Skillific Smart Talent Search Engine core team combines vast experience from Business and Product Development, Management, Human Resources, Information Technology and Sales & Marketing.
Rainer has over 20 years of business development and management experience. As the CEO of Mainor Group, he led the development of Ülemiste City - the largest, the most innovative and the fastest growing business centre in the Baltics. Before that, during his 10 years in ABB he was a member of the small management team that built the world’s largest Wind Turbine Generator factory. Since 2012 Rainer has been developing Skillific with the aim to make the job market more transparent and accessible for employers and job seekers.
PARTNER & DEV. ADVISOR
Mikko has extensive IT background with past positions as Senior partner and technology advisor in Finnish IT company Greitco, working as IT architect at Nokia and Vice President at US based IT company Accept Software. Mikko has 20 years of experience in various fields of IT including IT change projects, IT environments, technology management and software teams leadership. He’s currently CEO of Finnish multi-industry company Lease Deal Group, and partner at Skillific. Mikko is also member of board for many companies from startups to bigger private companies in Finland.
PARTNER & SENIOR ADVISOR
Heikki Mäki (MSc in industrial economics and management) has over 20 years of experience in several executive management positions in industrial corporations operating globally. He joined Finesta as the CEO and Partner in 2011. After that Finesta has reached the market leader position in HR services in the Baltics. Before Finesta Heikki served 11 years in Elcoteq Tallinn, one of the largest exporters and employers in Estonia. Heikki was the CEO of Elcoteq Tallinn and Vice President of Elcoteq SE. He is currently Vice Chairman of Foreign Investors Council in Estonia (FICE) and Finnish Estonian Chamber of Commerce (FECC) and holds several positions of trust in the society.
Pasi has served as Finesta Swiss GmbH´s Managing Partner since 2017, having 15 years of experience in leadership, recruitment and strategic personnel services sector. Prior to HR, Pasi worked in Financial Services at Sampo Group, within the insurance & banking branches on various levels, most notably as Controller, the Regional Vice President with Sampo-Leonia (Finland) and the Development Director & Board Member with If P&C Insurance Company in Estonia. Pasi has studied at the Tampere University of Technology and is a ICF Certified Coach.
CO-FOUNDER, SYS. ARCHITETt & DEV. ADVISOR
Krister has over 10 years of experience in IT and programming as a full-stack developer and a Team Lead. He's worked for Playtech Estonia, FCR Media and Inbank. He's currently a full-stack developer at Katana MRP, a promising Production Management system provider for SMEs.
Tornike acquired a master’s degree in Engineering Sciences from Tallinn University of Technology. He acquired his bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences from Georgian Tbilisi University. He has worked as an IT Manager, Data Analyst and Senior Software Engineer at Skype, BTL Ltd., GBS Soft and Steadylogic
Katrin supports Skillific as an experienced marketing and PR advisor. She is a true marketing and communications professional who has built and developed brands for the Republic of Estonia, Enterprise Estonia, Estonian pavilion at EXPO 2015, state-owned concert organization Estonian Concert, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds as well as for privately owned companies Velux and Ober-Haus Real Estate. She has been a Marketing and Public Relations advisor for the Minister of Economy of Estonia and at Sorainen Law Firm.