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Niloufar Viljanen and Annukka Piirala join UpCloud as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer respectively

Niloufar Viljanen and Annukka Piirala have joined the UpCloud leadership team as chief marketing officer (CMO) and chief financial officer (CFO) reporting to our CEO Antti Vilpponen. Annukka brings a wealth of experience in consulting and auditing and has previous experience from PwC. She holds an accreditation as a Finnish Authorised Public Accountant. Annukka joined […]



Wilhelmina Suominen: In People Operations, communication is the key

Meet Wilhelmina, our new Talent Acquisition and HR Manager! Since the beginning of 2022, she has been in charge of UpCloud’s recruiting, talent sourcing, and employer branding, ensuring a fun and pleasant recruitment process for every candidate. She’s also the one our employees can go to with HR-related topics. How did you end up working […]


Vincent Seah: Fast response times show that a company cares about users 

Our Business Development Manager Vincent is responsible for users in the Asia-Pacific region. With a support background, he assists both our new and existing users with their business and development needs, ensuring that UpCloud’s platform helps them achieve their goals. What are the specifics of the cloud industry in the Asia-Pacific region? We can see […]


Timothy Ho: At UpCloud, we inject fun into everything we do

Timothy has been a part of UpCloud’s Singapore office for almost two years. As a Technical Support Specialist, he helps our users globally with various technical issues and questions related to our infrastructure. When you joined UpCloud, did you have any previous experience with cloud computing? In my previous company, I worked as a support […]


Antti Vilpponen: My door at UpCloud is always open

Antti Vilpponen became UpCloud’s CEO in 2014. Since then, the company has successfully grown from a start-up to the European leader in providing high-performance cloud hosting. How does Antti see the company and its users nowadays, and what makes him happy at work? What makes UpCloud stand out from the others? At UpCloud, we focus […]


Jasper Jonk: I like to be the trusted advisor

Our Business Development Manager Jasper started his career as a consultant in an IT company. When he decided to move to Finland, he had yet no idea that UpCloud was at the same time looking for a Dutch speaker salesperson with an IT background. As Jasper himself puts it, it was a match made in […]


Eetu Ritvanen: I enjoy the freedom in managing my work time

Our System Administrator Eetu has been with UpCloud for four years. Initially, he joined the company in the position of a Customer Support Engineer. He helped to build the foundations for the Support team and UpCloud’s customer support as we know it today. How were your beginnings in UpCloud? I joined the company in November […]


Anu Takala: I’m always thrilled to get things happening!

Anu joined UpCloud during autumn 2019. As a Product Owner, she drives the development of our products and their lifecycle from an idea all the way to the users. In everything she does, she strives for learning new things and constant improvement. What is the essence of your work at UpCloud? My work consists of […]


Hanna Tuomisto: In digital marketing, you face constant change

Hanna’s primary responsibility at UpCloud is digital marketing in social media. She plans, develops and optimizes our paid social media campaigns, and makes UpCloud visible to new potential users. Like the whole Marketing team, Hanna is relatively new in the company. But in just 5 months, she has built UpCloud’s entire social media marketing strategy. […]


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