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 Hives' team with a passion for empowering future coders from diverse backgrounds to change their lives trough education. As result-driven problem solver, Emilia is dedicated to advancing the foundation's mission through innovative strategies and a commitment to educational excellence. Her leadership supports a collaborative team environment, ensuring Hive Helsinki remains a frontrunner in tech education.

Salla Uusitalo-Kettunen

Community Manager

Salla leads Hive's company collaborations and develops the student community together with the Hivers. 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

Pedagogy, 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.

Joakim Larres

Marketing Specialist

Joakim is the swiss army knife of marketing at Hive and responsible for keeping a steady flow of new applications coming our way. Be it campaigns, exploring ways to optimize the application journey, designing assets or diving into analytics, he will gladly take on the challenge (and probably learn something new on the way). Joakim believes that by working together with the right people and partners we can really contribute to Hive´s mission of providing inclusive and accessible education for everyone, regardless of background.

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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


A game industry veteran and Supercell alumnus, with 20 years of experience working in multidisciplinary teams and leadership, Drussila became inspired to tackle the lack of coding talent and diversity in tech with education. In 2017, she led the founding of Hive on behalf of Supercell, served as interim CEO during the school's building phase and continued to be involved as as a board member.

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.

Guilherme Décourt

Board Member

Founder of 42 São Paulo, Brazil, VC in tech & education, entrepreneur. Guilherme Decourt has been building 42 São Paulo for the past five years. Previously he was a General Partner at Monashees Capital, a Brazilian venture capital firm that invests in early-stage companies in technology and education.

Clarisse Berggårdh


CEO of Helsinki Partners, former CEO of Pohjoisranta BWC and Sanoma Magazines. Clarisse brings a communications and PR perspective to the board, and many years of experience on board work in big companies. Clarisse was also integral in the early days of building Hive.