Joonas Lehtinen has been leading Vaadin from zero to an international technology company that it is today. While he has worked in all aspects of the business, he is most known for being a web technology expert and a frequent speaker in developer conferences around the world. He holds a PhD in computer science from University of Turku and is based in the hearth of Silicon Valley in San Jose, California.
Prior to Vaadin, Joonas was CTO of Atuline (now CGI) – a healthcare tech startup where his team implemented the first electronic recipe and the first secure international doctor-patient consultation system in Europe. Joonas also worked as researcher at Turku Centre for Computer Science, where he developed a suite of image compression algorithms for use in medical imaging.
Joonas Lehtinen, CEO
Headquarters: Turku, Turku
Vaadin Ltd is the company behind popular Vaadin Framework – an open source software development tool for building high quality web user interfaces for business software. The technology is used daily by thousands of professional software developers in more than 150 countries. The company sells add-on tools, support and services for accelerating the software projects based on Vaadin technology.