Jarkko Antila

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Jarkko Antila
Founder, Ex-CEO, Spectral Engines & Founder, CEO, Leaping Boulder

Jarkko Antila is the founder and former CEO of Spectral Engines, a VTT spin-off from 2014, within which Jarkko directed the company’s international business in the field of measurement technology, increasing the team to 30 people and raising more than € 15 million in funding.

Jarkko and other founders sold their holdings in Spectral Engines in the spring of 2020, after which he has worked as a consultant for early-stage technology companies in his new company Leaping Boulder Oy. Prior to Spectral Engines, Jarkko worked as a team leader and product manager for 5 years at VTT (optical sensors), for 3 years as a product development manager at Inficon and earlier as a researcher at VTT.

The From Lab to Market event series is organized by Aalto Ventures Program, VTT Launchpad, Aalto Startup Center and Aalto Innovation Services together with other ecosystem organizations.