2 Sides Consulting Ltd is a consulting company operating in Finland and in Middle East (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates). It provides both startups and established companies with a range of services, including project and product management consulting, interim management services and so forth.
The founder of 2 Sides Consulting, Tapio Äijälä, has over 15 years of experience in mobile and Internet services. In the late 1990s he co-founded Small Planet, a company that quickly became an international provider of software platforms for mobile marketplace management and mobile social networking services. As the Chief Technology Officer of Small Planet Tapio was involved in all aspects of building a successful software product company with customers on five continents.
Prior to Small Planet Tapio gathered experience in software and internet business with Tietovalta, the first Finnish new media company and with Tietosavo, a large software and IT services provider for the energy industry. His first company Tapio co-founded in 1997. During the years he has gained extensive skills in everything related to building and selling software products and services: Planning, designing, development, testing, launching, marketing, deployment, versioning, productization, defining and developing processes... Tapio holds a M.Sc. (Computer Science) from University of Helsinki and a M.Sc. (Economics) from Helsinki School of Economics.
Tapio will typically get involved as a consultant, analyst or interim project / product manager but some times also as a board / advisory board member. Engagements can range from short projects taking only a couple of days to longer projects encompassing several months or even years. Although currently based in Helsinki, Tapio is interested in projects taking place in other regions as well and he is also able to relocate temporarily, if required.
2 Sides Consulting is able to help its customer for example in:
- Product / service planning, prototyping and roadmapping
- Project management
- Infrastructure planning
- Process benchmarking and development
- Partner selections
- Technology strategy development
- Market assessments and competitive analysis
Tapio also has multiple management, advisor and/or investor roles in several startups, including Iwa Labs offering cost-efficient software development services and Tiloja.fi commercial real estate portal.
2 Sides Consulting Ltd
Finland: +358 40 737 1774
Saudi Arabia: +966 56 921 9884
UAE: +971 56 268 0227
E-mail: info (at) 2sides . biz
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