FusionLayer Appoints New Chief Executive Officer
Espoo, Finland, March 13, 2017 FusionLayer, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Teemu Sorvisto as its new CEO. With a background from start-ups to multinational software and technology companies, Teemu has more than 15 years of experience in leading organizations and business functions across Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Before joining FusionLayer, Teemu has been working in various business management roles for organizations such as F-Secure, BlackBerry, and Nokia.
As next generation technologies such as 5G, cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) continue to pick up steam, the Information Technology industry is entering into the largest transformation since the 1990s. Teemu’s role at FusionLayer is to further accelerate global go-to-market activities, and to position the company as the most trusted brand globally within the unified network management space.
“I am thrilled to join FusionLayer in the heat of this significant transformation in the IT and telecom industries,” commented Teemu Sorvisto. “FusionLayer is well positioned as the go-to-vendor for service providers and data centers adding network automation and hybrid cloud management into their service architectures. I look forward to building further momentum with the team by making our differentiated and patented technologies available to channel partners and customers worldwide.”
The former CEO, Juha Holkkola, will continue at FusionLayer in an operational capacity as the Co-Founder and Chief Technologist with a focus on customer advocacy, partnerships and the product. He will also continue to serve on the board of directors.
“After several years of continuous development, FusionLayer has now reached a stage at which our product-market fit is perfect for accelerated growth,” said Juha Holkkola. “By focusing on our key clients and relationships with the industry leaders, we will be able to further enhance this success. FusionLayer’s current position coupled with global go-to-market activities led by Teemu; will ensure our customers, around the world, have an increased competitive advantage. Our customers will be automated and agile while their competitors will be struggling with outdated manual network management and traditional IPAM solutions.”
FusionLayer specializes in unified network management solutions that simplify multi-vendor SDN, NFV and hybrid cloud environments. We go beyond traditional DNS, DHCP & IPAM (DDI) by providing visibility, simplicity and automation across all networks. Through patented technologies and optimized workflows, FusionLayer delivers agility, compliance and OPEX savings for telcos, managed service providers and enterprises. Nine out of ten of the world’s largest service providers leverage FusionLayer.