Marko Koski is an angel investor with a history of business development in various business fields.
Marko has been the Managing Director for Vamp (part of Schneider Electric) in Vaasa, where he spent 13 years in various roles. Vamp was a growth company in protection relay and arc fault protection business, later acquired by Schneider Electric. Marko has also 7 years background from ABB where he had several roles in substation automation.
Coordination of Sustainable Energy Solutions theme in national Innovative Cities Program.
Leading development projects and being responsible for the preparation of the comprehensive energy projects.
Managing Partner and Chairman at VNT Management Oy. Saaranen has served research and development, sales, supply chain, production and business line management positions at ABB from 1984 to 2003. Several board positions in startup and growth companies in energy sector.
Operational Management experience in following areas; Smart Grid, Home Energy Management (15 y) and Trading and Asset Management (20 y).
Board experience: Boards within Cleantech Sector, Finance and Others.
Executive Vice President and Deputy to Chief Executive Officer at The Switch Engineering Oy. Worked at Wärtsilä Diesel for 10 years, where he held different positions in corporate finance, including the role of Chief Financial Officer. In 1998, he joined Vacon as CFO, and later moved to become CFO of Finn-Power in 2003 before joining The Switch.
Experienced Executive Director in Business Development with a demonstrated history of working with growth companies. Skilled in M&A, Capital Markets, PE/VC, SaaS, Fund Raising, Go-to-market Strategy, and Board Work. Strong sales professional graduated from Helsinki School of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Driving partner collaboration and the ecosystem agenda at Tieto
Entrepreneur and an author. Engaged in several innovations in the field environmental technology. Founder of technology consultancy company Citec. Author of ``One Planet is Enough``
Chairman of the Board of Vaasa Electronics Group Oy. One of the founders of Vacon Ltd. Over 40 years of experience in different positions in industry. Several years of board experience in different companies. A broad vision for business development.
Is the founder of VNT Management Ltd. A 30-year experience within the electrotechnical industry. Founded Vacon Ltd. and was its CEO 1993–2002. Several board positions and investments in various companies.