Company

Our mission

We mitigate CO2 emissions by improving the energy efficiency of the industrial processes by providing easy and affordable Active Magnetic Bearing solutions

Fighting climate change

Energy efficiency

Easy and affordable AMBs

SpinDrive Story

Meet the Team

Janne Heikkinen
Janne Heikkinen
CEO

Janne is responsible for the strategy, financial and overall management of the company. Proven track record in product/project management and team coordination. PhD in the field of rotating machinery from LUT.

Nikita Uzhegov
Nikita Uzhegov
COO

Nikita is responsible for the business development, customer and investor relations and partnerships. Solid experience in commercial and customer-oriented roles. PhD in the field of high-speed machinery and electromagnetic levitation from LUT.

Alexander Smirnov
Alexander Smirnov
CTO

Alexander is responsible for the technological leadership and IPR protection. Seasoned industrial project manager with large experience in industry-oriented magnetic levitation projects. PhD in the field of AMB control from LUT.

Teemu Sillänpaa
Teemu Sillanpää
CPO

Teemu is responsible for the overall product management decisions. Specialist in the control and power electronics design, sensor technology, certification and system testing.

Ole Martola
Ole Martola
Business Development Director

Ole has over 25 years international experience in sales and business development with high-tech industrial SMEs. He is leading SpinDrive’s new generation magnetic levitation products to the markets. He holds M.Sc. (Tech) and Henley MBA.

Meifang Xu
Meifang Xu
Marketing Manager

Meifang has rich experience in B2B marketing and sales for several international companies. She is responsible for building SpinDrive’s brand using digital marketing tools and accelerating sales.

Norbert Rieger
Norbert Rieger
Technical Sales D/A/CH

Norbert`s professional career spans more than 30 years in various sales and business development roles as Sales & Business Development Manager. During this time he has worked primarily with OEM`s in the semiconductor, automotive, industrial, solar and other industries. His new responsibilities at Spindrive include the acquisition and support of customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Pekko Jaatinen
Pekko Jaatinen
Senior Engineer

Pekko has extensive experience with various sizes and types of magnetically levitated high-speed machines. PhD in magnetic bearing design and control from LUT. His main responsibilities at SpinDrive are the development of new product features, quality assurance and technical support of the customers.

Matti Hallivuori
Matti Hallivuori
Lead Software Developer

Matti Hallivuori has 50 years experience in programming and design. He has worked for several international companies mainly in telecom sector, where he has participated in various R&D projects in many different roles focusing on producing software for customer deliveries. In SpinDrive his focus is software development.

Tuukka Nurminen
Tuukka Nurminen
Design Engineer

Tuukka is responsible for performing the design processes for the electromagnetic levitation bearings for the customers. He is bringing SpinDrive tools to the next level

Matti Ruusunen
Matti Ruusunen
R&D Electrical Engineer

Matti is an experienced hardware and firmware developer who has delivered products and releases in a large variety of R&D projects serving in different roles internationally. He is focused on SpinDrive’s product hardware and software development and support.

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