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Software engineering and product management are fields where complex and novel a lot of attention, but sustainable growth comes from being able to focus and simplify. I can help you navigate through the minefields of both legacy and overpromises. Available for both short-term and fractional engagements as advisor, consultant, or interim CTO/CPO/COO.

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Intelligent mobility

Making the world more sustainable requires removing the need to use private cars for transportation. To achieve that, more convenient, more accessible means are needed.

Better quality of life through reduced pain

Chronic pain is a condition that affects 20% of American adults. Against conventional wisdom, latest brain science has revealed that its primary causes are treatable by methods addressing the emotion and memory rather than the nervous system.

Real time sensor clouds

Smartphones and the GPS satellite network have transformed the way we move and experience the world. Meanwhile, GPS is unable to serve us where we spent most of our lives: the cities and their indoors.

Operational Data Science

One of the earliest "metaverses" begun from a whim, but as it turned into a worldwide experience, needed a way to apply data to future business decisions.

Implementing for scalability

Technological bottlenecks might limit your business potential. I have experienced diagnosing and fixed them in systems with 200 million-plus users.

Software engineering and product management

25+ years of experience in hiring, managing and growing software teams for autonomous high performance, needed for fast scaling and solving previously unseen challenges.



Kyyti developed a platform implementing multi-modal route planning, booking and real-time navigation, including a real-time, passenger pooling ride hailing platform designed to connect for first- and last-mile of scheduled transit.

After piloting the service in Finland, it was deployed in Switzerland with PostAuto, in Central Valley, CA in partnership with SJCOG and Masabi, and for the Finnish bus transport operator collective Matkahuolto. The platform was acquired by CGI.

Osma Ahvenlampi led the platform's product development and deployments as Chief Product Officer between 2017 to 2020.



Chronic pain breaks a lot of conventional wisdow and expectations. Deep studies of brain response with MRI technology and decades of research has turned understanding of its root causes upside down.

Aivo is developing a unique, personalized cognitive behavioral therapy based mathod that has shown to be able to eliminate pain for many of its members. The company is in clinical study phase to show further evidence of applicability for a wider variety of origins of chronic pain.

Osma Ahvenlampi led initial commercial market discovery and product development for the service in 2021 and 2022.



GPS requires a direct line of sight to a large section of open sky in order to function, a rarity in the modern world. To acquire accurate position indoors or in the urban canyons, we must turn to other technologies.

IndoorAtlas' patented technology leverages the sensors available on every modern smartphone to serve application developers with software-only, cloud-powered positioning service as a free online platform to power the next generation of mobile apps.

Osma Ahvenlampi served as the company's SVP Engineering from late 2014 to 2016, leading the scaling of the IndoorAtlas platform to global customer base, including China, a notoriously difficult market for western cloud software platforms.


Habbo Hotel

Habbo Hotel was for over a decade the world’s largest social game and online community for teenagers. Developed by Sulake, the colorful virtual community and social game enabled over 250 million users from 150 countries to explore, create and express themselves in a pioneering free-to-play social game since 2000.

Osma Ahvenlampi served as the company’s CTO from 2003 until 2011, managing the scale-up and development of Habbo Hotel. During the time, he also designed and built from the ground up the analytical platform and practice that enabled Sulake to extract understanding from player activity, identify development opportunities and eliminate barriers to growth.



DealDash is the fair & honest, risk-free alternative to penny auctions. Since 2009, DealDash revolutionized the penny auction model by turning it upside down on itself and removing the risk of bidding.

As the company experienced a 10x growth over a period of four months, the site reached its performance limits and customer experience begun to suffer. In under two weeks working with the the DealDash team, the team of Metrify helped identify the largest performance bottlenecks, fix site performance and eliminate costly downtime.

“Metrify helped us improve our customer experience and continue to grow our business at a critical point as our customer base and revenue was multiplying. Before their involvement, our team stayed up day and night to keep the site up and running. Their work paid off in seven-figure incremental revenue”

William Wolfram, founder and CEO of DealDash.

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Who are Metrify

Metrify is a boutique advisory and investment company founded and owned by Osma Ahvenlampi. I've built teams for pre-funding startups and clients through both direct recruiting and as outsourced development tailored to what the situation has required. With experience spanning concept incubation to global products for hundreds of millions of consumers, whether you need quick advice, continuous advisory, a short-term "tiger team" or to recruit into your on staff, I've been there and can help you get there as well.

Osma Ahvenlampi

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