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OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Learn more about the team leading the way at Basware.

Klaus Andersen, CEO

Klaus Andersen, CEO

As the CEO of Basware, Klaus leads the world’s largest open business network and open technology ecosystem. With a career that has included more than 20 years of executive roles with prominent software companies in Europe, he is a proven technology leader known for leading by example.

Klaus was previously Chief Technology Officer and a member of the Executive Team at Basware, joining the company in September 2018.

Prior to Basware, he worked at Itiviti, a world-leading capital markets technology provider, where he was Executive Vice President, Global Engineering. Before Itiviti he served in various senior management roles in SimCorp, a provider of integrated investment management solutions.

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Jane Broberg, CHRO

Jane has a commercial background working for multiple large blue chip organisations. Since 2005 Jane has dedicated her career to human resources (HR) working in global roles where she is well versed in strategy, leadership, leading complex change programs, M&A, corporate communication and leading the people agenda across diverse countries and cultures.

She has served in many Senior HR positions at Basware since 2010, joining the Basware Executive Team in 2019. As Chief Human Resources Officer, Jane provides inspirational leadership to the global HR admin team and as an integral part of the executive teams provides commercial, transformative HR solutions to the group. Under her leadership, Basware has garnered several awards for its best-in-class, team-focused workplace and culture.

Prior to Basware, Jane held multiple roles in IT Consulting services and human resources working for matrixed international organisations, including BP, ExxonMobil, IBM and SAP. 

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Lars Madsen, CMO

Lars Madsen, CMO

Lars is a seasoned leader in the fields of international marketing, strategy and business development. An expert digital strategist, he has led several large organisations through complex digital transformations.

Lars joined Basware and the Executive Team in 2016 as Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, his passion for architecting digital programmes, improving the customer experience and crystalizing brand positioning continues to be integral to guiding the global marketing team and supporting sales funnel creation.

Spending the bulk of his career at Canon, he held several roles focused on developing successful marketing strategies in the imaging industry. He was Marketing Director, UK & Ireland prior to joining Basware.

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Perttu Nihti, CPO

A highly analytical and detail-oriented product strategist, Perttu directs the Basware product portfolio with a customer-oriented approach. Leading his department in an entrepreneurial fashion, he encourages his team to look beyond the obvious and creatively evaluate all technology options, always pushing for the most innovative, customer-focused solution.

Perttu joined Basware in 2012 and has advanced rapidly with various product and strategy leadership positions; he became an Executive team member in 2020.

Prior to Basware, he held positions in research, development, product management and consultancy, including Manager at August Associates and Head of Strategy/Operations at Nokia MeeGo Computers.

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Perttu Nihti, CPO
Martti Nurminen, CFO

Martti Nurminen, CFO

With nearly 20 years in the finance field, Martti is a proven CFO committed to the business and his team. Laser-focused on delivering value to all stakeholders, he strikes the right balance of business insight and interpersonal skills.

Martti joined Basware and the Executive Team in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer.

Previously, he served as CFO in Nordic, publicly listed IT services and software companies, Solteq and Affecto. Prior to these CFO roles, he spent more than a decade in various finance leadership positions at IBM and Johnson Controls.

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Mogens Pedersen, CTO

Mogens has a passion for putting best-in-class software and services into the hands of customers, leveraging technology as a means to an end. As Chief Technology Officer, he oversees the Basware R&D and production departments where he inspires hundreds of highly skilled professionals around the world.

He joined Basware and the Executive Team in September 2020 from SimCorp, a provider of integrated investment management solutions, where he worked in multiple senior leadership roles for more than 25 years. His latest role was Head of the Cloud Centre of Excellence at SimCorp Denmark.

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Alwin Schauer, CRO

Alwin Schauer, CRO

Alwin has a deep appreciation for cloud solutions and cloud business and knows how to deliver solutions and value to enterprise organisations. That combined with his proven leadership style and experience growing international GTM teams makes him an excellent fit for Basware as Chief Revenue Officer. 
  
He joined Basware after a career spanning 20 years of leadership roles in the cloud industry, Alwin spent seven years with Salesforce, starting in 2013 as an award-winning Senior Account Executive and ending as Area VP of Cloud Sales for EMEA, a position he held until 2020. After Salesforce he was Chairman of the Management Board and Senior Vice President of Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Software AG.

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