Meet the team

Behind Paradise Tycoon is an Experienced Mainstream Games Development Company founded in 2017. Team members have worked together for many years developing and self-publishing mobile games reaching the top 10 download charts as well as collaborating with some of the greatest games studios.

Read more about the team on our Medium here


years of combined game industry experience


Installs on published games (and counting)


& building games are what we do best

A group of characters from our previous games


Harri Karppinen

Co-Founder, CEO

Game industry veteran & developer with 2 decades of experience. Former marketing director at Fingersoft - home of Hill Climb Racing game series with over 2 BILLION downloads.

Niko Alakastari


Frontend & backend developer with 10 years of games development experience. Former CTO of Frozen Vision Games and GameLab alumni from Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Antti Nousiainen

Game Designer

Sauli Partanen

Developer & Content Creator

Timo Juuti

Co-Founder, COO

Phd. in Science. Data nerd, game & economy designer and former record label boss and musician. Experience in working with media giants like Warner, Sony & Universal.

Veera Penttinen

Lead Game Artist

Art director & lead game artist with previous work experience on Kuuasema and Rovio on the world-famous Angry Birds game series. Highly skilled in creating stunning designs capturing the essence of Paradise Tycoon.

Simo Riikonen

Senior Programmer & Developer

Milla Rosi

3D Artist & Animator

Pekka Alavuotunki

Technical Artist

Tuomas Roininen


Game industry veteran with 2 decades of experience, game producer & designer. Coached startups with an accumulated valuation of Eur ~50M with many on the SLUSH 100 list

Marjaana Pasila

Ops & Partnerships Manager

Marjaana is a seasoned gaming industry expert with strong international experience and a diverse skill set. With previous work experience at Star Atlas and PokerStars, she brings a wealth of knowledge to our team.

Sandeep Pariyar

Environment Artist

Miika Koskinen

3D Artist & Animator

Rhenaill Abasolo

Community Manager


Mauvis Ledford

Tech Advisor

CEO and principal advisor at BitNinja. Mauvis has been launching tech startups for the past 15 years and is best known for being the former CTO of
CoinMarketCap and advisor for Aavegotchi and Dextools to mention few.

Ville Rauma

Game Advisor

Game industry veteran and Chief Operating Officer of Fingersoft, video game developer best known for the Hill Climb Racing game franchise with over 2 BILLION installs.

Joe Wong

Marketing Advisor

Principal at Fomocraft. 20+ years of integrated marketing experience at multiple award-winning global agencies. Launch CMO for MANTRA DAO and Polkastarter. Advisor for MANTRA DAO, GameStation, Launchpool and Finxflo.

Nicholas Krapels

Strategy Advisor

Principal at Fomocraft. Ex-Wanchain, advisor to MANTRA DAO, Finxflo, Launchpool and Aldrin. Published academician, educator, startup strategy and token economy expert.

David Hong

Legal Advisor

David has been leading the blockchain practice of King & Wood Mallesons Shanghai office, and has advised companies such as Bybit, eToro, Coinbase,,, and Hedera Hashgraph.