Why do we do what we do?

Our core passion has always been the same: we want to feel the pride and joy of building some of the finest digital products in the world.

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Technology and design shake hands

The company was founded in 2009 by Design Director Ville Kaisla and Technology Director Mikko Harju. They saw that the best digital products are a seamless combination of design and technology. Managing Director Oscar Salonaho joined soon after. All three are still working at Taiste.

Culture from ground up

Building a healthy, value-driven culture has been our priority from day one. As partners for our clients and as a workplace, we want to enable and make life a little bit better.

We've always sought to understand motivation and meaning in a human-centric way.

Check out our Culture Handbook

Organic & independent

We've been lucky to work with many awesome clients and colleagues over the years. Organic is the name of the game: we've been growing steadily around 20-30% per year, for almost a decade.

Profitability and financial stability enable us to continue on our chosen path. Money is an enabler, not an end in itself.

UX Designer Tiina in a workshop, attaching a post-it note on a whiteboard.
"Transparency and intellectual integrity are key principles of Taiste: what you see is what you get. We believe that having a strong culture and being open about it is the best way to create value for our customers, our people and the surrounding world. A healthy, profitable business is a consequence of this."
Oscar Salonaho
Managing Director, Partner

Key figures

Founded

2009

Offices Turku & Helsinki, Finland

Number of professionals

60

A balanced group of Developers and Designers

Number of clients served

100+

Products for a wide array of industries

Steady growth

6.7

Million euros, turnover in 2022

...and today, this is who we are:

Aki

Hirn

DevOps Specialist

Aleksis

Tulonen

Project Management

Antti

Mäki

UX Designer

Ari

Kauppi

Software Developer

Eeppi

Nieminen

Business Development Manager

Eetu

Laaksonen

Software Developer

Esa

Harju

Chairman of the Board

Harri

Kaasalainen

Software Developer

Helmi

Pitkäniemi

Software Developer

Henri

Ranki

Business Development

Ida

Silaste

UX Designer (on parental leave)

Ikaros

Ainasoja

UX Designer

Ilona

Molin

Marketing Manager

Jaakko

Kittilä

Software Developer

Janne

Lumme

Software Developer

Janne

Säde

UX Designer

Jarkko

Laiho

Software Developer

Jonas

Koisti

Software Developer

Joona

Viljanen

UX Designer

Juha

Kekkonen

UX Designer

Juho

Kaasalainen

Software Developer

Jukka

Karkulehto

Backend Team Lead

Julius

Heinonen

Test Specialist

Jussi

Peso

UX Designer

Kaarlo

Laite

Technical Project Manager

Karoliina

Lundahl

UX Designer

Karoliina

Paulus

UX Designer

Laura

Pohjola

HR Manager

Linda

Kokkonen

Project Manager

Matias

Jansson

UX Designer

Miika

Jääskeläinen

UX Designer

Mikko

Hirvonen

Software Developer

Mikko

Harju

Technology Director, Partner

Niina

Långström

People & Operations Manager (on parental leave)

Niki

Laaksonniemi

Visual Designer

Oscar

Salonaho

Managing Director, Partner

Ossi

Väre

Software Developer

Patric

Manner

Software Developer

Pyry

Liukas

Technology Director, Hesburger

Roope

Tikkanen

Data Lead

Sakari

Cajanus

Software Developer

Sami

Kähkönen

UX Designer

Sami

Sorvali

Design Director

Sandro

Moszczynski

Software Developer

Sebastian

Lindholm

Software Developer

Sebastian

Aarnio

Software Developer

Stiina

Tilli

Content Designer

Tero

Parvinen

Software Developer

Thu

Nguyen

UX Designer

Tiina

Viljakainen

UX Designer

Timo

Vesalainen

Software Developer

Tom

Laakso

Software Developer

Tuomas

Karhu

UX Designer

Tuomas

Jalamo

Communications Manager

Valtteri

Mäki

UX Designer

Ville

Tuulio

Software Developer

Ville

Kaisla

Design Director, Partner

Ville

Ahti

Software Developer

Vilma

Merikanto

Office Coordinator

Vladislav

Cherkasheninov

Software Developer

“Co-operation with Taiste has been close and in line with Takeda’s goals. The central focus has been on patients and their needs at all times. The work has been characterized by high quality and professionalism. The team’s style of working is such that the project has been carried forward ambitiously while taking future prospects and development opportunities into account.”

Anita Luukkanen

Patient Advocacy Lead, Takeda Oy