Ville Karkkolainen

Chief Business Development Officer, Bladefence Group

Prior to Ville’s current role as the Chief Business Development officer of Bladefence, he served 5 years as the CEO of Bladefence North America and 6 years as the Managing Director of Bladefence Europe, based in Helsinki Finland. During his 11 years with the company, it has grown to become one of the leading independent blade service providers. Ville has been an active speaker in dozens of industry events and a promoter of advanced blade repair procedures and pre-emptive blade maintenance strategies. Outside of wind energy he is an enthusiastic Harley-Davidson rider.