Key Contacts

Key Contacts

Toni Varila

CEO - Sasken Finland

Toni heads Sasken Finland and is responsible for Sasken’s business and subsidiary in Finland. After studying Mathematics and Computer Science from University of Jyväskylä in Finland, Toni joined Botnia Hightech (acquired by Sasken in 2006) as a designer in 1999.

While he worked on WCDMA base station initially, after a couple of years he found himself moving towards managerial positions than technical roles. After years of working in various managerial positions in both sales and project deliveries, Toni began heading the company from March 2013. In the past, Toni has led HW teams who were responsible for  making both the Inmarsat phones that Sasken has made.

Toni loves competing in Trapshooting and Motorsports. He participates as a competitor, event organizer and as a spectator in the latter.

Mikko Keskilammi

Director, Hardware, Sasken Finland

Mikko is responsible for hardware design team and test labs located at Sasken Kaustinen Site.

Mikko helps Sasken’s Antenna Engineers and Customers find solutions to improve antenna performance.

Before joining Sasken in 2006, Mikko worked as a Senior Researcher in Tampere University of Technology where he researched on UHF RFID antennas.

Mikko actively follows the development of new technologies and builds co-operation with different research organizations in the wireless field.

Mikko holds an M.Sc. (Tech.) and a D.Sc. (Tech.) degrees in Electronics Engineering from Tampere University of Technology.

Mikko loves to enjoy good food with family and friends. He is a passionate mountain biker and likes to watch soccer and hockey with his son.

Jani Turpeinen

Director, Software, Sasken Finland

Jani heads the Software business unit at Sasken Finland located in Tampere. He is responsible for software deliverables and heads the Tampere site. Jani graduated in Software Science (major), Electronics (minor) and Hypermedia (minors) from Tampere University of Technology in 2005.

He joined Ionific (acquired by Botnia Hightech in 2004 which was subsequently acquired by Sasken in 2006) as a software engineer in 2000. Within a year, Jani moved to the position of Technical Project Manager and has held several managerial positions since then working on multiple multisite projects between Finland and India. In 2011, Jani started heading the Software business unit at Sasken Finland.

Jani loves to keep fit and spends his free time as an instructor for circuit training, body pump exercise, and kettlebell trainings at the gym. He also plays volleyball and serves as the physical training coach of FC Haka Juniorit.

Antti Kettu

Manager, Business Development, Sasken Finland

Antti is responsible for new sales and business development at Sasken Finland.

Before joining Sasken in 2015 he worked as a Contract Manager at Rolls-Royce and as an Electronics Designer at ABB.

Antti actively follows development of new technologies while on the lookout for new customers and businesses for Sasken.

Antti holds a B.Sc. (Tech) in Information Technology from Vaasan ammattikorkeakoulu VAMK University of Applied Sciences and an M.Sc. (Tech) in Electronics Engineering from University of Oulu.

Antti loves to be active and help around at home. He enjoys hitting the gym, running, and skiing. He is a passionate judoka and orienteer.