Tommi Rasila, Jetico Founder and Chairman, is a serial entrepreneur and board professional, who established his first company in the age of 17. During the past decades he has actively participated in several companies as a founder, owner, board member or advisor. One of the companies was digital home theater equipment company Sample Rate Systems established in 1993, which was sold in May 2000 to the world's second largest electronics manufacturing services company Flextronics International (Nasdaq: FLEX). He defended his dissertation on growth venturing in Tampere University of Technology in 2004. After this he served eight years as the CEO of Tampere Chamber of Commerce followed by two years as the Deputy CEO of Finland Chamber of Commerce.