Mr. Pekka Juhani Ala-Pietilä is a Chairman at Sanoma Oyj, a Chairman at Huhtamäki Oyj, an Independent Member-Supervisory Board at SAP SE, a Chairman at Netcompany AS /Private Group/, a Chairman-Artificial Intelligence Steering Group of Finland Ministry of Economic Affairs and a Chairman-Steering Group for Public Sector of Finland Ministry of Finance. He is on the Board of Directors at SAP SE, Faux Oy and Suomalaisen Yhteiskoulun Osakeyhtio. Mr. Ala-Pietilä was previously employed as a Chairman by Netcompany A/S, a Chairman by Netcompany Group A/S, a Chairman by Solidium Oy, an Independent Director by Pöyry Oyj, a Chairman & Chief Executive Officer by Blyk Services Oy, a Chief Executive Officer by BMA Platform International Ltd., a President by Nokia Matkapuhelimet Oy, a President by Nokia Oyj, a Chairman by Blyk (BE) Ltd., a Chairman by Blyk (DE) Ltd., a Chairman by Blyk.be SA, a Chairman by Blyk (ES) Ltd., a Chairman by Blyk (NL) Ltd., a Chairman by CVON Group Ltd., and a Chairman by CVON Innovation Services Oy. He also served on the board at HelloSoft, Inc., The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce Inc., Blyk.nl NV, CVON Future Ltd., CVON Innovations Ltd. and CVON Ltd. He received his graduate degree from Aalto University School of Business and a graduate degree from Aalto University School of Business.