Juha Vainio

Juha Vainio


Games Production, Management and Leadership professional

I am an experienced games production, management and leadership professional who can get things done - on schedule! Over 13 years of management experience, I have successfully helmed several ground-breaking game productions using Lean and Agile methodologies. 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 in work and private life. I have an extremely analytical mind, I understand technology and I am interested in games, production, leadership, management, software, innovation, creativity, mobility...

Head of Gaming Machine UX/UI Development / Veikkaus
9/2016 - present

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

CEO, Founder, Executive Producer / Epic Owl
12/2014 - 5/2017

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

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