Our people

To give the next generation of coding talent the best education, we have lined-up a team of passionate and experienced individuals from various backgrounds who will make extraordinary things happen at Hive.

Interested in joining our team? Send your application to jobs@hive.fi

The Team

Jordane Gengo

CTO, Bocal

Jordane ensures both pedagogy and peer-to-peer learning are successful at Hive. For Jordane, education signifies a key to a better world, and that’s why it should be accessible for everyone - no matter their background or identity. As a professional, Jordane is a hard-working individual who has a voracious thirst for knowledge.

Emilia Puschmann


Emilia leads the Hive team, and ensures the foundation continues to fulfill its mission of providing future-proof skills for talented coders from all paths of life.

Salla Uusitalo-Kettunen

Community Manager

Salla develops the student community together with the Hivers and manages Hive's communications and brand. She makes sure that there is always something fun happening at campus, whether that is a company event, a hackathon or a movie night! Salla loves demystifying coding and believes that psychological safety is the prerequisite for great code, innovation and creativity.

Simranjit Singh

Support Specialist, Bocal

Simranjit manages schools software and hardware technicalities to ensure smooth studies for our Hivers. He finds it fun to combine knowledge from different various fields in creative brainstorming and problem-solving, and thinks that with the ever-increasing global shift to digitalisation, having coding in our skill set is of utmost importance.

Sara Majasaari

Administration Specialist

Sara makes sure that all administrative matters and the school's facilities are in order. She has a sharp eye for details, a passion for driving things forward, and the ability to always keep the bigger picture in mind. Sara believes that Hive offers future coders a great opportunity to learn a broad set of skills highly valued in the job market.

Amedeo Majer

Developer, Bocal

Amedeo spearheads Hive's application development and maintenance, providing essential support to the team while facilitating advanced learning experiences for students. In his opinion and experience, Hive is necessary especially for people who may not fit into the traditional education system. The school gives an equal chance to acquire the skills necessary for a successful career in coding. With hard work and dedication, it is possible to enter the industry even without a formal degree.

Clément Cariou

Intern, Bocal

Clément has a passion for education and coding. As a pedagogy-oriented Bocal member, he is dedicated to helping students reach their full potential during their journey at Hive. Clément has endless curiosity and a strong belief that coding can unlock creativity and bring innovative solutions for the big challenges we face. He enjoys exploring fresh perspectives through coding and discovering.

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Join the team

Our team is always curious to meet people passionate about revolutionising the way coding is learned.

If you are looking for a chance to make tangible impact and join a truly extraordinary school, send us a message jobs@hive.fi.

Who are we?

Curious & passionate

We set the quality bar to our students by showcasing what quality means to us. Quality is highly subjective, but we are all motivated by continuous improvements and personal development.

Fair, fact-based & focused

Our applicants are a truly diverse bunch. In order to serve them the best, most fair and equal way, we aim to make decisions that are informed by proven facts, and avoid making too many assumptions.

Independent & responsible

Our team is made up of multitalented individuals – all owners of their specific area of expertise. We might not always agree on everything, nor do we have to, but we respect our colleagues' decisions.

The Board

Drussila Hollanda


With 15+ years in the games industry, working in multidisciplinary teams and leading people, Drussila has been inspired to tackle the lack of coding talent and diversity in tech with education. As a Project Lead in Supercell, she led the founding of Hive, and acted as Interim CEO during the school's building phase.

Linda Liukas

Board member

Author of Hello Ruby and founder of Rails Girl, a global movement to teach young women programming in over 300 cities, Linda has 10 years of experience in the field of coding and learning. She will bring her fresh perspective to Hive and support its mission of getting more young and diverse people into coding.

Risto Sarvas

Board Member

As a Professor of Practice at Aalto University, Risto is in charge of creating societally conscious engineers, designers, and business people. In addition to the academia, Risto has a career in strategic design and organisation development. He believes that by making digital and business education flow freely around the world, we can empower people to tackle serious problems and challenges.

Christina Dahlblom

Board Member

Christina has been an entrepreneur since she was 17, and involved in starting and leading several companies in the professional services industry. Originally a researcher of customer loyalty and PhD in marketing, she has spent the last 20 years working as a consultant, manager and board professional, with a passion for developing organizations, culture, leadership and sustainable working life.