Juha Vainio

Juha Vainio

About

Game Production and Leadership Professional

I am an experienced games production professional and a leader who can get people motivated and things done - on schedule! I have successfully helmed several ground-breaking game productions by coaching and inspiring people using Lean and Agile methodologies. During my management career of 14+ years I have lead numerous cross-functional teams through good times and bad, producing exceptional results. Process development is my forté and I live by continuous learning, both at work and in private life. I am analytical by nature, I understand technology and I am interested in games, leadership, management, software, VR, innovation, technology, creativity, mobility.

Lead Producer / Remedy
12/2017 - present

Board Member, Operative Lead, Treasurer / IGDA Finland
11/2016 - present

CEO, Founder, Executive Producer / Epic Owl
12/2014 - (present, handling bankruptcy)

Head of UX/UI in Games and Gaming Machines / Veikkaus
9/2016 - 12/2017

Product Lead, EP, Senior Producer / Rovio
9/2012 - 12/2014

R&D Manager, Project Manager, Tech Lead / Nokia & Accenture
6/2005 - 6/2012

Senior SW Engineer / Teleca, Geracap, VDSL Systems, Stonesoft
5/2000 - 5/2005

Master of Science (Technology), Computer Science / Helsinki University of Technology
5/2001

Links & Contact
CV highlights in Slides
Full Curriculum Vitae

My frequently featured Gamasutra.com blog
Me pitching Epic Owl at Slush 2015 (video)

My interview in Talouselämä (in Finnish)
My interview in Nordic Game Bits
My interview in Good News from Finland


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