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Career evening 24.1.2013

Career evening is an event for the international students of TAMK, TUT and UTA. It is a great place to meet local employers who recruit international students and also here experiences of alumnis who have succeeded to build their career in Finland.

Time: Thursday 24.1.2013, 17:00-19:30

Place: University of Tampere, Pinni B building, lecture room B1097 (address: Kanslerinrinne 1) 

Chair: Mr. Raimo Vähämaa, Business Development Manager, Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea

17.00-17.05 Opening of the event - Tredea, Business Development Manager Raimo Vähämaa
17.05-17.10 Welcoming words from Tampereen Yrityspäivät, Project Manager Sebastian Valkama
17.10-17.25 Presentation of Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea, Business Development Manager Raimo Vähämaa
17.25-18.15 Employer Panel
18.15-18.55 Alumni Panel
18.55-19.00 Unipoli Tampere news – Planner Katariina Mikkonen
19.00 Closing the event - Raimo Vähämaa
19.00-19.30 Coffee and networking

Please sign up for Career Evening by 21 January.

The event will be organized in cooperation with Yrityspäivät.



Mr. Raimo Vähämaa, Business Development Manager, Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea
Tredea maintains and strengthens the magnetism of the Tampere Central Region and fosters prerequisites for successful business. Tredea is owned by the eight municipalities in the Tampere region.  Tredea has four main programmes to increase the attractiveness of the Tampere region in the eyes of tourists, investors, skilled workforce and innovators. Tredea also hosts and promotes the Tampere AllBright! brand to increase the visibility and conspicuousness of the region. Information on Visit, Invest, Live and Invest Programmes can be found at: Always look on the Bright side of life! 


Employer Panel - Panelists

The Baltic Institute of Finland, Office Manager Johanna Argillander
The Baltic Institute of Finland is a non-profit foundation-based organization promoting cooperation and partnerships around the Baltic Sea Region and throughout Europe. We ensure design and management of competitive international projects with confidentiality, transparency and strong expert competence.

English International Playschool, Director Scott Rizzo
The English International School of Tampere is dedicated to assisting families with the education of their young children in English and Finnish in a playful environment filled with music, art and drama. We guide children through their early developmental years and prepare them for a virtuous life in the Finnish school system in English.

Futurice, Software Architect, Senior Consultant Juha Ristolainen
Futurice is a software agency that offers consulting, design, development and training to help its customers develop their digital business. Futurice builds both consumer and business-critical enterprise services for customers from a wide variety of industries, including telecom, media, banking and insurance, retail and logistics. Founded in 2000, Futurice is headquartered in Helsinki, with offices in Tampere, Berlin, Düsseldorf, and London. Want to learn more? Head on over to

Gemilo Ltd.,  Development Director Tomi Terentjeff
Gemilo Ltd is offering next generation cloud-based learning and communication environment for schools and companies.  Katri Lietsala and Tomi Terentjeff founded Gemilo 2007. Our office is here in Tampere and company employs around ten people.

Optinet, Director, Association Services Aleksi Pulkkanen
Optinet Ltd is a web company serving the voluntary sector, mainly small local associations and their central unions. Optinet's focus has sharpened from the traditional website business back in the last millennium towards developing web services that help key members handle administrative things without fuzz and free more time for their group. Our 40-person company serves thousands of local associations in 4 languages with our web product FreeMore and has created many kinds of customized solutions for dozens of Finnish central unions.

Pikotec Oy, Marketing and Export Manager Ibrahim Al-Rashid
Pikotec Oy is a Finnish company that manufactures and designs various types of electronics. As we have been in the business for over 30 years, we possess the professional know-how and expertise needed to compete in rapidly changing markets. During the recent years, our company has been specialising on LED; PCU displays and Under canopy Smart Lighting system used in Petrol service stations to show the price of fuel for the public and to save over 80% over your electricity consumption of the stations light usage.

Alumni Panel- Panelists

Alexandra Engström Santos
Education: Master’s Degree in Portuguese and English Studies, Specialisation in Translation Studies, Universidade do Porto
Erasmus Exchange Programme, University of Tampere - Traineeship, Language Interpretation and Translation; Journalism; Media
Company: Nokia
Title: Principal Engineer

Cuihong Jin-Muranen
Education: Master’s Student at University of Tampere
Bachelor Degree in Environmental Engineering, Tampere University of Applied Sciences
Company: CEREC - Chinese Education, Research and  Exchange Centre, School of Management, University of Tampere
Title: Project Coordinator

Manuel Velazquez
Education: Master’s Student in Business and Technology, Major in Managing Technology-Driven Business in Global Markets, Tampere University of Technology
Title: Strategic Purchaser
Company: Agco Sisu Power



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