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. 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. We co-develop Orchidea together with our customers to match their evolving needs.

Management team

Orvo Kärkkäinen CEO

Orvo is the founder and CEO of Orchidea. He supports customers at Orchidea by leading software development and project delivery. 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 also is consultant and partner at Innotiimi-ICG. Veikko has personally worked on innovation programs and culture at many Finnish corporations. He has taught in the last 20 years thousands of people creative problem solving methods.

Jouni Halme Sales and marketing director

Jouni is Sales and Marketing Director 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: