About Us.

Nordcloud is a European leader in cloud implementation, application development, managed services and training. We’re triple certified and featured in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant.

Company Numbers.


Net revenue growth year on year



Public cloud implementations


Team members


Enterprise clients


Countries with Nordcloud offices

Leadership Team.

Jan Kritz Jan Kritz

Jan Kritz

Group CEO

Jan’s unique combo of cloud-first expertise and positive leadership style makes him the perfect leader for Nordcloud. Together with his team of cloud ninjas, Jan supports customers at every step of their journey, helping them harness the power of an agile, cloud-native approach. Having previously held senior leadership positions at Capgemini and Atos among others, in his 5+ years at Nordcloud, he’s overseen our growth as we’ve cemented our position as Europe’s leading cloud-native partner.

Ilja Summala Ilja Summala

Ilja Summala

Group CTO

Ilja is a legend in the tech industry. After 12 years at tech giant Nokia, he joined Nordcloud as CTO in 2012 to lead us on our journey to become a full-stack, cloud-native system integrator. His passion and unparalleled technological skills help customers transform the way they manage infrastructure and develop applications in a cloud-native world.

Jaana Salmela Jaana Salmela

Jaana Salmela

Professional Services

Having held numerous leadership roles at both global and regional levels, Jaana has played a pivotal role in shaping and enhancing Nordcloud’s delivery culture and quality. With a robust background in managing enterprise-grade IT service teams and consulting organisations, she is tasked with scaling and enhancing our global professional services teams and offerings to meet the evolving demands of our key markets.

Tapio Koskinen Tapio Koskinen

Tapio Koskinen

Global Sales & Marketing

Want a cloud-native tech whiz who truly understands things from the customer’s side of the table? Tapio’s your guy. As our Global Sales Lead, he’s all about getting the right solutions and services to the right people, so everyone from directors to devs benefit from everything the public cloud has to offer. Certified in AWS and experienced in Azure and Google Cloud Platform, Tapio, along with his global team, give you impartial advice grounded in cloud-native experience.

Niko Mykkänen Niko Mykkänen

Niko Mykkänen


We’re all about the power of collaboration at Nordcloud, which is why Niko plays such an important role. He’s the strategic link between our hyperscaler and technology partners, customers and internal teams – helping everyone drive more growth and innovation from public cloud capabilities. His impressive career has spanned leadership roles at AWS and Nokia, and he has a particular interest in AI and predictive analytics.

Petteri Uljas Petteri Uljas

Petteri Uljas

NCEE Sales

Petteri began his career as a software developer and has ascended through global leadership roles and board positions across multiple countries, within Capgemini and Tietoevry. His passion lies in achieving objectives through people, forging cohesive teams from diverse professional and cultural mixes, and fostering trust that sees results for both us and our customers. Petteri believes that there’s no cloud without people.

Scott Eivers Scott Eivers

Scott Eivers

UK Sales

Scott brings a wealth of experience at building successful services businesses in the technology sector into Nordcloud. Prior to Nordcloud Scott has led a variety of growth roles including most recently building the business consulting team of Gartner in EMEA.His role today is to lead the UK region, driving growth through the multiple sales and commercial routes. This builds upon his previous role at Nordcloud as the Chief Growth Officer where he had responsibility for building various growth acceleration initiatives including marketing, product mgmt, commercial mgmt and corporate development

Thomas Baus Thomas Baus

Thomas Baus

DACH Sales

Having been part of Nordcloud for most of the company’s lifespan, Thomas has dedicated heart and mind to nurturing our brand, expanding our customer base, fostering our team, and enriching our culture within our German-speaking regions. After holding various global positions, he now returns to focus on our ongoing growth and success journey in the DACH region.

Nilay Mardikar Nilay Mardikar

Nilay Mardikar


Starting his career as a software developer, Nilay has been in the IT realm since 1994, having worked for the likes of Atos, Tietoevry, Capgemini, and Birlasoft previously. He’s committed to working closely with clients to define cloud success. Extensive experience in sales, solutions and delivery helps Nilay support individuals in various teams to thrive. In his current role, Our ambition is to broaden migration and post migration modernization delivery to foster growth, reliability, predictability with reuse and profitability for Nordcloud and IBM. Nilay has strong experience in critical delivery and sales, solutions roles including strategic engagements with different customers in Nordics, EMEA.

Indrayudh Ghosh Indrayudh Ghosh

Indrayudh Ghosh

Platform Engineering Services

Indra brings extensive experience in sales and delivery across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. As a tech evangelist and growth-oriented professional, Indra specializes in orchestrating large end-to-end deliveries while maintaining a steadfast focus on people. In the constantly evolving tech landscape, Indra spearheads the expansion of Nordcloud’s platform engineering services through AI and automation, driven by the collective efforts of our people.

Maria Ihamuotila Maria Ihamuotila

Maria Ihamuotila

Chief of Staff

Bringing expertise in strategy consulting, international expansion, and operational project management within dynamic, high-growth environments, Maria spearheads the development of Nordcloud’s group strategy and operations. She is driven by a passion for multidisciplinary topics and excels in translating strategy into actionable plans through clear communication, robust cross-functional collaboration, and data-driven problem-solving.

Ram Kumar Ram Kumar

Ram Kumar

Chief People Officer

Customer value focus

How do you make great things happen in the cloud? By having a crack team of cloud ninjas leading and supporting you. Which is where Ram comes in. He has the perfect combination of cloud/tech and HR experience, honed over decades working with the likes of IBM, Wipro, Nokia, Microsoft and Cloudator. His leadership helps ensure our customers and our colleagues benefit from strategies, processes and development opportunities that put them at the cutting edge of cloud.

Talent focus

Our purpose as a company is to accelerate the world to a more equal, greener and sustainable digital society. And that requires a team of uniquely talented people working together to achieve greatness. That’s where Ram comes in. He helps us build and nurture our team of digital builders born in the cloud – drawing on deep cloud/tech and people experience honed over decades working with the likes of IBM, Wipro, Nokia, Microsoft and Cloudator. 

Tuomas Toropainen Tuomas Toropainen

Tuomas Toropainen

CFO Office

Tuomas is our numbers guy. With a finance career spanning a wide range of industries, he’s on a mission to challenge traditional perceptions of finance leaders. Like Nordcloud, he’s forward-thinking, and the words ‘But that’s how we’ve always done it!’ will never leave his mouth.

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Proud to be cloud native.

Why Nordcloud

We help you use the cloud to become stronger, fitter and faster.

Our Approach

We empower your business to drive value, velocity and growth with the public cloud.

Company Timeline.


A cloud-native infrastructure and web application development company is born in Finland!


Nordcloud was established – with a focus on helping customers leverage public cloud infrastructure and DevOps. Growth skyrockets.

Esa Kinnunen appointed as the first Nordcloud CEO.


One of our original founders, Pyry Lehdonvirta, becomes a published author with HTML5 as an Application, a go-to resource for application designers and developers – cementing our position as a pioneer in emerging technologies.

Nordcloud expands into its second country: Sweden.


Growth gets serious as Nordcloud joins the 2-year EIT Digital Accelerator to kickstart European expansion.

Nordcloud becomes an AWS Premier Consulting partner.

Expansion continues, with new Nordcloud offices in Denmark and the UK.


We seize a leadership position in the cloud application design and development space by creating a living style guide, a predecessor of modern design systems.

Nordcloud secures €1 million funding from Finnvera, the Finnish public financing company, to help drive expansion. We open new offices in Norway and Germany.

As one of the world’s first AWS Lambda partners, we start delivering web-based applications based on cloud-native, serverless architectures.


Nordcloud enters the Netherlands.


Nordcloud is recognised in Gartner’s first-ever Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Service Providers, with Gartner particularly highlighting our multi-cloud expertise.

We open our first office in Poland.


Microsoft names Nordcloud a finalist for Partner of the Year.

For the second year running, Nordcloud is recognised in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional and Managed Services.

Switzerland becomes the ninth country with a Nordcloud presence.


Microsoft names us Partner of the Year.

The Financial Times names us as one of the 1,000 fastest-growing companies in Europe as part of its FT1000 ranking.

We open an office in Austria, giving us a presence in 10 countries.


Gartner names Nordcloud the top cloud-native managed services provider in its Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure, Professional and Managed Services, Worldwide.

Nordcloud achieves Google Cloud specialisations in cloud migration and training.

Microsoft names us Partner of the Year.

IBM acquires Nordcloud, giving us new superpowers and scale for bringing cloud-native expertise to enterprise customers.


We officially launch Nordcloud Klarity, our cloud management and FinOps SaaS product. We originally developed it for our own managed services team, but based on popular demand, made it generally available for people looking to get more automation, visibility and cost control with their clouds.

Microsoft names us Azure Infra Modernisation Partner of the Year.

AWS names us AWS Migration Partner of the Year.

Nordcloud achieves VMware Master Services Competency in VMware Cloud on AWS, making us one of the rare partners to have such high credentials across both VMware and AWS.

Nordcloud achieves a Google Cloud specialisation in infrastructure services.

Gartner recognises Nordcloud as a Visionary in its Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IT Transformation Services.

Nordcloud becomes a signatory of Microsoft’s Partner Pledge, which is a commitment to helping people use technology in the right way and for the greater good.

Nordcloud is recognised as a Great Place to Work in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and the UK.


Nordcloud wins a major cloud agreement with Valtori, the IT arm of the Finnish government. This cloud partnership will help the government move faster towards cloud while maintaining robust security and data protection.

We hit 1000 AWS certifications and receive an AWS Partner Network (APN) Certification Distinction.

We hit 1000 Microsoft certifications.


Nordcloud’s founder and CEO Fernando Herrera steps down after a decade of leading the company. Jan Kritz, formerly COO, steps up to lead Nordcloud as CEO in an exciting new chapter.

Nordcloud has been chosen by Microsoft as Western Europe Partner of the Year for Azure cloud solutions.


Nordcloud continues to drive innovation in cloud, enabling AI excellence in public cloud and revolutionising the automation of Platform Engineering Services.

Our Offices.


Nordcloud B.V. Netherlands
Johan Huizingalaan 765
1066 VH Amsterdam, Netherlands


Carrer Jesús Serra Santamans, 4
08174 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona


Spaces c/o Nordcloud Germany GmbH
Jägerstraße 54-55
10117 Berlin


Nordcloud Switzerland GmbH
Bahnhofplatz 10b
3011 Bern


Nordcloud ApS Denmark
Amager Fælledvej 106
2300 København S


Nordcloud Hosting Sweden AB
Johan Willins Gata 8
416 64 Göteborg
(Johan Willins Gata 6 for visits and post)


Nordcloud Oy
Pohjoisesplanadi 37A
00100 Helsinki


Nordcloud Oy
Vapaudenkatu 60
40100 Jyväskylä


Nordcloud Hosting Sweden AB
Östra Storgatan 9
553 20 Jönköping


Nordcloud Oy
Microkatu 1 (M)
70150 Kuopio (Novapolis)


IBM United Kingdom Ltd
20 York Road
London SE1 7ND


Av. de Burgos, 8-A
28036 Madrid


Nordcloud Hosting Sweden AB
Stortorget 11
211 22 Malmö


Nordcloud Ltd
Hana, Landmark, St Peter’s Square
Manchester M1 4BP


Nordcloud Deutschland GmbH (IBM)
Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 6
Tower 1 / 28 OG
80807 München


Nordcloud AS Norway


Nordcloud Oy
Elektroniikkatie 13
90580 Oulu (Technopolis)


Nordcloud sp z.o.o. Poland
Kupiec Poznański, 5th floor
Plac Wiosny Ludów 2
61-831 Poznań


Nordcloud Oy
Salo IoT Park Oy
Joensuunkatu 7
24100 Salo


Nordcloud Hosting Sweden AB
Drottninggatan 68, vån 5
111 21 Stockholm


Nordcloud, Austria
Obere Donaustraße 95
1020 Vienna


Ul. Marszałkowska 126/134
00-008 Warszawa


Nordcloud sp z.o.o. Poland
Spaces Wroclavia
ul. Sucha 3
50-086 Wrocław


Nordcloud Switzerland GmbH
Grafenauweg 8
6300 Zug

Get in Touch.

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Ilja Summala
Ilja’s passion and tech knowledge help customers transform how they manage infrastructure and develop apps in cloud.
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