About Olli Perttilä

Olli Perttilä is the founder of OPE AG. By default, he is the person who's expertise you pay for, when you contract OPE AG for your project.

Olli Perttilä Before starting OPE AG, Olli Perttilä was one of the founding members of Quartal group. He has served as Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Board in the group and its subsidiaries in Finland, Germany and Switzerland. During that time, Quartal grew from a small domestic IT project-house of some ten employees to an international group that at its peak had close to 150 people in its subsidiaries all over Europe. Part of that growth was organic and part strategic Mergers and Acquisitions. Quartal has since made successful exits of all its subsidiaries.

Since 2010, Mr. Perttilä has worked as Head of Product Development of Quartal Financial Solutions AG in Switzerland as well as a Senior Project Manager responsible for a key project in Hong Kong. In these positions, he has been designing pricing, billing and reporting systems for largest Funds and Asset management companies in the world.

On the technology side, Mr. Perttilä has a long experience in defining and designing XML based document and content management solutions in Microsoft environment. He designed and implemented the first versions of Quartal Dynagen product (1998) which was one of the first Content Management products in Finland that started using XML in its core. He is also an expert in modern web technologies (HTML5, JavaScript).

In Quartal Flife, he was responsible for migrating the various technologies of all together five merged companies to one platform and in Quartal Financial Solutions he was the main architect leading the hands-on development of their Flow product besides being the executive in charge of their entire technology.

As a CTO of Quartal group and Quartal Financial Solutions AG, Perttilä has attended hundreds of projects in sales, definition and design stage, but has also taken part in hands-on programming in dozens of cases where new technologies were used. This gives him a unique ability of understanding both business needs as well as the technical environment and people, restrictions and possibilities on that side.

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Relevant Employment History

Period Employment
2013- Dingle Oy – Member of the Board
2009- Quartal group - Member of the Board
2008- OPE AG – Founder, Chairman of the Board
2007- Target Interactive - Chairman of the Board
2010-2013 Quartal Financial Solutions AG – Head of Product Development (CH),
Senior Project Manager (Hong Kong)
2006-2008 Quartal Financial Solutions AG - Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Board
2004-2008 Quartal Flife AG - Chairman of the Board (CTO until 2006)
1997-2006 Quartal group – Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Board
1996-1997 Helsinki School of Economics - Project Manager in Interactive Media Group
1995-1996 Trantex Oy - Assistant / Developer in multimedia localization
1991-1995 OP Informat-X Tmi, Taidetarvike Lyra & Perttilä Ay - Part-time entrepreneur