Timo Lindström

Chief Executive Officer

Timo is one of the co-founders and CEO of Confidex Ltd. He has more than 20 years' executive experience in wireless technologies and system integration companies in Finland and in Germany. He has been working in the RFID industry since 1997.

Prior to founding Confidex Ltd. he headed UPM Rafsec from a start-up venture until it became the world’s number one RFID inlay supplier. He lives in Tampere, Finland.

Paul Broekhuizen

VP Sales & Marketing, Head of MYVIA BU, Smart Mobility


Paul joined Confidex in October 2017. In his role Paul has the responsibility of MyVia business globally.

He has over 15 years of experience in (public) transportation industries working for multinational ICT companies. Prior to Confidex he worked at Siemens, Nokia, Huawei and Thales in several European sales management positions.

Paul holds a degree Industrial Engineering and Management from Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Joseph Miao

General Manager of China Factory, VP of Operations

Joseph is General Manager for Confidex China. He joined Confidex in July 2013. 

Prior to Confidex, Joseph was in charge of Flexo/Laser/imprint/RFID operation of Avery Dennison Guangzhou Factory. He has Master of Science degree in Mechanical and electronic engineering. Joseph has multi-dimensional knowledge of electronics, mechanical engineering and converting, combined with strong background of people leadership. He lives in Guangzhou, China.

Timo Inkinen

Timo Inkinen

Executive VP, Smart Industries

Timo joined Confidex in May 2015. In his role Timo has global responsibility of Confidex’s Smart Industries business and is also Head of Tampere site for Confidex.

Timo worked earlier at Vacon Oyj, a global stock listed company producing AC drives. The last three years Timo worked as New Product Development Director, steering product development actions in Vacon Finland. Prior to Vacon, he was employed by Gardner Denver Oy with responsibility of product development in Finland.

Timo holds Master of Science in Power Electronics with minors in Software engineering and Industrial management from Tampere University of Technology (TUT).

Pierre Chadebech

Executive VP, Smart Mobility

Pierre joined Confidex in 2009. As VP of Smart Mobility business unit, his responsibilities include the development of Confidex's Smart Mobility business and managing sales of Confidex Smart Mobility services globally.

Prior to Confidex, Pierre has worked as Senior Consultant at Texas Instruments and AFAQ (the French Association for Quality Assurance), and as Market Development Manager at EGC Cooperation. He has a Master's degree in Total Quality Management and a Diploma in Business and Marketing. He lives in Drap, France.

Katri Lahtinen

Chief Financial Officer

Katri joined Confidex in September 2017.

Jari Taavela

CTO and VP Engineering

Jari is in charge of Confidex Technology and global R&D Operations, and joined the company in December 2016.

Prior to Confidex he made a 14-year-long international career at Nokia, leading R&D operations in several countries in Europe and Asia.

Jari holds Master of Science degree’s in Electronics and also in Management and Organization. He lives in Tampere, Finland.