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Jouni Welander joins Tuxera as the company continues to boost its business in the region

Helsinki, Finland – June 5, 2018 – Tuxera, the world-leading storage software and networking technology company, announced Jouni Welander joins the company as the General Manager of North America. Under the new leadership of Jouni, the company is boosting its North American business operations with a strong focus in the Automotive and Industrial Internet of Things markets.

“Jouni has a great track record of bringing new business opportunities and building strong relationships between Nordic and North American tech companies. We warmly welcome Jouni on board and look forward to actively growing our business across North America,” says Mikko Välimäki, CEO of Tuxera.

“There is a lot of untapped potential for Tuxera to take a hold of. North America is a very competitive market, especially in the tech industry. You always need to be one step ahead of this fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Tuxera’s unique set of embedded software technologies can be applied in multiple sectors, and there is a clear need for it in North America. It’s a great honor to work side by side with such an international team, on a truly global product suite,” says Jouni Welander, General Manager of North America of Tuxera.

As a part of Tuxera’s team, Jouni is responsible for leading the sales and business development activities, working with key customers and establishing strategic partnerships in the region. Having spent 20 years in the telecom and computer networking technology industries in North America, Jouni has held critical roles in various engineering and sales leadership positions, both in startup and large corporate environments. His long-standing sales experience and relationships in the technology industry will play an important role in taking growth to the next level for Tuxera in North America. Jouni holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences and studied Industrial Engineering with a Management concentration at University of Houston.

By boosting its operations in North America, the company is actively exploring new applications for its embedded and networking software expertise. Tuxera envisions strong growth for its software verticals in the region, and is working closely with its key partners to provide best-in-class solutions for the rapidly evolving technology industry.

About Tuxera

Tuxera is the leading provider of storage and networking technologies. From the latest flagship smartphones, to cars, cameras, routers, and drones – Tuxera’s software makes file transfers fast and content easily accessible. The company is an active member of multiple standard organizations, including JEDEC, AGL, SD Association, UFS Association, and many others. Founded in 2008, Tuxera’s headquarters are located in Finland, with regional offices in China, India, Germany, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and the US.

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PR & Communications manager, Tuxera

Stan Dmitriev

stan.dmitriev@tuxera.com

Stan Dmitriev
Russian-Latvian, Stan has lived all over Europe and enjoys making complex things sound simple. Before joining Tuxera, Stan was running his own start-up and working closely with Amazon Alexa. He likes talking about design, growth hacking, technology, e-sports and chess.