View All

Press Releases

Mar 2, 2021

The Qt Company Announces New Business Unit to Accelerate Growth and Changes to Management Team

Espoo, Finland - Mar. 2, 2021 - The Qt Company today announces the launch of “Qt Ventures”, an exciting new business unit tasked to accelerate growth and explore new business model opportunities.

Petteri Holländer, who has led the Product Management Organization at The Qt Company for more than five years, will take charge of “Qt Ventures” and will be appointed SVP of Qt Ventures. Marko Kaasila, CEO and founder of cloud-based mobile app testing solution Bitbar, is appointed to the role of SVP Product Management and member of the Management Team. Kaasila is an industry heavyweight who brings with him 20+ years of experience in the software space.

“I’m very excited about the new venture”, commented Petteri Holländer. “The objective for our new ‘Qt Ventures’ business unit will be to solely focus on finding a path to accelerated growth via new businesses outside our current opportunities. The unit has found previous successes already with our new MCU product offering and I look forward to building on this. I welcome Marko Kaasila to Qt and look forward to working with him on future developments.”

“We’re living in an age where great user experiences define any device or service”, says Marko Kaasila. “Qt offers exactly those, and I’m extremely proud to be a part of the company who will shape the user experiences of tomorrow.”

Both Petteri Holländer and Marko Kaasila will be reporting directly to Qt CEO Juha Varelius.

Media Contacts

Katja Kumpulainen, SVP Marketing
+358 9 8861 8040 / pr@qt.io

About The Qt Company

Qt Group (Nasdaq Helsinki: QTCOM) is a global software company with a strong presence in more than 70 industries and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is used by major global companies and developers worldwide, and the technology enables its customers to deliver exceptional user experiences and advance their digital transformation initiatives. The company's net sales in 2020 totalled 79.5 MEUR, and it employs some 366 people. To learn more, visit http://qt.io.

 

Latest Press Releases
  • Jun 21, 2022
    Qt launches novel HMI software framework to develop next-generation digital cockpits
  • Apr 14, 2022
    Publishing of Qt Group’s Interim statement on April 28, 2022
  • Feb 9, 2022
    Qt framework used for the development of Stellantis’ newly launched in-vehicle HMI
  • Feb 4, 2022
    Publishing of Qt Group’s Financial Statement Bulletin and Annual Report 2021 on February 17, 2022
  • Jan 18, 2022
    The Qt Company launches digital advertising solution
  • Oct 12, 2021
    Qt provides UX framework for Spotify’s newest exploration: a limited release of Car Thing, a smart player for your car
  • Aug 17, 2021
    Hyundai Motor Group selects Qt as their key HMI technology partner
  • May 19, 2021
    Connected device revolution under threat by chip and skills shortage
  • Apr 13, 2021
    The Qt Company strengthens its market leader position with acquisition of froglogic GmbH
  • Mar 2, 2021
    The Qt Company Announces New Business Unit to Accelerate Growth and Changes to Management Team
  • Dec 8, 2020
    The Qt Company Launches Qt 6.0
  • Oct 19, 2020
    Qt World Summit 2020 Features Keynotes from Ford, the C++ Standardization Committee, Schrödinger, and More
  • Apr 15, 2020
    The Qt Company and IAR Systems collaborate to deliver streamlined development of UI applications
  • Feb 25, 2020
    Qt Showcases its Latest Innovations at Embedded World 2020