Patrik is a Managing Partner at Open Ocean Capital Oy, where he has been involved in supporting several start-ups through growth and success. Before joining Open Ocean, Patrik spent 6 years at MySQL AB, where he held various management positions. He was a member of the MySQL’s management team and managed the integration of the MySQL engineering team into Sun in 2008. Prior to joining MySQL AB, Patrik was active in management consulting in business and IT.
Juha Lehtola is the Finnish Industry Investment’s board observer. Juha has got several years of experience in ICT-investments as Investment Director at Nordic Venture Partners and Investment Manager at Aura Capital.
Finnish Industry Investment Ltd is a government-owned investment company. It promotes Finnish business, employment and economic growth through venture capital and private equity investments.
Sandberg is currently in the Big Data space as Vice President Global Services at Hortonworks. Prior to joining Hortonworks, Sandberg was the founding CEO of SkySQL where he helped establish and guide the company as the principle provider of MySQL-related open-source database technologies and services. Before SkySQL, Sandberg was Senior Vice President of MySQL Global Services where he was responsible for MySQL’s worldwide customer services organization, including technical support, training, consulting and certification programs. Sandberg holds a master of science in electrical engineering from Lunds Tekniska Hogskola in Lund, Sweden.