Discover the Smarter Way to Work

The M‑Files document management platform enables knowledge workers around the world to instantly find and use the right documents in any context, automate business processes, and enforce information control.

Our Mission = Your Competitive Edge

M‑Files gives businesses a competitive edge by making document‑centric processes more productive, predictable, and secure.

A Little Bit About Us

500+
employees
300+
partners
5000+
customers
100+
countries

Founder Antti Nivala

began developing document management software in Tampere, Finland

M-Files

released initial software

Subsidiary opened

in the United States

Product enhanced

to include intelligent information management capabilities

Company revenue

achieved 7x growth in five years. M-Files now has international offices in the UK, France, Germany, and Australia

Acquisition of Apprento

added artificial intelligence capabilities. M-Files became available via Software as a Service (SaaS)

HubShare acquisition

added collaborative information sharing through secure user-friendly portals

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Leadership Team

Antti Nivala
Founder and CEO

Antti is Founder and Chief Executive Officer at M-Files and also serves as Chairman of the Board. Antti conceived the vision of M-Files and continues to lead the direction and development of the company and the product. M-Files has been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative technology companies by leading industry analyst firms, including Gartner, Forrester, and Nucleus Research. In 2015, Antti was named Software Entrepreneur of the Year in Finland. He was also recognized as CTO of the Year in 2016. Previously, Antti worked at Nokia Corporation. He holds a master’s degree in software engineering.

Bob Pritchard
Chief Revenue Officer

Bob is the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at M-Files. Bob has been successfully delivering transformational growth across startup, emerging and multi-billion-dollar corporations for over 30 years. Most recently, Bob was the SVP, Global Sales & Channels at Camunda where he played a key part in growing the company from $20M ARR to over $50M ARR and grew the customer base by 178%. Prior to Camunda, Bob was the SVP, Global Sales for Alfresco Software where he led a team of 70 sales, pre-sales and subject matter expert resources across six regions. Bob has led various sales functions at Redwood Software, OpenText, Trintech and IBM. Bob also co-founded and served as VP Sales & Marketing for Tiova, a pioneering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider to professional services organizations.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and has completed executive education at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School and Harvard University.

Laura Carson
Chief Marketing Officer

Laura is the Chief Marketing Officer for M-Files and is responsible for the company’s go-to-market strategy, demand generation, brand positioning, product marketing, and channel marketing. Laura is a high-impact leader with more than 20 years in B2B technology software and services and a proven track record in helping organizations accelerate growth. Prior to joining M-Files, Laura has held various senior level marketing, sales and operational roles at Rocket Software, Imprivata, Navisite and NTT Data (formerly Keane, Inc.). Laura holds a BA in Organizational Management from Daniel Webster College.

Julian Cook
Chief Customer Officer

Julian is Chief Customer Officer at M-Files where he is responsible for ensuring customer success. Julian previously led the global sales organization which provides him with a unique insight into the needs of customers and how they can maximize the value of M-Files. Julian has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry, working in a variety of senior business development, marketing, product management and consulting roles for blue-chip and early-stage technology companies. He started his career in management consultancy, working for Andersen Consulting, Deloitte & Touche and PwC leading global eBusiness projects across the USA and EMEA. Julian holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Exeter.

Mika Turunen
Vice President of Engineering

Mika is responsible for leading the global product engineering organization with his team to build the products required to support the needs of M-Files’ vision, strategy and roadmaps. Mika has over 10 years of experience in various technology and leadership roles. Prior to joining M-Files, Mika worked extensively with OP Bank of Finland and in a number of consulting and product companies ranging from smaller startups to enterprises. Mika specializes in building, leading and defining different product engineering functions and spearheading transformational leadership programs.

Petra Rosvall
Chief People Officer

Petra is Chief People Officer at M-Files. Her mission is to co-create an environment where people are willing and able to thrive. Petra has held a variety of senior level HR positions in different industries and regions over the past 10 years. Before joining M-Files, she was the HR Director at a leading sporting goods company where she was responsible for people and culture development across the Americas region and based in Chicago, Illinois. Petra holds a MSc in Economics from HANKEN University, as well as a specialization degree for HRD from Haaga-Helia University. She is also a certified coach and facilitator.

Justin Kim
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Justin is the Chief Financial Officer for M-Files and manages all finance & administrative functions for the company. He has over 20 years of experience in technology, with deep expertise managing software & SaaS businesses. Prior to joining M-Files, Justin was the Vice President of Finance for Rocket Software and has held various financial leadership positions with IBM and Accenture. Justin holds a BA in Economics from UCLA and an MBA in Finance from the University of Southern California.

Scott Erickson
Senior VP of Channel Sales

Scott manages the M-Files Partner Program, which consists of a network of technology partners, solution providers and value-added resellers throughout the world. Scott brings over 10 years of experience in sales management roles in the software industry and is an entrepreneurial leader with a proven record of driving revenue growth and success in global B2B and channel sales. Prior to M-Files, Scott served as VP of Sales of Alibre, Inc., where he was responsible for guiding both direct and indirect sales efforts worldwide and grew the partner network from its infancy to more than 100 partners.

Anders Edlund
Vice President, Nordic Sales

Anders is the Vice President of Nordic Sales at M-Files. Anders brings over 30 years of enterprise sales and sales management experience to M-Files. Most recently he was the VP Nordic Sales for Pagero Sverige AB, a global SaaS network company, automating “Purchase to Pay and Order to Cash (P2P & O2C) processes. Anders has held several roles leading sales at companies like Verizon, Dimension Data, ATEA and NEC. He holds a BA in Marketing Economics and a Master’s in Business Leadership from IHM Business School, Gothenburg, Sweden. Anders also has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Polhems in Gothenburg Sweden.

Board of Directors

Antti Nivala
Chairman and CEO

Antti is Founder and Chief Executive Officer at M-Files and also serves as Chairman of the Board. Antti conceived the vision of M-Files and continues to lead the direction and development of the company and the product. M-Files has been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative technology companies by leading industry analyst firms, including Gartner, Forrester, and Nucleus Research. In 2015, Antti was named Software Entrepreneur of the Year in Finland. He was also recognized as CTO of the Year in 2016. Previously, Antti worked at Nokia Corporation. He holds a master’s degree in software engineering.

Nancy Harris
Director

Nancy Harris has more than 36 years of software industry experience. Most recently, she was the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Sage North America before retiring at the end of 2021. Harris served in a variety of leadership capacities at various early stage and mature software companies. She was Chief Operating Officer of ESO Solutions, a high-growth SaaS company, and held the same title at Asure Software. Prior to that, she was the Vice-President of Marketing at ClearCommerce Corp and the Director of Product Marketing and Product Management at BMC Software. Harris also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Intapp, a SaaS software company that provides an industry-specific cloud platform that transforms professional and financial firms’ critical business operations and has served on the Board of Austin-based non-profit organizations. Harris received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in marketing from Northwestern University.

Bruno Crémel
Director

Bruno Crémel is the General Partner at Partech Ventures, and serves on the board at M-Files Corporation. Prior to Partech, Crémel was CEO of Darty France, a leading electricals retailer, and from 2006 to 2012, he was General Partner and executive board member at LBO France. From 1998 to 2006, Crémel held different senior executive positions at worldwide retail leader Kering. Crémel started his career as a civil servant at the Ministry of Economy, where he managed the privatization of banks and public insurance companies before being appointed as the Chief of Staff for the Minister of Economy and Finance (Laurent Fabius) for two years. Crémel holds a Master’s degree in Sciences from the Ecole Centrale de Paris, he graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and is an alumnus of the elite post graduate Ecole Nationale d’Administration (Inspection Générale des Finances).

Jim Offerdahl
Director

Jim Offerdahl has more than more than 35 years’ experience in CEO, COO, CFO, and board director positions in high-growth technology companies. With significant expertise in both public and private companies, Offerdahl has led three initial public offerings, executed numerous mergers and acquisitions, and is known for his ability to grow revenues and profits on a worldwide basis. Currently, Jim serves as director of Q2 Holdings, a public company that provides online banking software and services to community banks and credit unions, director of DISCO, a venture backed provider of ediscovery solutions for law firms, corporations and government agencies, and advisory board member of CognitiveScale, a venture backed developer and provider of augmented intelligence software for financial services, healthcare and digital commerce markets. Jim also serves as director of Side by Side Kids, a faith-based non-profit that serves underprivileged children in Austin, Texas.

André François-Poncet
Director

André François-Poncet is Principal at Partech, focusing on growth equity investments. He joined in 2015. Prior to joining Partech, André was an analyst in the M&A and Corporate Finance group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London, where he started his career in 2012. At BAML, André executed 10+ large cap. M&A transactions across different sectors and geographies, with a strong focus on buy-side mandates. André holds a MSc. in Finance from University Bocconi (Summa Cum Laude) and a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from Télécom ParisTech.

Ian Kwok
Director

Ian is a Principal at Bregal Milestone. He brings significant operating and technology sector experience to management teams. Prior to joining Bregal Milestone, Ian was a Vice President at Insight Partners, where he focused on partnering with Insight’s portfolio companies to scale effective go-to-market teams through the application of proven and repeatable best practices. Prior to Insight, Ian led Sales Strategy and Operations at ZocDoc (a healthcare startup in New York) and was also an entrepreneur, having owned and operated an automotive dealership group and successfully sold the business to Lithia Motors (NYSE: LAD) in 2014. Ian started his career at Centerview Partners executing large-cap and complex M&A transactions. Ian received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his BA with honors from Pomona College. Originally from Hong Kong, Ian also speaks Cantonese and Mandarin.

Christophe Duthoit
Director

Christophe is senior advisor with Bridgepoint technology practice and with BCG TMT practice. Besides, he holds board roles of software and technology companies between US and Europe. He spent 26+ years with Boston Consulting Group, 14+ years of which as senior partner and managing director, where he held several global leadership roles in the IT and FS practices. Christophe advises software and IT services companies on matters of strategy, performance, change and M&A/PMI. In addition, he has gained extensive experience in digital/tech transformation, disruptive innovation and agile in financial services, business services, industrial goods. Before joining BCG in 1994, he worked for 7 years in IT with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).