Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014
Optimaze Inc., a subsidiary of Rapal, a Finnish market leader in integrated workplace management systems software, today announced the appointment of John Vasellina as Product Manager, Workplace Development Solutions.
John comes to Optimaze from Genentech, where he served as Manager, Career Development and helped to design, develop, implement, and measure the effectiveness of companywide career development strategies, interventions, and initiatives. Previous positions during his eight-year career at Genentech included Interim Manager, Genentech CareerLab, Training Program Manager, and Learning Technologies Specialist. He also worked in the IT department.
In his role at Optimaze, John will bring his extensive organizational development and technical expertise to help define the next generation of Optimaze work environment software products. “My task is to help scale our consulting process and workplace development interventions through automated tools and databases and do it as efficiently as possible,” Vasellina said. “We’re here to help our customers by offering as much value as we can as fast as possible and at a low price point.”
“John brings creativity, energy, and a unique perspective to our business. We are excited to have him join our firm,” said Jyrki Kalavainen, President, Optimaze Inc. “His breadth of experience and entrepreneurial mindset has already made him a key addition to the Optimaze team. We view his appointment as a sign of our commitment to becoming the leader in our industry.”
“I am honored to join Optimaze in this newly created position and look forward to working with the Optimaze team in the U.S. and the Rapalians (a.k.a. Rapal team) in Finland,” Vasellina said.
John holds a Bachelors of Science, Business Management degree from California State University-Chico and a Masters of Science, Organization Development from the University of San Francisco.
Optimaze.net software offers best practices and tools for facilities and space management. Optimaze’s work environment development program and expert services support clients in maximizing their facilities. Optimaze has developed a concrete method to create a work environment that best suits each organization. The company’s method, the Pattern Book, is based on the experiences of over 20 years that the best experts in work environment development have gained in the evolution of modern knowledge work.