Dr Meri Helle

Dr. Meri Helle is the CEO and co-founder of Summa Semiconductor Oy. Dr. Helle has over 15 years of experience from academia and industry. She has in-depth understanding of semiconductor industry production quality procedures and requirements as well as experience on production process control and process development including ramping up production volumes and participating into investment projects.

Dr Sami Suihkonen

Dr. Sami Suihkonen is the chairman of the board and co-founder of Summa Semiconductor Oy. Dr. Suihkonen has over 15 years of global experience in semiconductor technology in academia and industry. He has worked with two Nobel Laureate professors on material science of blue LEDs and developed industrial fabrication processes. In addition he has extensive experience in project management.


Dr. Veli-Matti Airaksinen is a board member and co-founder of Summa Semiconductor Oy. Dr. Airaksinen has 30 years of experience in semiconductor materials research and micro/nanotechnology in industry and academia. He has developed industrial semiconductor manufacturing processes and introduced new products into production. Dr. Airaksinen has long experience in project management and development of process and quality control systems.

Dr Jyrki Molarius

Dr. Jyrki Molarius is a SeniorAdvisor of Summa Semiconductor. Dr. Molarius is a noted expert in the fabrication of piezoelectric devices, and has over 30 years of experience in vacuum thin film deposition processes.