Ari Palttala

Metropolitan Washington, DC

My name is Ari J. Palttala. I am a CEO, Consultant and Coach. My expertise is turning troubled or underperforming software companies around.

I currently serve as the President and CEO of Teamware, Inc., a portal, content management and collaboration software and services company. Under my leadership, the company expanded from a startup to a multimillion-dollar business with hundreds of customers in six countries.

During the past 25 years I have led, helped and coached several companies to the next level in various senior executive positions and consulting assignments. In all my leadership positions, I have paid much attention to the skills and career development needs of my employees. I also find personal satisfaction in coaching sports. Hockey is my passion and in which I am a trained coach.

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  • Work
    • Teamware, Inc.
  • Education
    • M.B.A.
    • M.S. Industrial Management
    • B.S. Mechanical Engineering