get to know us

Philip Dexter, phD


Philip is a highly skilled full stack developer with experience of working with some of the leading brands in Northern Europe. As our CTO, he is in charge of building and developing a scalable software architecture that supports our growth.

+358 (0)44 245 2207

Minna Lakkala, PHD


Minna is a merited researcher and facilitator, who uses her pedagogical expertise and vast experience in psychology and computer science to create stellar learning experiences for our customers. As TeamFluent’s  CSO, and together with Auli, Minna looks after scientific excellence of our content. Minna holds a docentship at the University of Helsinki.

+358 (0)40 725 4889

Prof. Dr. Tomi Männistö

Research Advisory

Tomi, a recognized expert in software architecture and variability management, is our Chair of the Board. Together with our CTO Philip, Tomi outlines our strategic product roadmap. Tomi also holds a professorship of Software Engineering at the University of Helsinki, and he is a co-Founder in Variantum, an experienced Finnish software company.

+358 (0)50 551 5463

Prof. Dr. Auli Toom

Research Advisory

Auli, one of the leading scientists in the field of learning and development of knowledge work competences, was in charge of the initial research project behind TeamFluent. Above and beyond holding a professorship of Higher Education at the University of Helsinki, and leading the Centre for University Teaching and Learning, Auli is also a member of our Board.

+358 (0)50 415 4852

Matti Taipale

growth advisory

Matti has extensive experience in leading businesses in the talent assessment and development space. He is a highly renowned expert and executive consultant, advising companies on how to develop their talent. As a member of our Board, Matti brings invaluable insight into positioning TeamFluent as the new and agile approach to driving team development.