Demola Global strengthens its growth by appointing new Director of Business Development

Demola Global has appointed Oula Välipakka as their new Director of Business Development. Oula’s appointment is part of Demola Global’s international growth strategy. Oula will start in his new position 13.8.2018.

“We have expanded internationally to 15 different countries and our community consists of 58 universities from four continents. Our goal for 2020 is to have 5000 co-creation projects worldwide involving 20,000 experts from around the world. Oula brings valuable experience to our team and will play an important role in building our international success and thus in modernizing Finnish competitiveness,” says Ville Kairamo, CEO of Demola Global.

“I’m thrilled to join Demola Global, which is such an open-minded and the whole industry’s operating models challenging company to build the company’s next stage of growth. I’ve had the pleasure to follow long and closely Demola Global’s activities. Among international companies, Demola has always attracted great interest and I know that this has the potential to become a great Tampere based company success story”, says Oula Välipakka.

Before joining Demola Global Oula has been working in Business Tampere as a Director, leading the renewing industry sector as well as foreign and domestic direct investments to the Tampere region. Prior this Oula made a significant international career in the semiconductor industry.

Further information:

CEO Ville Kairamo, Demola Global, +358 40 566 7182,


DEMOLA is a global platform for innovation, changing old ways of operating and thinking. Demola harnesses companies’ own innovation potential for maximum results. Demola combines companies, 58 universities and their over 700.000 students in 15 different countries.