Juhana Hietala

Country Managing Director at Qasa

Juhana Hietala has an extensive work experience spanning multiple industries and roles. Currently, they serve as the Country Managing Director at Qasa. Prior to this, they worked at Kolster Oy Ab from 2017 to 2022, where they held the position of Head of Sales and Marketing and was responsible for various aspects such as brand building, digital presence, inbound marketing, and business strategy.

Before joining Kolster Oy Ab, Juhana worked at Fonecta Oy as the Director of Digital Channels from 2014 to 2017. Juhana also worked at Dedicto Oy as a Partner from 2010 to 2014.

Juhana gained valuable experience during their time at Sanoma Digital, where they held the role of Head of Real Estate Operations @ Oikotie Asunnot from 2012 to 2014. Here, they played a key role in implementing a new growth strategy and helping the business return to a growth path.

In addition to these roles, Juhana has also worked at Finpro as a Senior Consultant from 2011 to 2012, Mos4 Ltd. as a Founder and COO from 2009 to 2010, Nokia in various roles from 2006 to 2009 including Manager of Community Engagement and Business and Strategy Development Manager, and Rovio Mobile as the COO and founder from 2005 to 2006.

Early in their career, Juhana worked at Sumea Interactive Ltd. as a Producer (external) from 2004 to 2005, where they established processes for managing external development projects and produced several published mobile games.

Overall, Juhana Hietala's work experience showcases their expertise in sales and marketing, digital channels, business strategy, and operations management across different industries.

Juhana Hietala has a diverse education history. Juhana attended Tampere University of Technology from 1996 to 2002, where they obtained a MSc (Eng) degree with a major in Marketing and minors in Accounting and Hypermedia. Following this, they pursued a BSc. (Econ) degree in Information system science at Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu from 2002 to 2007.

In addition to their formal education, Juhana Hietala also acquired certifications in Email Marketing and Inbound from HubSpot Academy in December 2017.

It is worth noting that they briefly attended Technische Universität Darmstadt in 1999 and 2000, but no degree or field of study is specified. Juhana Hietala also attended Mäkelärinne high school, but no specific details about the duration or field of study are provided.


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  • Country Managing Director

    August, 2022 - present

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