Workplace industry pioneer, Framery will invest heavily in the future in digital services, which will enable smart and data-driven workplace space management and planning.
Framery welcomes Arto Vahvanen as the new Head of Digital Offerings & Services and a member of the Management Team from the 3rd of January onwards. Vahvanen’s position marks the launch of a new department for Framery: Digital Offerings and Services.
With over 15 years of experience, Vahvanen brings a successful and versatile career to the table, having worked in both technology and product management roles. Most recently, Vahvanen was the Vice President of Product at the software company M-Files. Before joining M-Files, he worked at Nokia and Microsoft, creating new software experiences and smartphones. Vahvanen holds a Masters of Science in Information Technology from the University of Tampere.
The new division will expand Framery’s presence in the technology sphere and shows Framery’s strong commitment to elevating the company’s existing digital services and innovating on new ones that enable smart and data-driven management of workplace space resources. This year, Framery launched the world’s first connected soundproof workspace, Framery One, while creating an entirely new product category for the industry. Combining digital services and intelligence with phone booths and soundproof workspaces is something no one in the industry has done before.
”Framery is now globally the leading supplier of workspaces and technically ahead of competitors. I look forward to building the company’s unique growth story to the next level and further developing digital services that make everyday life easier for users,” says Arto Vahvanen.
Framery has ambitious goals for the new unit, which will further develop the company’s digital product and service offering. Next year, Framery aims to recruit up to 30 software development, data, artificial intelligence, and analytics professionals to the new unit.
”Arto’s extensive expertise will be a valuable asset to a new tech-forward era at Framery, as we pursue a more robust and integrated technology strategy,” says Founder and CEO Samu Hällfors. “We are thrilled to have him join the team at a pivotal time for technology development, as it continues to be a core facet for success in business worldwide.”
Framery is a workplace industry pioneer that is serious about happiness. The brand’s product offerings of pods, phone booths, and soundproof private spaces solve noise and privacy issues in open offices, making employees happier and more productive in dozens of the world’s leading companies, including Microsoft, Puma, Vodafone, and Deloitte. In fact, 40% of all Forbes 100 companies use Framery.
Framery has grown into a global market leader in its field in only a decade and is one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe. Framery currently employs nearly 400 people in 15 different countries. This year, Framery has recruited 150 new employees.