The story behind Finland's latest Unicorn, Aiven
Heikki Nousiainen shares the Aiven story, from 4 people with an idea to one of Finland's latest unicorns. We'll share the origins and the growth of the company, as well as how agile principles are applied at Aiven. We share our learnings in success and in pains, and hopefully leave you with tips and insights that may help any organization.
Heikki Nousiainen is Chief Technology Officer and one of the founders of Aiven, a next-generation managed cloud services company offering the best Open Source data technologies to empower businesses around the world and make developers’ lives better. Having raised $150M and scaled Aiven on three continents with headquarters in Helsinki and hubs in Berlin, Boston, Toronto and Sydney, Nousiainen has a vast knowledge of technology, open source and licenses, IoT and more. He previously worked as a software architect, information security specialist and software engineer for computer software and IT companies, especially driving cloud adoptio