Management Team

Management Team


Seppo Orsila

CEO since 2019
Member of the Management Team since 2000
b. 1975, Master of Science (Tech.), MBA
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
CEO, Modulight, Inc., 2019–
CFO of the Accessories Business Unit, Nokia Mobile Phones, 2010–2014
CFO of the Sales/Business Development unit and the Controlling Management Team (2006-2014), Nokia Mobile Phones, 2006–2014
CFO and Vice President of Marketing, Modulight, Inc., 2000–2006
Sales Manager, Nordic Epitaxy Oy, 1999–2000
Strategic Research Manager, Tampere University of Technology, 1997–2000

Board memberships:
Chairman of the Board, Modulight, Inc., 2000–2021
Member of the Board, Adwatec Oy, 2020–
Member, Industry Committee, Tampere Chamber of Commerce, 2017–
Member of the Board, Healthtech Finland, 2015–

Holdings: board and management holdings
As one of the two main shareholders of the company and as the company’s CEO, Seppo Orsila is not independent from significant shareholders or the company.



Anca Guina

Finance Director since 2021
Member of the Management Team since 2006
b. 1974, Master of Science (Tech.), MBA
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
Finance and Quality Manager, Modulight, Inc., 2015–2021
Manager of Resource Allocation and Product Promotion, Modulight, Inc., 2006–2015
Marketing Coordinator, Modulight, Inc., 2000–2006

Holdings: board and management holdings


Ulla Haapanen

Marketing Director since 2023
Member of the Management Team since 2019
b. 1976, Bachelor of Science (Natural Sciences)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
Marketing Manager, Modulight, Inc. / Modulight Corp., 2019-2023
Designer in charge of Product Creation and Promotion, Modulight, Inc., 2014–2019
Product Engineer, Modulight, Inc., 2006–2014
Researcher, Tampere University of Technology, 2001–2006

Holdings: board and management holdings


Juha Lemmetti

Director, R&D since 2019
Member of the Management Team since 2019
b. 1975, Master of Science (Tech.)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
Chief Software Architect, Modulight, Inc., 2016–2018
Senior Software Engineer, OptoFidelity Oy, 2013–2017
CEO (2009–2013) and Chief of SW Design (2000–2009), Atostek Oy

Holdings: board and management holdings


Kati Reiman

People & Culture Director since 2022
Member of the Management Team since 2019
b. 1978, Bachelor of Business Administration
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
Manager, SOPS & HR, Modulight, Inc. / Modulight Corp., 2019-2022
Coordinator, Modulight, Inc., 2005–2019
Customer Service Representative, Nokia Oyj, 1998–2002

Holdings: board and management holdings


Jari Sillanpää

Director, Business Development since 2020
Member of the Management Team since 2020
b. 1969, Master of Science (Tech.)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
CEO, Nanofoot Finland Oy, 2015–2020
Director, Sales and Marketing, Corelase Oy, 2003–2015
Director of ERP Management, Manager of ERP Manufacturing, Manager of Business Process Development and Quality Manager, Coherent, Inc. and Coherent Finland Oy, 1996–2003

Holdings: board and management holdings


Petteri Uusimaa

Chief Technology Officer since 2019
Member of the Management Team since 2000
b. 1969, D.Sc. (Tech.)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
CEO, Modulight, Inc., 2000–2019

Board memberships:
Member of the Board, Modulight, Inc., 2000–2023
Member of the Board, Nanofoot Finland Oy, 2017–2020
Chairman, Biophotonics committee, EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium), 2014–2020
Member, Management Team, EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium), 2014–2020

Holdings: board and management holdings
As one of the two main shareholders of the company and as the company’s CTO, Petteri Uusimaa is not independent from significant shareholders or the company.


Ville Vilokkinen

Director of Operations since 2005
Member of the Management Team since 2005
b. 1975, Master of Science (Tech.)
Finnish citizen

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Main employment history:
Product/Device Engineer, Modulight, Inc., 2000–2005
Researcher and Research Assistant, Tampere University of Technology, 1997–2000

Holdings: board and management holdings