Finland
Producing White Label HTML and PDF with XML

2004, May ABC for Developing Network Services, Helsinki, Finland
Network Services Technology

2003, Mar Quality in Software Engineering, Helsinki, Finland
Design and Quality Control Processes

2003, Jan TecIT Forum 2003, Helsinki, Finland
Implementing and Managing Multiformat Mobile Services

2002, Mar JavaOne 2002, San Francisco, USA
Efficient HTML Manipulation for Accelerating Mobile Browsing (BOF-1518)

2002, Feb Java - J2EE - J2ME, Helsinki, Finland
Java and XML

2001, Dec Web Service Architecture, Helsinki, Finland
Multichannel Web Services Anywhere, Any Time

2001, Nov JavaOne 2001 Japan, Yokohama, Japan
Creating Mobile Services Using Java Programming Language, XML and HTTP

2001, June JavaOne 2001, San Francisco, USA
Creating Mobile Services Using Java Programming Language, XML and HTTP (TS-1404)
Tackling WAP Incompatibilites with Java Technology and XML (BOF-1405)

2001, Feb M-Commerceworld, London, the UK
Enabling the Creation of Mobile Services

Complete public appearances list...

Software Development and IT Skills

Programming Languages
Java, C/C++, Objective C, JavaScript, PHP, Lisp, assemblers, Pascal, (Visual) Basic, PL/SQL, XSLT & XSL-FO

Software Design
UML, ER-diagrams, design patterns, frameworks (including J2EE)

Development Processes
USDP (RUP), CMM, tailored productisation process

Operating Systems
Mac OS X, Windows Vista, XP, 2000, NT 4, 98, 95, 3.11, Novell Netware 3.11 - 4.1, several Unixes including Linux and Solaris, Amiga

MS Office, OmniPlan, MS Project, CorelDraw!, Emacs, Flash, FrameMaker+SGML, PageMaker, Photopaint, Photoshop, FreeHand

Development & Deployment Tools
Apache server, doxygen, fop, gcc, (g)make, java tools suite, tomcat, xalan, XSL Formatter


Finnish - native
English - fluent
Swedish - moderate

Non-Profit Activities

Doe ry (Academic Travel Association)
Founding member 1995 - 2001, chairman 1996 - 1998.

Club for Digital Media, DOT, Helsinki University of Technology
Founding member since 1994, honorary member since 1998, chairman 1994 and 1995.

Data Guild, Helsinki University of Technology
Member since 1993, editor-in-chief of guild magazine Alkorytmi 1994, 1995, and 1997 - 1999.

Athene, Helsinki University of Technology
Alumni since 2004.

Hobbies and Interests

Contemporary literature, modern art, digital photography, WWW site design, inline skating, and biking.

Maintaining digital nomadism journal at www.nomadig.com.