Succeeding in employee driven innovation means that participation has to be super easy. That’s why our vision is “Innovation made easy”.


Orchidea Innovations is a leading Nordic software company focusing on innovation management. We help our customers to systematize and involve all stakeholders in innovation process. Orchidea innovation software enables employees, customers and partners to participate in innovation. Our software and expertise help our customers to accelerate innovation which leads to more profitable business. Every third Finnish TOP 25 corporation innovates with Orchidea.

Orchidea was established in 2002 to assist and catalyze in-person creativity. Since 2006 we have focused on systemization and acceleration of organizational innovation.

Management team

Orvo Kärkkäinen CEO

Orvo is the founder and CEO of Orchidea. He's primary role is to lead the software development at Orchidea. Orvo has being developing software for the leading Finnish corporations as entrepreneur for almost 20 years

Veikko Mantere Chairman of the board

Veikko is the chairman of the board at Orchidea, in addition to which he is partner at Innotiimi-ICG. Veikko has experience on innovation programs at many Finnish corporations.

Jouni Halme Sales and marketing director

Jouni is Sales and Marketing Director of Orchidea. In this role he manages the customer relationships of Orchidea. He has previously held sales and marketing leadership roles at Hewlett-Packard, Dell and ManpowerGroup.


Successful implementation of innovation management software requires careful change management. Orchidea co-operates with leading consulting partners in the field of change management. Learn to know our partners: