StartupLab Team

Meet our amazing team

StartupLab is a team of professors, industry experts, doctoral students, and bachelor's and master's degree students.

Risto Talja

Project Manager

Dr. Rahul Mohanani

Assistant Professor

Dr. Juhani Risku

Project Researcher

Dr. Gabriella Laatikainen

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Hannu Vilpponen

Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Rebekah Rousi

Senior Researcher

Dr. Ville Vakkuri

Postdoctoral Researcher

Erika Halme

Doctoral Researcher

Dr. Jonas Oppenländer

Postdoctoral Researcher

Marianna Jantunen

Doctoral Researcher

Mamia Agbese

Doctoral Researcher

Pyry Kotilainen

Doctoral Researcher

Sari Suominen

PhD student

Timo Okker

PhD student

Maha Sroor

PhD student

Timo von Behr

PhD student

Anssi Sorvisto

Research assistant

Antti Kariluoto

Research assistant

Arbaaz Jariwala

Research assistant

Taija Kolehmainen

Research assistant

Joonas Himmanen

Research assistant

Teemu Autto

Research assistant

Viljami Järvinen

Research assistant

Aapo Peiponen

Research assistant

Vaishnavi Bankhele

Research assistant

Sampo Marttinen

Research assistant

StartupLab alumni

Dr. Arif Ali Khan

Assistant Professor at M3S Unit, University of Oulu, Finland

Joni Kultanen

Officiating as Head of Faculty Administration

Dr. Kai-Kristian Kemell

Postdoctoral Researcher

Abrar Hossain

Growth Marketing Manager @Swappie

Akseli Jaara

COO at Shareway Oy

Polina Feshchenko

Product Marketing Manager at Haltian

Ifti Hossain

Business Analytics student

Johannes Impiö

Owner of the Menettely Oy

Joonas Uusnäkki

Associate Developer at Terveystalo

Mikael Ovaska

Cognitive Science student