Ari is President and CEO of Ensto, the Finnish manufacturer of smart electricity solutions. He joined Ensto from Kone, where he served five years as Senior Vice President, responsible for intelligent people flow solutions. From 2008 until 2011 Ari was Executive Vice President, Wireless Solutions, of Elektrobit and prior to that Vice President of Convergence Products of Nokia, heading Nokia's Linux platform (Maemo, later on Meego). In addition he has over 15 years of experience in many leadership positions in Nokia Networks, including VP of Mobile Switching Business, VP of System Technologies and VP of Network Platforms. He has served as member of Board of Directors of several technology companies.