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Kristian Tanninen

Senior Consultant, Entrepreneur

Development Team Leader

  Project Management     Agile & Scrum Coaching     Software Architectures  

I’m a senior project manager, development team coach and startup entrepreneur. With 20 years of work experience I help companies to produce better software and services. My passion is to lead professional teams to create new innovations that are changing the way we work and live.


Consulting, training and interim management. Available online across the world or on-site in Finland, Austria, Switzerland and Germany:

Project Management

I’ve been responsible for vast variety of teams of software developers, creative professionals and industry specialists. My certified project management skills and lean business development experience make projects to achieve goals. Whether it’s Scrum development or ad-hoc task force, I’m available.

Scrum Training

Scrum training sessions have a measurable impact to software development team’s productivity. Agenda can be tailored from a quick Scrum team coaching to a full day process improvement workshop. Sessions can be held on-site or online for developers, Scrum masters, product owners and managers.

 Scrum Team Training and Productivity Coaching
 Product Owner Online Training and Certification
 Scrum Master Online Training and Certification
 Scrum Developer Online Training and Certification

Software Architectures

Well designed is half-done. Software architecture is much more than just technical specifications and UML diagrams. It’s about communication and knowledge. How to transform customer’s requirements into robust solutions, orchestrated with powerful platforms, SaaS services and APIs.

Product Development

Development knowhow is the backbone of my services: Over 20 years of software development projects, enterprise solutions and award winning SaaS products. I’ve helped companies from small to large in product management, requirements engineering, specifications and software development.

I’m familiar with broad variety of technologies and methodologies:

#Java Enterprise Edition #Enterprise Application Integration #Business Intelligence #Business Process Management #Relational Databases #Design Patterns #Development Frameworks #Continuous Integration #Application Servers #Web Development #Mobile Development #User Experience #Scrum Development #UML Specifications #Amazon Web Services #Open Source


As a consultant I’ve helped global companies, such as:

Project feedback given via UpWork freelancer network:


"Kristian did a great job guarding the scrum process for our team and facilitating the sometimes difficult conversations during the initial storming and norming phases."
Zurich, Switzerland 2017


"Very pleased to work with Kristian. His communications are great, he is very proactive, he sticks to deadlines, delivers the quality of work I expect and responds well to feedback. Highly recommended!"
Vienna, Austria 2016


"Excellent to work with, highly recommended."
London, United Kingdom 2015


Two decades of software development projects, team leading and business development:

Senior Consultant (Lumo Research), Founder of Growhold, Vienna, Austria
Interim project management, team leading, software architectures and startup development.

Founder of LumoFlow (Lumo Research), Graz, Austria
Founder of an award winning enterprise collaboration SaaS startup.

Product Manager, Project Manager, Logica CGI, Helsinki, Finland
Business unit manager and team leader responsible for Healthcare ERP solutions.

Software Architect, Valkeus Interactive, Helsinki, Finland
Requirements engineering, Java architectures and product development.

Consultant, Software Designer, Endero, Helsinki, Finland
Java EE development (lead developer) and architectures for large enterprises.

Consultant, Software Designer, Regex, Melbourne, Australia
Java EE development and architectures for large enterprises.

Software Developer, Satama Interactive, Helsinki, Finland
Search engine and web services development.


PSM-I Scrum Master Certification
2016 by Scrum.org

IPMA-C Project Management Certification
2008 by International Project Management Association

Situational Leadership II Training
2001 by Ken Blanchard Institute

Computer Science and Leadership
University of Helsinki from 1998 to 2001


Consulting, training and interim management:

From 65 € to 85 € per hour

Scrum training starting from 1.650 € per team or 650 € per person

VAT is added for Finnish customers or EU customers without a VAT code.

Small projects can be paid online with credit card. Long term projects are invoiced biweekly or monthly.


Got interested? Let’s schedule a meeting or Skype call:

Kristian Tanninen
Skype: kristian.tanninen
Austria: +43 699 1720 4621
Finland: +358 50 394 8923

Lumo Research is a limited company registered 2008 in Helsinki
VAT code: FI-22025460

Copyright © Kristian Tanninen 2008-2018