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Meet the Team: Erki, the Eternal Optimist

Many people working at Positium share a passion for geography. In this #MeetTheTeam post, we talk to Erki, one of the two people who has been living their passion at the company for the longest – 15 years. In this post, he tells us how that passion emerged when he was finishing high school, leading him to study geoinformatics at the University of Tartu. Keep reading to find out how he ended up at Positium, and how he went from developer to member of the board.
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#MeetTheTeam: Introducing Positium’s Office Ninja

Ninjas are hard to find these days but we have our own right here – his name is Kaarel. He is the person who was last year described as “Office Ninja who does his job quietly and seemingly effortlessly in the background, comes to the office as if he’s in stealth mode (blink and you’ll miss him!), and is so quick-witted you never know when you’ll be hit by another on-point remark.” But who is this fascinating man behind the ninja mask?
Photo: private collection

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#MeetTheTeam: Gerttu

If Positium would be compared to the Moomin family then everyone here knows who would get the role for Little My... Colleagues have described her as “a passionate fireball who will do anything for the sake of the team and the company. She will stand up for her teammates, she will see her projects through to their fruitful completion, and she will also make sure that our company keeps progressing in the right direction.” Today we will be introducing our Head of Operations, the one and only - Gerttu! Also known as Head of Excellence, above-mentioned Little My, or just Tank.

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Positium's Beginnings According to Margus Tiru

At Positium, we work with data that is innovative and even novel to some. But what many don’t know is that the roots of this company go way back to the early 2000s. Our Chief Data Officer and member of the board, Margus Tiru, has been with Positium for nearly 15 years - since its early days. We took a walk down memory lane with Margus, talking about the origin story of Positium and what inspires him in working with mobile positioning data (MPD).
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#MeetTheTeam: Marek

Next up in our #MeetTheTeam series, you will meet an expert who is passionate about sustainable and smart transport. Marek Rannala develops and manages projects at Positium, and leads consulting in mobility and transportation. Holistic approaches and improving transportation systems characterise his day-to-day work.
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