Sampo Software Team
Chandra Challagonda CEO
Chandra has more than 15 year experience in software delivery, operations, business development, sales and marketing. Involved in building Android business for Teleca. Created and marketed trademarks like PureView and Nokia Rich Recording. He was also involved in negotiating MDF deals for Nokia with its customers and suppliers. He was involved in various start-ups during 2011 and 2012. He co-founded Sampo Software and he is CEO and heading Sales & Marketing. He is sitting in the board of Codemender Oy. He has created many business cases of mHealth. He is also ramping sales and distribution channels for Finnish products in India.
Konstantin Kojonen COO and Head of RnD
Konstantin has 25 years of professional experience where half of it is in Product and Program Management of complex products and projects involving multi-site and multi-cultural dynamics at Nokia. Specialized in handling and optimizing the costs and expenses on the projects, ramping up new operations and leading the talents to excel, execute and deliver to achieve company’s strategic objectives. He co-founded Sampo Software and heads the RnD and Operations.
Yuri Lochmelis Director, St.Petersburg, Russia
Lawyer with strong experience in operations management. On one hand Yuri managed organizations with up to 700 people and on another hand he led small teams of most talented professionals in the company. He planned and executed tasks for opening Sampo Software operations in St. Petersburg. Yuri is Head of Sampo Software’s operations in Russia and is the Director of St. Petersburg's Sampo Software company.
Mike Smyslov Product Specialist
MSc in electomechanical engineering and having over 15 years in software business with hands-on experience in all the areas from product concept and actual coding till productization. He has been an engineer and a manager, a programmer and a test specialist, an integrator, designer and a support chief. He is all about making the difference, making the impossible possible, being passionate about the work he does and delivering on time. Putting it simple: Mike finds amazing ways to make company's computer vision and 3D modelling software products the success.
Andrey Kirpichnikov Prinicipal Developer
Andrey has more than 30 years of experience in parallel computing and Aerospace Instrumentation. Last 10 years changing focus on 3D Modeling and Gesture recognition. He was designing and implementing super computers and space navigation for Mir space station.He created the 2D to 3D algorithms for 3D Visioner. For Sampo Software currently he is working on the algorithms development for gesture recognition using built-in notebook and mobile devices’ cameras and advanced gesture recognition using kinect connected to a computer.
Garry Nazaryan Prinicipal Developer
Garry has more than 15 years of experience in the area of Web development, Mobile development, Image analysis, Optical character recognition (OCR), Image processing, analyzing and 3D programming and Microsoft Office add-ons.
Erik Berdonces Bonelo Production Enginieer
Erik has just ended his Bachelor and now joined the company. He is working as a developer, tester and as assistant to different projects. Now is only working in the company but is looking forward to do a Master in Finland. He loves cooking, reading and travel.
Karisma Films Design and Creativity Partner
They are versatile producers of audio-visual products such as short and feature films, advertisements, business and music videos, stereo 3D-shooting and photography. They are also professionals of web communication, graphic design, panorama photography, 360° & timelapse photography, content management systems (CMS), multimedia and software education. Participated in several national and international co-productions and received cultural funding and subsidies. They have released three feature films distributed by national TV-broadcasters and/or theaterical release:Leijonan Sydän / "Life on Ice" (fiction drama, 2005), Taivaankulkijat / "Walking the Sky" (documentary, 2010) and a co-production in Sanansaattaja (fiction, 2011). Their short film Sydänjuuria / "Bound by Heart" (fiction, drama, 2012) has received international attention in a variety of film festivals, as well as our Stereo-3D productions. Karisma films would be supporting Sampo Software in various design and creativity aspects.
Sampo Software Oy is a company based out of Finland serving customers across the globe. Since the inception we have been known to do what we love: inventing, conceptualizing, designing, developing and deploying solutions in the field of Gesture recognition, 3D modeling and algorithmic sciences which our customers love.
We launched 3D Visioner product based on WiseDimensionsTM technology and we are in the process of releasing Beta version of SignSense Developer Studio for gesture based application developers. We specialize in creating computer vision based products with minimal hardware requirements and can reach upto 0.01mm precision. We also have created demos for finger recognition using in-built laptop cameras.
Some of the companies who are using our product include Symantec, Xerox, HP, Honneywell, Kingston technologies, VolksWagen, Logitech, Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, Lexmark, CB&I and FAA.
Our offices are located in Tampere, Finland and Saint Petersburg, Russia.