Pietro KarjalainenFounder & CEO
- Market entry
- Market analysis
- Sales channel development
- Sales operations
Area of Expertise
Pietro is a market entry expert with over 30 years’ experience in international business sales and management functions. Prior to FinnSEA, Pietro made entire career in private sector and later acted as Trade Counsellor for the Finnish Embassy and Country Manager of Finpro in Vietnam 2009-2013.
He has gathered a wide knowledge and networks of local and neighboring countries and Asian regions in general. His analytical mindset combined with his expertise in sales and business development has permitted him to successfully implement several cases for major Finnish firms and SME’s in the region.
Multimarket oriented person, Pietro is naturally curious and easily adapt to new situations and industries. His resilient character and good understanding of business permits him to support most of the clients and define in a record time the best business model for them in a new market.