What we do
Otometri Oy develops, manufactures and distributes the Otometri®, which is patent pending, revolutionary ear infection measurement and follow-up solution for families. The solution consists of an Otometri® measurement device for mobile phone, Otometri mobile app and a cloud-based artificial intelligence that takes the data from the app, performs analysis and delivers the result back to the app. The solution will meet regulatory requirements of the Medical Devices Directive (MDD IIa-class) and it will be available in Q1/2020.
Otometri® is proven to reduce the need for visits to the doctor, reducing costs and time for consumers and increasing effectiveness and quality of the health care processes in high spontaneously recovering middle ear infections.
Who we are
Otometri’s team consists of technical, medical and sales and finance professionals.
Esko Alasaarela, Chairman of the Board
Esko Alasaarela is Professor Emeritus in Health and Wellness Measurements in the University of Oulu, Finland, and Visiting Professor in Dongseo University, Busan, South Korea. He is also the inventor of several patents and holds a position as a founder, investor and board member of some innovative companies in Finland.
Iikka Nissi, CTO, Member of the Board
Iikka Nissi is a Bachelor of Engineering from Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Graduated from Degree Programme in Information Technology and Telecommunications, Option of Medical Engineering.
His thesis focused on the quality management system in Otometri Ltd. Since 2016, he has been in charge of the mobile software and quality management system to this day. Currently, he is a M.Sc. student in Medical and Wellness Technology at the University of Oulu.
Tuomas Holma, Medical Advisor, Member of the Board
Tuomas Holma (MD, PhD) is Otometri’s medical advisor in a field of otolaryngology (ENT). Tuomas has been part of Otometri’s team since its inception.
Teemu Pyykölä, SW
Teemu Pyykölä is responsible for server software in Otometri. Teemu studied software development and received his M.Sc. in Information processing science from the University of Oulu.
Pentti Kuronen, MD, PhD, is a retired Surgeon General (MajGen) of the Finnish Defence Forces. He was the former Surgeon General of the Finnish Air Force. He has a lot of practice in aviation medicine including his thesis, which focused on the aviation audiology of military pilots.
In addition, he has a long practice in private medicine as General Practice and Occupational Health Service specialist. He has been also a co-founder of Terveystalo health care corporation. Nowadays, he is very much focused on innovative medical solutions supported by digitalization and artificial intelligence.
Olli-Matti Nevalainen, Director, Finance
Olli-Matti Nevalainen is responsible for the acquisition of funding at Otometri. He has a background as a management consultant and an entrepreneur. He has written academic papers on collaboration between start-up companies and funders.
Olli-Matti has B.Sc degrees both in economics and business administration and in computer science. He as a M.Sc. degree in economics and business administration and he is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Eastern Finland.
Email: olli-matti.nevalainen[at]otometri.fi. Phone: +358 50 566 6504