We at MaaS believe it’s time for transport to move on and get smarter. As the world’s first ever mobility operator, we’re set to make the biggest change in transport since affordable cars came to market.
Our aim is to provide people an alternative to owning a car – an alternative that is not just equally good, but much better. By fulfilling people’s every travel need, complemented by attractive value added services, we are enabling a future of easy, efficient and sustainable mobility.
Board of Directors
Isadora VerderesiRead bio
has been all her professional life about digital and innovation, both in the context of large organizations and start-up. She took part to the early ages of e-commerce, launching one of the first on-line entertainment ticketing site in France and moved then to the public sector where she led a program aiming to help local authorities to take advantage of the digital transformations. She entered the transport sector when she pivoted her career to join a start-up and lead the marketing development of an innovative B2C mobile service.
She currently leads the Digital Factory of Transdev, the dedicated group structure which invests in start-ups and incubates innovative projects in the mobility domain.
“Inventing a new revolutionary mobility service centered on the user offering him the best way to move seamlessly in any situation of his everyday life, MaaS Global is leading the way toward the mobility of the future.”
Vesa SilaskiviRead bio
Vesa Silaskivi, PhD (Jur), Lic.B.A,
has a unique combination of executive management, corporate planning, business development, M&A and legal to develop and expand different business ventures. He has worked + 20 years in executive positions as Board member (+ 15 companies, incl. ICT, transport, B2B, brand businesses), as the CEO (HPP), as Chief Financial Officer and EVP, Corporate Planning (Elisa plc) and SVP, Corporate Planning and Chief Legal Counsel (Valio Ltd).
“I trust that the next big revolution in business will take place in transport, and want to participate in that venture”.
Antti KorsisaariRead bio
has worked first 7 years of his career in bank in accounting department in various tasks. Past 21 years he has been working in different positions in public transport. He has been CEO in Korsisaari-Ambulance services from 2001-2009, at those time also starting many companies in that sector. He has been developing many different software, and was also a member of board and CEO in Trafore Oy. Antti has taken part in various projects around mobility and traffic services. For example, bus simulator producing and in many demand responsive traffic projects both in Finland and in EU. At the moment he is a partner and CEO in Korsisaari Group. Korsisaari Group has started its business in 1929.
“I am sure, that this company is going to be leader in modelling and designing new services in mobility and it will have a huge influence in peoples every day life. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity that I don’t want to miss.”
Claude NahumRead bio
is a founder and the Vice Chairman of the Kiraça Group and of its Automotive Production plant Karsan. Previously he has been working as the President of the Kofisa Trading Company, where he began forming Koç’s other foreign trading companies. He was appointed as Vice President of the International Trade Group in 1991 and as President in 1997. During his service period the gross turnover went from USD 10 million to USD 1.6 billion.
“MaaS Global is on the road to the unique application supplying mobility seamlessly and aligned with any declared preference whatever it be.”
Petri AarnioRead bio
Petri Aarnio, M.Sc ja eMBA
20 years experience in automotive management roles in retail and distribution business. Wide experience of BtoB sales and development of new business areas and new services to business and private customers as well as increasing the brand value with innovative marketing.
”I believe that digitalization will be next giant step in the new world of transport services – a real revolution. We want to be in the frontline of this evolution creating new services”
Madis SassiadRead bio
Madis Sassiad, M.Sc.,
is member of board and partner in internationally enlarged company GoSwift, taking care of long vehicles queues in borders and managing congestion problems of vehicles in ports and terminals. Madis has worked in Estonian candy factory Kalev (listed company) as financial analyst and after has worked in sales and marketing positions in ICT companies for 20 years. Madis has established many companies and sold successfully about half of these. Madis was founder and CEO for 11 years of ICT consultancy and cyber security business and has been actively involved in Estonian and Finnish NGO’s.
“MaaS is a revolutionary service and world is going to change because of such products are coming to the market. MaaS Global has gathered best MaaS team in the world and I believe that I can open some new markets for the company.”