Juha Vainio

Juha Vainio


Game production, Leadership and Management professional

I am an experienced games executive and leadership professional who can get things done - on schedule! 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 leadership, management, games, software, innovation, creativity, mobility...

CEO, Founder, Executive Producer / Epic Owl
12/2014 - present

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

IGDA Finland Board of Directors / Operative Lead
2017 ->

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