Ilkka joined Widespace in 2012 as head of publisher partnerships in the Nordics. Then in 2014 Ilkka was named CTO with the aim to build a world leading mobile ad technology company. Before joining Widespace, he worked as a startup entrepreneur for over 10 years across multiple startups within mobile and sports sectors. Between 2007-2009, Ilkka co-founded Mobile Advertising Solution Ltd. a UK-focused ad-funded mobile games company. In addition, he has gained over 10 years of IT consulting experience within the telecom and finance sectors. During his free time Ilkka plays beachvolley and facilitates commercial projects around it.