Kari Tuomala has 29 years of working experience in power engineering and industrial management. He is one of the founders and CEO of Merus Power located in Nokia, Finland. Before founding Merus Power in 2008 Kari was eight years a CEO of Nokian Capacitors a company famous for its capacitors, SVC’ and Series Compensation systems for transmission utilities. He has made his earlier industrial career in international projects and operations in Wartsila inc. were he held engineering and management positions in Finland, Singapore, Hong Kong and Netherlands. Kari holds a M.Sc in Engineering from University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland.