Sovelto Oyj is a Global Partner for The Ken Blanchard Companies®. Since 1996, Sovelto has been a leading training company in Finland, focusing on modern technology implementation and leadership development. We provide our extensive training services for all Finns—from the large companies to individual learners—by using the most modern methodologies of training and learning. Our mission is to create winning teams on all levels and support individuals to create their future CVs through continuous learning. Clients include Finland-based global companies Nokia, UPM, and Konecranes, and many multinational ICT integrators.

Sovelto Oyj is part of the Blanchard® global network, which includes locations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. At Blanchard, we have the experience and worldwide resources to deliver efficient, scalable solutions to meet all your leadership development and training needs.

Contact Us

Sovelto Oyj
Messuaukio 1
P.O. Box 89
00521 Helsinki, Finland
+ 358 42 42 2121


“SLII®  is the single biggest factor that has taken me forward as a leader, and is one of the few training sessions at which I really got new ideas or tools for my work life. SLII changed my life as a leader!”

- Mikko Nissi, Manager, Line Support, Nokia (NSN)

“Every leader in our corporation participated in the SLII®  training. The feedback was excellent! Risto deserves a special thanks for the skillful linking of SLII to our group's renewed strategy.”

- Kalle Talvenheimo, HR Manager, Oulun Energia

“Stadium has had excellent results while working with Risto. Risto’s strong professional skills coupled with an instructor with a colorful personality in regards to SLII® have resulted in exceptional praise and positive feedback.”

- Jaakko Soini, Country Manager, Stadium Finland

Areas of Expertise

  • SLII®
  • Self Leadership
  • Coaching Essentials
  • Building Trust
  • Team Leadership
  • Legendary Service

Upcoming events

September 7-9, 2021 | Virtual - Live, Finland | Finnish
The SLII Experience™ - Virtual


November 10-12, 2021 | Virtual - Live, Finland | Finnish
Self Leadership - Virtual


December 14-16, 2021 | Virtual - Live, Finland | Finnish
The SLII Experience™ - Virtual


Meet Our Team Leaders

Pasi Lehtiniemi
Pasi Lehtiniemi
Executive Consultant
Pasi Lehtiniemi is an experienced business manager and leadership developer. He has over 20 years of experience in project management and people-centered leadership. Pasi has been leading many complex and critical business changes, and he has strong networking and collaboration skills. He believes that good leadership is a missing link between people and successful business results.
Risto Ahonen
Risto Ahonen
Leadership Coach
Risto Ahonen has worked with Blanchard since 2000. He has extensive experience in delivering leadership programs to multinational and domestic audiences in many industries, including energy and utilities, financial services, manufacturing, retail, and telecommunications. Clients recognize Risto for his energetic presentations and his ability to connect with leaders at all levels. He believes that only self-leaders can be successfully led.