Meet our people: Hannu Peltonen

Our meet the people in Variantum's team series takes next chapter by introducing you one of our Software Developers: Hannu Peltonen


Present yourself briefly

"Hello! I am Hannu Peltonen. I live with my wife and we also have an-18-year-old son, Kauri. On my free time I enjoy going for a walk and reading books every now and then."

How your family describes you?

Kauri: "Dad is hard-working, smart and helpful."

What is your work at Variantum?

"I work at Variantum as a Software Developer and work on development of new products. I also do customers projects, like integrate customer old programs to VariSuite and do all kind of maintenance. We all work on many things in our team."

What did you do before Variantum?

"I graduated from Helsinki University of Technology and started working there as a researcher right away."

What is the best thing about working at Variantum?

"We have a good atmosphere and a great team! I love that I can see the results of my work and I can work with the big picture. Our atmosphere is warm, supportive and open for communication. Now that we have been working a lot remotely, due to the current situation, I have not seen the workmates as much as I hope."

What do you see as your professional strength?

"I am a good programmer and like building IT systems. I also like writing documents about our products."

What motivates you?

"Generally, I like my job. I am thankful that I have job that I enjoy doing, it is interesting, and I even get paid for doing it!"

Where do you see Variantum in five years?

"Our field of business has its challenges. However, I believe that our products have developed further and found lots of new users. I also see that we will have a standardized education packages for the products by then. Our company has grown, and we have more teams that focus on doing their part of the process instead of everyone doing a little bit of everything."

Thank you for the interview. Do you have any greetings for the readers?

"Thank you! Stay safe and have a happy autumn! Hopefully by Christmas we will be in more normal conditions and can celebrate pre-Christmas together."


To meet more of our people, take a look to earlier stories here: